Birdsongs (1991)

Wild black crows- Night birds- The seagull

Leek, Stephen (born in 1959) [Australia]

Text by Brown, M.W.
Dutton, G.
Coatsworth, Elizabeth (1893-1986) [USA]
Published by Morton Music [Australia] , 1992
Ref. : MM-802  (10 p.)
Type of material: Full score
Text in: English
Epoque: 20th century (1990-2000)
Genre-Style-Form: Strophic ; Partsong ; Hymn (sacred)
Mood of the piece: luminous
Type of Choir: Unison (1 young children OR children voices)
Instrumentation: Piano (1 instrumental part(s))
Instruments: Piano (1)
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 1
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): A
Tonality: B flat major
Duration: 4.5 min.
Origin: Australia
Data about the life of the work: Three Australian songs for younger voices with texts about crows, night birds and the seagull. Requires sustained singing but vocal ranges are small. Copyright arrangements allow the photocopying of melody lines for a single choir or institution. Piano accompaniment of moderate difficulty.