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LYON, David (1938- )
FANTASIA ON A NURSERY SONG
Concert Originals Series GMCO048

Catalogue Number: GMCO048

Difficulty level: D What's this?

ISMN: 9790222235243

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Orchestration
2 Flutes (2nd doubling Piccolo), Oboe, 2 Clarinets in Bb & A (2nd doubling Bass clarinet), Bassoon
2 Horns in F, 2 Trumpets in Bb, 3 Trombones, Timpani, Percussion (Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Side drum, Cymbals, Tambourine, Triangle, Maracas, Claves), Harp
Strings (Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello, Bass)

This humorous piece consists of a series of variations on "Nick Nack Paddiwack". Many of the variations refer in one way or another to other composers, among them Rossini, Arthur Benjamin, Mahler, Nielsen, Richard Strauss, Brahms, Bartok and Stravinsky. A recording of this suite is available on a Marco Polo CD of works by David Lyon, played by the Royal Ballet Sinfonia conducted by David Lloyd-Jones.
Duration: 6½ minutes
A PACK comprises one full score, string parts 4/4/3/4/2 and any wind, brass and percussion parts.

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