Cups (When I'm Gone) by Anna Kendrick. By A.P. Carter, Heloise Tunstall-Behrens, and Luisa Gerstein. Arranged by Johnnie Vinson. For Concert Band (Score & Parts). Discovery Plus Concert Band. Grade 2. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.4003754).
The critically acclaimed movie Pitch Perfect about a college a cappella group featured this upbeat hit recorded by Anna Kendrick. The clever “cups” routine performed with a cup and table tapping has inspired numerous versions on social media. This arrangement for young players allows you to feature the percussion section, or be adventurous and have someone actually doing the “cups” routine out in front of the band!
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