Musical messages from the realm of pachyderms, aves, testudinaes, and asini. Curious? Read on for programming details, and stay tuned for spoken introductions.
Opening Music: Adam Kent, piano
Jimbo’s Lullaby from Children’s Corner
“Pájaro triste” from Impresiones íntimas*
“La meneuse de tortues d’or” and “Le petit âne blanc” from Histoires
Little Bird, Op. 43, No. 4
*Catalan composer Federico Mompou relates that as a child he would stroll along the Rambla of Barcelona and marvel at a caged bird whose song consisted of a mere three notes.