Medium/Advanced Concert Percussion Ensemble
7 Players + voice
Instrumentation: Amplified Spoken Voice, Percussion 1 (bongos, brake drum, crash cymbal), Percussion 2 (timbales, chains, crash cymbal), Percussion 3 (2 congas, snare drum, crash cymbal), Percussion 4 (3 concert toms, hi-hat), Percussion 5 (3 concert toms, hi-hat), Percussion 6 (concert bass drum, China cymbal), Timpani (4 drums).
With text by Lord Byron, The Destruction of Sennacherib is a powerful work for amplified spoken voice and a battery percussion septet. The piece is driving from beginning to end and will add a lot of variety to a percussion ensemble concert!