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Berceuse Heroique
  • Berceuse Heroique

    SKU: BBBE100402

    Claude Debussy; arranged by Michael Allen


    Moved by the sacrifices of his countrymen after the beginning of World War I in 1914, Debussy composed his Berceuse Heroique for solo piano with quotes of the Belgian National Anthem. It was dedicated to “His Majesty King Albert I of Belgium and his soldiers.” This was his only composition in the 12 months following the start of the war.

    • Instrumentation

      423.11 -  2 B flat Trumpets, 2 Flugelhorns, 2 Horns, 2 Tenor Trombones, Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Timpani, Percussion (optional)

    • Duration

      5' 00"

    • Difficulty

      Grade 4 - advanced high school or college/university ensemble

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