Considered by many to be the best cornet player of all time, Herbert L. Clarke left a legacy of superior musicianship through his famous studies. The term "Nereid" refers to the sea nymphs of Greek mythology who accompanied Poseidon, providing aid and comfort to sailors in distress or who were in battle on the high seas.
This performance of the piece by a full band provides a rough taste of how the sheet music sounds:
* Note: Houghton Horns is not in any way affiliated with the creators of this video. We included the video to give you a general taste of what the song will sound like, but these artists' interpretation of the piece may vary from your sheet music.