The Owl and the Nightingale 1965
Program Notes:

This work was written primarily to be used as a classroom teaching piece for grade school music classes and choruses. It has been performed in public by choirs at various levels including being programed as a novelty piece by college groups. The percussion parts may be played by any high and low pitched instruments or done by hand clapping. The idea was for teachers to use whatever instruments they had at hand. If you would like copyable biographical information for a program notes, click underlined text to the right. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

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Premiere: March 1965, Raleigh NC, in the Raleigh public school system series, conducted by the composer. This work was first published by Canyon Press: in the Juilliard Repertory Project Series © 1966. This work is...

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Text by Kay K. Maves



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