GSCC Member Event
The Making of the Drumfor SATB and percussion, by Bob Chilcott
In 1984 Bob Chilcott visited Uganda, where a drum maker made him a beautiful drum with a snakeskin head. The poems five short poems by Edward Kamau Brathwaite are a celebration of how the spirit of the drum is brought to life. 1. The Skin, 2. The Barrel of the Drum, 3. The Two Curved Sticks of the Drummer, 4. Gourds and Rattles, and 5. The Gong-Gong.