The Making of the Drum

Books | Percussion, SATB

Catalogue No: C5522
Composer: Bob Chilcott
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work
Composed for SATB a cappella choir and percussion. An unusual and highly effective choral cantata in five sections on poems by Edward Kamau Brathwaite.It narrates the ancient and intensely spiritual ritual of drum making by certain African peoples where the drum is revered as a living spirit. The poem is a celebration of how that spirit is brought alive and this setting is likewise exuberant, rhythmic and hugely exciting.
ISBN: 9780193355224
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 15 July 1999
No of pages: 40
Length: 12
Language: English
 
     
       

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        The Making of the Drum
        Percussion, SATB
        £8.95