Performed by the W.F. West High School Percussion Ensemble
Published by C. Alan Publications (www.c-alanpublications.com)
Featuring a balanced ensemble of keyboard and battery percussion, "Mercury Rising" is, in essence, a double fugue that gives all players the opportunity to shine.
Percussion 1 (bells, xylophone)
Percussion 2 (3-octave vibraphone)
Percussion 3 (4.3-octave marimba*)
Percussion 4 (4.3-octave marimba*, bass drum)
Percussion 5 (tam-tam, snare drum, suspended cymbal)
Percussion 6 (4 concert toms, suspended cymbal)
Percussion 7 (4 timpani)
*Percussion 3 & 4 may perform on the same Marimba.