Voice, Recorder, Piano Accompaniment, Guitar
Composed by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. Book Only. Composed 1999. 120 pages. Chester Music #MUSCH57042. Published by Chester Music (BT.MUSCH57042).
There are seven songs and an instrumental interlude, making all together an entertainment that provides opportunity for very simple stage action and dancing: nothing at all elaborate is needed in the way of scenery and costumes.The voices are in unison throughout, and their part is always doubled by instruments, which should make it relatively easy for quite young children to learn their way into Davies's delightful tunes. The references to Hoy areincidental, and could possibly be adapted to suit the locality of a particular performance. In any event, most of these tall stories and rhymes will appeal to children everywhere.
Set of instrumental parts (8 descant recorderparts, 4 tuned percussion parts and 4 unpitched percussion parts).