Danse Macabre composed by Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921). Arranged by J. Gottry. Percussion Ensemble. For Percussion Ensemble (bells, chimes, xylophone, vibraphone (3-octave), marimba (4-octave), marimba (4-octave), marimba (4.3-octave), marimba (4.5 or 4.3-octave), timpani, triangle, cymbals, bass drum). Percussion Music. Medium. Score and parts. Duration 7:45. Published by C. Alan Publications (CN.13170).
An arrangement of Camille Saint-Saens's classic Danse Macabre. This arrangement is for a large percussion ensemble of 12 players. Josh Gottry has captured the essence of the Danse with this work.
A direct transcription from the original orchestra score by Camille Saint-Saens, this landmark work is the first piece to incorporate xylophone in the symphony orchestra.