Medium Percussion Ensemble with Soloist(s)
by Nathan Daughtrey
7-9 Players + Soloist(s)
Solo Voice (Soprano/Mezzo Soprano) or Instrument (B-flat & C parts included)
Marimba 1 (4-octave or shared 5-octave with Marimba 3)
Marimba 2 (4-octave)
Marimba 3 (5-octave)*
Percussion 1 (2 Timpani, Low D Crotale, Egg Shaker, Suspended Cymbal)
Percussion 2 (Tam-Tam, Bongos, Sleigh Bells)
Piano (optional)* *Vibraphone 2 and/or Marimba 3 are optional if the instruments are unavailable. However, if either instrument is omitted, you must use the optional Piano part. The included piano part may also be used as a piano reduction to accompany the solo voice or instrument without the percussion ensemble.
This unique arrangement of the beautiful & haunting Christmas favorite The Wexford Carol allows you to feature either a singer (mezzo soprano or soprano) or instrumental soloist (trumpet, clarinet, oboe, soprano saxophone, violin) with your percussion ensemble.