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Siyahamba

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David Marlatt

South African Folk Song arranged by David Marlatt


General Info

Year: 2002 / 2014
Duration: c. 2:25
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Eighth Note Publications
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $50.00


Instrumentation (Flexible)

Full Score
Part 1

  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • B-flat Trumpet
  • Violin

Part 2

  • Oboe
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • B-flat Trumpet
  • Violin

Part 3

  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • B-flat Tenor Saxophone
  • B-flat Trumpet
  • F Horn
  • Viola

Part 4

  • Bassoon
  • B-flat Tenor Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium T.C.
  • Euphonium B.C.
  • Cello

Part 5

  • Bassoon
  • B-flat Bass Clarinet
  • E-flat Baritone Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium T.C.
  • Euphonium B.C.
  • Tuba
  • String Bass

Timpani
Percussion

  • Bass Drum
  • Cabasa (Shaker)
  • Claves
  • Congas
  • Suspended Cymbal


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This is a traditional South African folksong that has been adapted and arranged for concert band. The authentic rhythmic backgrounds performed on a variety of percussion instruments add colour and interest. This is exciting music to add something really different to your next concert.

- Program Note from publisher


Performance Notes

Can be played by a minimum of five wind/string players. Percussion parts are not required but add a lot to the overall ensemble sound.


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Symphony Band (Phillip A. Ostrander, conductor) - 13 December 2020


Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music


All Wind Works


Resources

  • Marlatt, D. (2002). Siyahamba : South African Folk Song [score]. Eighth Note Publications: [Markham, Ont.].
  • Perusal score