Huron Tale

A Northern Monologue

page one of Huron Tale

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Full details

Huron Tale, A Northern Monologue stems from an actual event in Thunder Bay. Singer Barbara Wester encountered a crow hanging by a strand of fish line, hooked in the back on the shores of Lake Superior. She managed to reach him without drowning, took him down, and he spent a half hour in her lap in erudite conversation with her before returning to his people. Following the surreal experience came a reading of the complete Hiawatha on the shores of Gitchi-Gumi. Huron Tale is the second of the "Songs of the Ancients" for middle or high voice.

Score ID
Year of composition
George Skipworth
Difficult (Grades 7+)
5 minutes
Voice + keyboard
Classical music

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