The Drum


for SATB Choir and Snare Drum

The text is taken from an 18th century English poem by John Scott of Amwell and deals with an anti-war motif. The piece is dissonant throughout and thus requires educated voices. The work has a duration of about 3 minutes.

Video of the Baker University Chamber Choir performance


October 19, 2004 (Premiere), University of Northern Iowa Concert Chorale, Dr. Nicole Lamartine, Director

April 3, 2006, The Pembroke Singers of the University of North Carolina Pembroke, Dr. Gary Wright, Director

April 22, 2007, Valdosta State University Chamber Singers, Dr. David Johnson, Director

April 26, 2011, Baker University Chamber Choir, Dr. Matthew Potterton, Director


Baker University Chamber Choir Performance

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