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Witch Doctor

Item nr.: TSPCE18-021

Witch Doctor

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by Ross Bagdasarian; arr. Alan Keown

Easy/MediumConcert Percussion

9-11 Players

Alan Keown’s humorous arrangement of Witch Doctor, as heard on the classic cartoon Alvin and the Chipmunks, gives beginning percussion students a great opportunity to let their hair down and have a blast! The piece incorporates an array of nontraditional percussion instruments like a duck call, a siren whistle, a slide whistle, and a police whistle. These instruments are engaging for the students as well as the audience and can provide a welcomed relief from studying the more traditional instruments. Mr. Keown suggests that the most extroverted performer be given the duck call and make the most of it; let them be the star of the show!

Instrumentation: • Glockenspiel • Xylophone • Vibraphone • Marimba—low A • 4 timpani • Drums 4 concert toms, snare drum, bass drum) • Cymbals & gongs (ride cymbal, hi-hat, opera gong) • Accessories (cowbell, siren whistle, bulb horn, police whistle, slide whistle, duck call, vibraphone slap)

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