For Brass Quintet

Stacy Garrop

Set of Parts
Performing Ensemble: Brass Quintet
Instrumentation: 3 Trumpets or Flugelhorns, Horn, Trombone, Tuba
Item Number: 114-41587M
Number of Pages: 20
Duration: 0:04:25
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: Custom Print, 4-5 days


Quick Overview

Garrop's brass quintet describes the daily journey of the sun god, Helios, as he crosses the sky, then sleeps through the night in a golden boat which carries him back to the beginning. As such, her soundscape "...begins with a fast and fiery sunrise and ends in a serene, sunset mood." Helios was commissioned by the Gaudete Brass Quintet, who also recorded the work on Chicago Moves (Cedille label). For advanced performers. Dur.: 4'30"


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Scores & Parts

Helios - Score and Part(s)
Helios - Full Score - Study

Additional Information

Commission Commissioned by the Gaudete Brass Quintet
Composition Date 2011
Duration 4'30"
Orchestration 3 tpts/flugelhorns, hn, tbn, tba


Helios races his chariot across the sky
Helios descends below the horizon
Helios sleeps in a golden boat that carries him back to his point of ascent