Children’s Tales

YEAR COMPOSED

2017

SCORED FOR

string octet (4 violins, 2 violas, 2 celli)

NUMBER OF MOVEMENTS

6:

I: Prelude

II: The Butcher

III: The Cooks

IV: The Cooks’ Assistant

V: The Councilman, the Assembly and the Trial

VI: Postlude

BASED ON

How Some Children Played Slaughter With One Another by the Brothers Grimm (1785-1863; 1786-1859)

OTHER DETAILS

for the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain