Category: Brass Band
Published on Thursday, 28 January 2010 16:23
Written by Bruce Gale
OTano Batak is widely regarded as one of the unofficial “national anthems” of the Batak people of North Sumatra (Indonesia). It is a folk song about that tells the story of someone who has traveled all over the world but still remembers his homeland. Batak choirs often sing it at cultural festivals. You can download the lyrics of the song in the original Batak language, together with translations into Bahasa Indonesia (the Indonesian national language) and English O Tano Batak (18.09 kB) here.
Here are the first few bars taken from my arrangement for brass ensemble:Download the brass ensemble score Full score Brass Ensemble (318.49 kB) here.and the brass band score Full score for Brass Band (317.32 kB) here. A full set of parts can be downloaded O Tano Batak - Parts (710.01 kB) here.