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Little George : from "Eat and Be Eaten"

by Jennifer Fowler (2000)

Little George


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Little George : for soprano 1, soprano 2, alto, tenor, baritone & bass / Jennifer Fowler.

Library shelf no. 783.165542/FOW 3 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

Little George is part of a collection of songs with the overall title Eat and Be Eaten. The collection revolves around the subject of food in all its significance. Several themes recur, and the subject of greed features in a number of items. In this song, Little George is a small boy who can't stop eating. The text is by the composer, and is based on research conducted in the biscuit department of a large supermarket.

There are eight other items in the cycle Eat and Be Eaten. Another item is Big George who is a business man also suffering from greed.

Work Details

Year: 2000

Instrumentation: 2 Sopranos, alto, tenor, baritone, bass (one of more voices per part).

Duration: 4 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Commission note: Commissioned by The Song Company.. Part of the larger work "Eat and Be Eaten", commissioned by the Song Company.

First performance: by The Song Company, Roland Peelman — 6 Jun 01. Uniting Church, Paddington, Sydney, NSW

Text by the composer.

Performances of this work

6 Jun 01: Uniting Church, Paddington, Sydney, NSW. Featuring The Song Company, Roland Peelman.

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