Sweet and Sour Nursery Rhymes

Sweet and Sour Nursery Rhymes : Vocal score

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for SATB and french hornLarsen takes three nursery rhymes, familiar to every adult from their childhood, and uses the vocal lines and horn to personify the characters in each rhyme. In the first nursery rhyme, 'There was a little girl, ' the "horrid little girl" cavorts through the piece spouting blatant parallel fifths and brassy nonsense syllables and the setting of the last rhyme 'Try, try again' embodies success amidst many failed attempts.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 40 pages
  • 172.72 x 266.7 x 1.27mm | 22.68g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 019386276X
  • 9780193862760

Table of contents

There was a little girl ; Little Boy Blue ; Try, try, againshow more

About Libby Larsen

Libby Larsen (b. 24 December 1950, Wilmington, Delaware) is one of America's most prolific and most performed living composers. Her catalogue of over 200 works spans virtually every genre from intimate vocal and chamber music to massive orchestral and choral scores. Her music has been praised for its dynamic, deeply inspired, and vigorous contemporary American spirit. Constantly sought after for commissions and premieres by major artists and orchestras around the world, Libby Larsen has established a permanent place for her works in the concert repertory.show more