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The Ballad of Red Fox

(No. 3 from Creatures Great and Small) CME Intermediate

By Derek Holman

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Choral, Chorus, Piano (SSA Choir)
(No. 3 from Creatures Great and Small) CME Intermediate. Composed by Derek Holman. CME Intermediate Series. Contemporary, Classical. 10 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051467884. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48004539).

Item Number: HL.48004539

7x10.5 inches.

Here the poet writes of the sufferings of a hunted animal, and in the music Holman has portrayed the cruelty of the hunt. The yellow of the sun and the hot sky contrasts brutally with the red of the fox's brush, and of the blood which flows when he is killed by bullet and dagger. (2:55).

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