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Item #: G-7539 Status: Available
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Instrumental parts included: C Instrument
Separate Instruments: Percussion
Text Source: George Hunt Smyttan, 1822–1870, alt.
Music Source: C’était au temps des châteaux
Difficulty Level: E/M
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.
Scored for: Percussion, Woodwinds
Number of Pages: 8