The song of the strangled chicken

David Jimmink
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Large mixed ensemble
Instrumental parts
Not available
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This is a rather weird song… (including the "tuning of the instruments" part)

Written for Auke Jan and his sister Maartje when I was 16 or 17 years old on my computer of those days. That computer (I'm talking about an advanced computer of the year 1986) was only able to produce one tone at the time - so this song is a series of single tones. I had a lot of fun reentering those notes on my advanced computer of the year 2005 - and thus I was able to put a lot of funny things into the score.

A translation of the lyrics in Dutch is on the title page.

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