El Cant dels Ocells (El canto de los p�jaros)

Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Classical music
String orchestra
Instrumental parts
Not available

The melody that became famous by Pau Casals, "El Cant dels Ocells" (The Song of the Birds), will end this musical time: "In October 1971, Pau Casals received the Medal of Peace of the United Nations. He played the melody of a Catalan folk song: "El cant dels ocells." When the birds sing, theirs is a song of peace. This is the music that Bach, Beethoven and the other great masters would admire and love. It is born of the soul of my people: Catalonia." Here in my onw version for flute and strings

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