3. Essay für Orchester op.47

of Samuel Barber (1910-1981)

Cast separation

1. Drummer

  • xylophone
  • snare drum, small drum, side drum

2. Drummer

  • cymbal, suspended cymbal
  • snare drum, small drum, side drum

3. Drummer

  • bongos, bongo drums, Cuban tom-toms
  • bells, glockenspiel
  • wood block, Chinese block
  • thunder sheet

4. Drummer

  • Tamtam (hoch)
  • whip, slap stick
  • Tamtam (tief)

5. Drummer

  • Crotales in c‘‘‘‘
  • bass drum, big drum, baisse drum
  • Crotales in cis‘‘‘‘ ( des‘‘‘‘ )
  • Crotales in fis‘‘‘‘ ( ges‘‘‘‘ )

1. Timpanist

  • timpani, kettle-drums

2. Timpanist

  • timpani, kettle-drums
Note: An “X” indicates that the particular instrument is necessary, although the amount is not further specified. If no percussion instrument is required for this work, the indication “Kein Schlagwerk” (no percussion instruments) appears on the list.

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