Little Drummer Boy – Percussion Ensemble and Orff Arrangement Sheet Music

This popular Christmas song was written by the American classical music composer Katherine Kennicott Davis in 1941, based upon a traditional Czech carol.

On this page you can find a percussion ensemble arrangement, an easier Orff arrangement, and Printable PDF files for free download.

 

Arrangement Details

As you have already seen, here you’ll find a percussion arrangement and an easier Orff arrangement. The arrangements are in F major, in 3/4 meter and at easy-intermediate level. The triplets at the snare drum are the characteristic rhythmical motif and whoever takes on this role should keep the tempo steady.

The percussion arrangement available here includes the following instruments:

  • Glockenspiel
  • Xylophone
  • Vibraphone
  • Marimba (2 players)
  • Snare Drum
  • 3 Timbani (F – C – B♭)

The Orff arrangement, respectively, includes:

  • Soprano Glockenspiel
  • Alto Metallophone
  • Soprano Xylophone
  • Alto Xylophone
  • Bass Xylophone
  • Snare Drum

 

Little Drummer Boy – Percussion Ensemble Free Sheet Music PDF

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Percussion Ensemble Arrangement Sound file

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Little Drummer Boy – Orff Arrangement Free Sheet Music PDF

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Orff Arrangement Sound file

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