by Sean Womack
Instrumentation: Glockenspiel, Chimes, Vibraphone, 2 marimbas—(1) 4-octave, (1) low A*, 3 timpani, Drums (snare drum or tom, concert bass drum), Accessories (tambourine, triangle)
*If two marimbas aren’t available, M1 & M2 can share a 4.3-octave (low A) instrument.
Sean Womack’s medium-easy percussion ensemble arrangement of Patapan, a tradtional French carol, is a dark and contemplative piece, perfect for any holiday-themed concert. Written in cut-time, this piece features many layers and textures with an assortment of percussion instruments that can be found in almost any bandroom. Patapan is perfectly suited for an intermediate middle school or beginning high school percussion ensemble.
This piece comes as a professionally printed and bound score and includes individual parts in PDF format for printing or for tablet viewing.