Ralph Vaughan Williams
Beat! Beat! Drums!
from Dona Nobis Pacem
Forces or Category: SATB & orchestra
Orchestration: 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
for SATB and piano or orchestra
Taken from the cantata Dona Nobis Pacem, this short movement is scored for SATB choir with a piano reduction of the orchestral parts.
Material for the full orchestral version and an accompaniment for strings and piano is available on hire.