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Old man platypus : for medium voice and piano

by Colin Brumby (2001)

Animal crackers

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Animal crackers : songs for young voices (unison or solo voices) / by Colin Brumby

Library shelf no. 782.7542/BRU 33 [Available for loan]

Old man platypus

Out of stock

We expect this item to be back in stock and available for purchase on 27 Jan 2017.

Work Details

Year: 2001

Instrumentation: Child's voice (or unison voices), piano.

Duration: 3 min.

Difficulty: Easy

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My favourite Australian art song repertoire

Posted by Australian Music Centre on 15 July, 2013

The AMC asked leading practitioners to select their favourite Australian art song repertoire, to provide delegates to the 2013 International Conference of Vocal Teachers (Brisbane 2013) with an introduction to this rich and diverse landscape.
This is just one of a collection which has a range of 9 notes and uses mainly crotchets (quarter) and quavers (eighth) notes throughout, making it particularly suitable for very young or early beginning singers. The syllabic treatment of Banjo Paterson’s text, except for one melismatic phrase, allows young singers the opportunity to gain confidence with the shorter phrase lengths. This song has been included in the list as one of the many written by Brumby for suitable young voice with many pedagogical applications.
Cathy Aggett