Concerto for Cello and Orchestra

of Elliott Carter (geb. 1908)

Cast separation

1. Drummer

  • guiro, guiro scraper, gourd, guaracha
  • snare drum, small drum, side drum
  • cymbal, suspended cymbal

2. Drummer

  • tom-tom, jazz tom-tom
  • bongos, bongo drums, Cuban tom-toms
  • bass drum, big drum, baisse drum
  • vibraphone, vibraharp
  • snare drum, small drum, side drum

3. Drummer

  • xylophone
  • marimbaphone, marimba, resonaphone
  • temple bloc, Corean bloc
  • log drum, slit drum, jungle wood drum
  • wood block, Chinese block
  • Cowbell, Jazz Cowbell
  • bells, glockenspiel

1. 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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