That Sounds Like Nonsense
4 settings of Edward Lear for children and orchestra
- The Owl and the Pussy Cat
- Calico Pie
- The Quangle Wangle
- The table and the Chair (use this link to see page 1)
For many years at Dean Close I used to run a choral day for prep schools which culminated in singing Choral Evensong in the school chapel. In 1995 we decided to try something different – a secular concert. For this I wrote settings of 4 of the famous nonsense songs by Edward Lear, which were accompanied by the school orchestra. It was, in so many ways, crazy…!