Michael's Drum

Chantal Dubois

Text Author: George Hunt Smyttan

Arranger: Thomas W. D. Bell

Arr. © 2011 GIA.

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Vocal Forces: SATB, Assembly

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Instrumental parts included: C Instrument

Separate Instruments: Percussion

Text Source: George Hunt Smyttan, 1822–1870, alt.

Music Source: C’était au temps des châteaux

Series: Choral

Difficulty Level: E/M

Description:

Based on a French-Canadian melody, “Michael’s Drum” is a choral setting of Smyttan’s well-known Lenten text “Forty Days and Forty Nights.” The modal melody is accompanied by keyboard, C instrument, tambourine and, of course, drum. Alternate choral harmonies are provided on some verses.

Percussion part is for tambourine and hand drum.

Categories: Choral Vocal

Seasonal: Lent

Scored for: Percussion, Woodwinds

Number of Pages: 8

Language: English

Format: Octavo

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