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Green Parrot St

Sheet Music: Score

Green Parrot St / Peter Dasent.

by Peter Dasent (2013)

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  • Instrumentation: Piano.
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    Performance by Peter Dasent from the CD Songs for solo piano


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The title refers to a cafe called The Green Parrot in Wellington New Zealand, where I grew up. In its heyday, in the forties and fifties, it was "the place to be". As a child my family would go into the city for Friday night shopping, and I remember when we drove past it there were garish lights and lots of people milling around. So this music is my memory of a place I never went to, but imagine being rowdy, with music - jazz, some fifties pop, some romantic love songs - interspersed with the hectic sounds of the city - traffic, car horns, things getting a bit out of hand maybe.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (5p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Medium

Duration: 4 min.

First performance 5 Nov 15. Colbourne Avenue, Glebe, Sydney

The player is encouraged to improvise their own solo in section B. Otherwise the solo on the CD "Songs For Solo Piano" has been transcribed.

The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
Stomp, jazz, Thelonious Monk, Dr John

Typeset edition.

This edition produced 2016.

ISMN: 979-0-720169-14-9

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Songs for solo piano
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