Wexford Carol, The
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.
Grade Level: 3
Number of Players: 7-9 + Soloist
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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)
*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.