This is a piece for 6 players of higher intermediate level.
The title is derogatory – written when Colin’s son was keeping him awake when he was a
Counting is very important for all parts, especially as the 6/8 time signature at the
beginning is disrupted by hemiolas.
The tin bath is optional. A tray will have the same musical effect, but the drama of a
performance of Lullaby for Barnaby makes this an experience to remember.
1: Floor Tom, Cowbell
2: Clash Cymbal, Triangle, Concert Toms
3: Small Tom, Large Tom
4: Tambourine, Bucket of Gravel
5. Snare Drum, Woodblock
6: 2 Susp. Cymbals