Music for Children Vol. 5, Murray Edition


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Music for Children Vol. V
Minor: Dominant and Subdominant Triads
Adapted by Margaret Murray
142 pages  

Volume V - minor: dominant and subdominant triads. Songs and pieces making further use of the modes introduced in Vol.4, with the addition of the more usual forms of the minor scale with the sharpened seventh. The settings include the chords on the 4th and 5th notes of these modes and scales. An extensive section of rhythmic exercises and some settings of short dramatic scenes conclude the book. 

The Dominant Traid with Minor Third
1. Saying  2. By the moon we sport and play  3. Ten short pieces  4. Melodies and basses  5. La legende de St. Nicolas  6. Searching for lambs  7. Spanish ladies  8. My bonny lad  9. Two sayings: Winds, If winter comes  10. Herr Olof

The Dominant Triad with Major Third 
11. Old midsummer dance  12. La Penitence de Marie-Madeleine  13. Am Weynachtabend  14. Decorated thirds  15. Two pieces in thirds and sixths  16. Villancico-Baile de Nadal (Catalan Christmas dance)  17. Quand Biron voulut danser  18. Country sayings  19. Zu Maien, zu Maien 20. The loyal lover

The Subdominant Triad
21. Lamento  22. Country Saying  23. Short pieces for xylophone and recorder  24. Aria: Komm Trost der Nacht  25. Melodies to be sung or played on a recorder  26. Carillon  27. Berceuse  28. Bergerettes  29. John Barleycorn  30. Making descants  31. Chaconne  32. Entre le boeuf et l'ane gris  33. Whittingham Fair  34. The wraggle taggle gipsies

In Conclusion
35. Incipiunt laudes Creaturarum quas fecit Beatus Franciscus ad Laudem et Honorem Dei  36. Jubilationes

Rhythmic and Melodic Exercises: Part Two

Rhythms for Development
1. Simple rhythms for one player or a group  2. Simple rhythms for 2 and 3 players or groups  3. Distributed rhythms for 1 player or a group  4. Distributed rhythms for 2 players or 2 groups

Two Dances
1. For chorus of clappers, rattles and percussion  2. For chorus of rattles, recorders and percussion

Pieces Using Speech
1. Three pieces from Goethe's Faust 2. Chorus from Sophocles' Antigone

1. And there were shepherds  2. An dem osterlichen tag  3. Dialogus: Quem queritis in sepulchro? 4. Media vita

From Goethe's Faust: Walpurgis Night's Dream


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