EvenStar (Version 3)
Drawing its inspiration and title from Edgar Allan Poe's poem "Evening Star," EvenStar is a lullaby for mezzo soprano, cello, and keyboard percussion (or piano) that tugs at the heart strings with its bittersweet harmonies and soaring, lyrical melodies.
Grade Level: 3
Number of Players: 3-4
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Keyboard Percussion (2 octaves Crotales, Vibraphone, 5-octave Marimba)*
Optional Piano (replaces percussion)
*To decrease the difficulty level, two individual percussion parts (Vibraphone and Crotales/Marimba) are also included, thus turning the piece into a quartet. Bells may be substituted for the Crotales in this version.