The Happy Family
About this work:
A setting of a story by Hans Christian Andersen. This is a charming story about the very last couple of edible snails living in a burdock forest and their hopes for the future. It is for narrator and a very small chamber ensemble. Published by Seesaw Music.
Year composed: 2005
Ensemble type: Voice, Solo or With Chamber or Jazz Ensemble:Voice with Chamber/Jazz Ensemble, 2-5 Players
Instrumentation: 1 Bass Clarinet, 1 Piano, 1 Viola, 1 Narrator
Instrumentation notes: There is also an unpublished version of the same story setting for flute, clarinet, and piano.