A Barnful of Bovine Ballads

A cycle of 8 songs about cows for SA & piano

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I started to write this collection of songs during 1999 and completed it towards the end of 2000. I had had hoped to arrange a performance of the cycle when the foot and mouth crises happened and it didn’t seem particularly appropriate to sing silly songs about cows when around the country many animals were being slaughtered and farmers being put out of business.

I promptly forgot about this song cycle until December 2011 when trying to decide what to for with my small choir, Cantemus, for their Spring Concert in March 2012. I thought it about time to brush down the hide, step over the pats and to get my teeth into the beef of these songs…etc…

These songs can be sung by a soloist (follow the top line), or a choir.

Score ID
Year of composition
Various Poets
Easy (Grades 1-3)
10 minutes
Choir + keyboard
Classical music

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