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Year of composition
Lewis Carroll
Difficult (Grades 7+)
11 minutes
Classical music
Instrumental parts
Not available

A piece for full orchestra, SATB choir and mezzo-soprano/tenor soloists, this is a working of Lewis Carroll's nonsense poem 'Jabberwocky' It consists of seven verses, with the middle five based on elements of the main themes established in the first verse. The final verse is essentially a repeat of the first (the words are the same).

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