Why the parrot repeats human words
for narrator, clarinet, viola and percussion; based on a Thai folk tale

Emily Doolittle
Composition Date: 2005
Genre: Solo Voice, With Chamber Ensemble, Woodwind(s) / Percussion, String(s) Bowed

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Clarinet
  • 1 x Percussion
  • 1 x Narrator/Actor
  • 1 x Viola
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Programme Note:
Commissioned by: Canada Council for Meduse.

Premiere Information:
29/07/2005 Festival of the Sound Parry Sound Meduse

CATALOGUE INFO:

  • Call Number:
  • MV 1253 D6915wh
  • Genre:
  • Solo Voice, With Chamber Ensemble, Woodwind(s) / Percussion, String(s) Bowed
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • July 23, 2008
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 score (iii, 36 p.) + 3 parts ([42] p.) ; 36 cm.
    39 Pages
    Height: 28 cm
    Width: 22 cm
    Parts page count: 42
  • Language Information
  • Language of libretto: English
  • Additional Information:
  • Narrator, clarinet, viola and percussion
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