Orff arrangements of steel band music
By Deborah Fischer Teason and Gage Averill
For grades 3 and up.
The booklet includes cultural and historical background, map, photos of the instruments and Pandemonium (steel band) in action, and charts for arranging your ensemble. There are copy-permissible transcriptions for 3 pieces for Orff instrument ensembles information about the Engine Room , the unpitched percussion section that drives the band.and a CD of the performances and demos of each piece.
The CD includes performances by Pandemonium and synthesizer demos of each piece as arranged for Orff instruments.
Pieces: Linstead Market, Miss Mary, Rivers of Babylon.
5.0 (based on 1 customer reviews)
By Bart Brush
from Humboldt Elementary School, Arizona
Pros: Good, standard repertoire
Cons: Rivers of Babylon melody differs slightly from the Melodians' version.
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