Sheet Music arranged by Stacy Fahrion
Patapan is Stacy Fahrion’s showcase arrangement of the classic French Christmas carol. In the original lyrics, “turerurelu, patapatapan” mimic the sound of the flute and drum. This version gradually builds to a heavily syncopated finale.
Digital Sheet Music
Patapan (Digital: Single User)
Patapan (Digital: Unlimited Reproductions)
|Method Book Match|
|Number of Pages||4|
About the arranger
Stacy Fahrion writes in a style she calls “Whimsically Macabre.” Many of her compositions have been concocted from the remains of nursery rhymes. Her music has been described as “offbeat quirky seriously beautifully funny mischievously madly serious.” Stacy holds a Master’s degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Iowa, and teaches piano lessons in Denver. She enjoys performing at house concerts, and when she’s not conjuring up new pieces, she can usually be found hiking in the mountains.
This product is part of a collection
A Mostly Minor Christmas
A Mostly Minor Christmas, is a quirky late intermediate collection by Stacy Fahrion that contains some familiar carols arranged in unfamiliar ways, such as Deck the Halls, in 7/8, and Mambo All the Way, a minor-key mambo version of Jingle Bells. There are a couple of jazzy tunes with silly lyrics, including Gloomy Old St. Nick, and O Spider Tree. Finally, there are several soaring lyrical carols in mostly minor keys. The only piece in this collection that’s in a major key is a subtly reharmonized version of Silent Night.
You may also be interested in
Dance of the Three Arabian Kings
Dance of the Three Arabian Kings, is a mashup of the Arabian Dance from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker ballet and We Three Kings, stylishly arranged for intermediate piano by Jennifer Eklund. This piece is part of the Yuletide Treasures songbook.