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Blue Work


Nursery Rhyme Suite

for wind quintet

Year:  1990   ·  Duration:  6m
Instrumentation:  fl, ob, cl, bn, h.

Year:  1990
Duration:  6m
Instrumentation  fl, ob, cl, bn, h.

Composer:   Eric Biddington

Borrow/Hire:

To borrow or hire parts please email SOUNZ directly at info@sounz.org.nz. Please note that only library members in New Zealand and Australia can borrow or hire parts.

About

The arrangement of four traditional tunes, Nursery Rhyme Suite was written to be played by the Cashmere High School Wind Quintet. The first public performance was given by the Quintet on 9 August 1990 at the I.H.C. Rehabilitation League Sheltered Workshop in Christchurch.


Commissioned note

Written for the Cashmere High School Wind Quintet


Difficulty note

Recommended by the composer for the Schools' Chamber Music Contest. Suitable for players approx. grade 5.


Contents note

Three movements:
1.Hickory Dickory Dock
2. Golden Slumbers
3. Pop Goes The Weasel (This Old Man)


Performance history

09 Aug 1990: Performed by the Cashmere High School Wind Quintet at the I.H.C Rehabilitation League Sheltered Workshop in Christchurch

Performed by Anthony Ferner (flute), Susan Voight-McKeich (oboe), Gretchen La Roche (clarinet), Bernard Shapiro (French horn), Selena Orwin (bassoon)