OR005a Nonsense! - Orriss, M./Lear, E.

£17.99 – £21.99

*Finalist, NFA Newly Published Music Competition
Six of Edward Lear's Nonsense poems are set here for advanced Quartet with Narrator. The essential character of each limerick is captured in half a dozen short movements, featuring a brute of a bee, a mean harpist, a sentimental waltzing bluebottle, a lady with a fly-away bonnet, a man dying of boredom, and a very itchy flea! Also available for a larger ensemble (OR005b) with narration from within the group.This highly entertaining and unusual set of pieces is dedicated to Atarah Ben-Tovim, and is performed below by the composer and Festive Flutes.

Grading: 8 to 9

Duration: 5'00

Composer: Orriss, M./Lear, E.

Instrumentation: Flute Quartet with Narrator: Fl 1/Picc, Fl 2, Fl 3/Bfl, Afl.


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