Jumblies Suite (John Kilpatrick)

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  • (Posted 2014-12-30)  CPDL #33972:  Network.png PDF Scores and parts
Editor: John Kilpatrick (submitted 2014-12-30).   Score information: A4, 118 pages, 832 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The edition is that performed at the Buxton Festival Fringe in 2014. Scores available: Full Score (in concert pitch), 118 pages; Vocal Score (with piano reduction), 54 pages; Parts for piano, wind and percussion, each 12 to 16 pages; Also available is General scheme of the work and the libretto.

General Information

Title: Jumblies Suite (The Story of the Jumblies) Composer: John Kilpatrick
Lyricist: Edward Learcreate page

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB, div.
Genre: SecularUnknown

Language: English
Instruments: Wind ensemble comprising clarinet quartet, trombone trio, horn and percussion; piano.

First published: 2014
Description: A 35 minute suite with introductory & linking sections for tenor solo and piano, and choral numbers with wind ensemble. A version of "The Owl and the Pussy-cat" must be separately sourced: either that by Hely-Hutchinson, or the one by Stravinsky. Some solo instruments and percussion are included in the linking sections. The work includes accompanied versions of The Jumblies and The Dong, of which a cappella editions can be found on CPDL.

Sections in this work

1. The Book – tenor & piano
2. The Owl and the Pussy-cat – to be separately sourced
3. The Author – tenor, piano, choir
4. How Pleasant to Know Mr Lear – choir & ensemble
5. Preamble to The Jumblies – tenor & piano
6. The Jumblies – choir & ensemble
7. Preamble to The Dong – tenor & piano
8. The Dong (with the luminous nose) – choir & ensemble

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