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There was a man lived in the moon

Digital Sheet Music [PDF]: Score

There was a man lived in the moon : 20 traditional nursery rhymes [eScore] / arranged by Andrew Ford.

by Andrew Ford (2015)

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  • Instrumentation: Soprano and/or baritone voices, flute/piccolo, oboe, clarinet/bass clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, percussion, piano/harpsichord, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass.
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These arrangments vary in instrumentation. Most are for one singer with two or three players and none is for the same combination of instruments, so in addition to being a set of nursery rhymes, the piece as a whole is an introduction to instruments of the orchestra. Individual songs can be performed in any order.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 digital (PDF) facsimile score (29p. -- B4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Medium

Duration: 28 min.

Contents note:

1. Have you seen the Muffin Man? (voice, bass clarinet, bassoon, trombone) -- 2. Cock a Doodle Doo (voice, 2 violins) -- 3. Miss Polly had a Dolly (2 voices, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, side drum) -- 4. Lavender's Blue (voice, horn, bassoon) -- 5. Higglety Pigglety my black hen (voice, oboe, bassoon) -- 6. Ride a cock horse to Banbury Cross (voice, harpsichord, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass) -- 7. The Tailor and the Mouse (voice, flute, clarinet, bassoon, tubular bells) -- 8. Incy Wincy Spider (voice, piccolo, bass clarinet) -- 9. Aiken Drum (voice, bodhran, violin, viola, cello, double bass) -- 10. Girls and Boys come out to Play (voice, harpsichord, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass) -- 11. On a Mountain Stands a Lady (voice, piccolo, side drum, cello, double bass) -- 12. Oranges and Lemons (voice, trumpet, trombone, tubular bells) -- 13. Hot Cross Buns (voice, harpsichord) -- 14. See saw, Marjorie Daw (voice, viola, cello) -- 15. I love little pussy (voice, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone) -- 16. Ding dong bell, pussy's in the well (voice, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, tubular bells) -- 17. Little Boy Blue (voice, horn, viola, cello, double bass) -- Twinkle, twinkle, little star (piano) -- 19. Baa, baa, black sheep (voice, piano) -- 20. Rock-a-bye Baby (2 violins, viola, cello).

Commission info: Commissioned by ABC Classics

The album, There Was a Man Lived in the Moon, was released by ABC Classics. It includes nine more songs: seven original and two folk song arrangements.

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