Beat! Beat! Drums!

from Dona Nobis Pacem

Ralph Vaughan Williams
Vocal score
Printed to order
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for SATB and piano or orchestra
This movement from Vaughan Williams's cantata Dona Nobis Pacem vividly evokes the brutality of war, drawing on the menace and violence of the Walt Whitman poem that it sets. This vocal score features a piano reduction of the orchestral accompaniment; materials for the full orchestral version and strings and piano version are available on hire.

Additional Information

Item Number: 9780193866201
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 16
Duration: 3 Mins
Publication Date: 06/06/2002
ISBN: 9780193866201
Format: 254x178
Voices: SATB
Force: SATB & orchestra
Instrumentation: 3 fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bn, cbn, 4 hn, 4 tpt (2 opt), 5 tbn (2 opt), tba, timp, 3 perc (BD, TD, SD, cym, tam-tam, tri, tamb, glock, bells), hp, org (opt), str


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