Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (tenor with chamber ensemble)
by Michael Sollis (2009)
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Text by Michael Sollis after Rudyard Kipling
"This is my story
He's just one foot high
Kind of feline
Through the way he
Wherever he goes
From his pink nose
To his tail - fluffed
Like a bottle brush...
Instrumentation: Flute/piccolo/woodblock, bass clarinet/cabasa, French horn/eggshaker, harp/maraca, marimba/snare, cello, violin, amateur voice.
Duration: 10 min.
Written for: Griffyn Ensemble
The composer cites the following stylistic and literary influences on this work:
musical theatre, Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book, Cabaret.
- Influenced by: Literature & Poetry
Performances of this work
6 Nov 09: St John Anglican Church, Canberra. Featuring Griffyn Ensemble.
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