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Cat in the Dark

for treble voices and piano

Year:  2008   ·  Duration:  2m 30s

Year:  2008
Duration:  2m 30s

Composer:   Anthony Ritchie

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About

Cat in the Dark was commissioned by The North Canterbury Academy of Music for performance in their Music Quarter Festival, in Rangiora, 2008. It was written for massed children’s choir in unison and 2 parts. It is a setting of a poem by NZ author Margaret Mahy. The final verse also includes a short ‘round’ in 3 parts. There are also two different instrumental accompaniments: one for piano and clarinet in B flat, and one for piano alone. The song may be transposed to suit the requirements of the choir.


Commissioned note

Commissioned by The North Canterbury Academy of Music


Contents note

one song


Text note

Text by Margaret Mahy