Carnifal was commissioned by Caerphilly Music Service in 2011 to be performed by their county percussion ensemble and samba band at St David’s Hall, Cardiff. It is scored for 7 percussionists, bass guitar and optional piano but any extra players can double the tenor drum or bass drum parts. The samba band can be of any size.
Part One of Carnifal can also be played as a stand-alone concert piece without the presence of a samba band.
Tenor Drum (1 or more players)
Bass Drum (1 or more players)
Samba Band (Part Two only)
Duration: 6 minutes