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Description

Part of the Songspin Songbook collection

A genre-defying collection of songs for female vocal trio, written for Juice Vocal Ensemble.

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This is a very old cautionary ballad that, like many folk tales, has no definite origin, there being many different versions from around Europe. I shifted the tonality of the melody from the Cecil Sharp arrangement to something slightly less cheery.

First performed by Juice Vocal Ensemble in December 2008 at St. James Piccadilly, London.

Details

Categories
Duration
4 minutes
Libretto/text
Traditional
Premiere
Juice Vocal Ensemble, St James Piccadilly, London, December 2008
Scoring
2 Soprano, 1 Alto
Composition date
2008

Recordings

Songspin Juice Vocal Ensemble 13th June 2011

Performances

1 December 2008

St. James’ Piccadilly, London

Juice Vocal Ensemble