In Celebration of the Human Voice - The Essential Musical Instrument

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Bob Chilcott
Jazz Songs of Innocence

Piping down the valleys wild

The Lamb

The Little Boy Lost/The Little Boy Found

The Echoing Green

The Divine Image

This vibrant collection presents five jazzy settings of poems from William Blake's Songs of Innocence. Chilcott challenges the expectation of the listener by setting each classic text in a different jazz-inspired style-from the laid-back swing of 'The Echoing Green' and ballad-like setting of 'The Lamb' to a lilting jazz waltz, 'The Little Boy Lost/The Little Boy Found'. The voices are underpinned by a stylistic piano part, which may be played as written or serve as a guide, and a part for bass and drum kit is available separately for jazz trio accompaniment. Ideal for performance individually or as a suite, these innovative songs will make a colourful addition to any concert programme.

Item code: 9695B | Songbook | $11.45 add item to cart
Vocal Jazz | SSA | 36 Pages | Softcover | 8 x 11
9780193381568 | 9780193381568

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