Featured instruments and styles

All of the arrangements on the CD use a string orchestra.  In addition, the following instruments are featured: piano, bassoon, wood-block and triangle.  It is planned that future recordings will feature other woodwind and brass instruments.

Some of the arrangements feature specific instruments or techniques, as shown below.  For more information, see the individual track information.

SOLO VIOLIN
Agnus DeiApple Tree
A little mouse music (violin duo - no orchestra)
Baa, baa, black sheep
Big black train
Bye, bye, baby
Canoe Song
Dinah
Old MacDonald
Rain is falling down
The Birch Tree
Three little ducks
Witch Song
Wolf Dance

SOLO CELLO
Mister Sun
Suo Gan
Three Little Ducks (very brief)

SOLO VIOLA
Long-legged sailor
I'm a great big tiger

SOLO DOUBLE BASS
Fuzzy Wuzzy

SOLO BASSOON
Poor little kitty puss

PERCUSSION
Hot cross buns
I'm a great big tiger

PIANO
Baa, baa, black sheep
Moon Apples (plucked piano strings)

PIZZICATO
Here comes a bluebird
Hot cross buns
Love somebody (bass pizzicato)
Miss Mary Mac
Teapot

CANON
Canoe Song (instrumental canon in the middle of the arrangement)
Cockatoo and Dog
Teapot (difficult to hear)
The Birch Tree 
Witch Song (polytonal canon)

POLYMETER/ASSYMETRIC METERS
Baa, baa, black sheep
Hot cross buns

INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENT (i.e. no choir)
Long-legged sailor
Phoebe
Seesaw
Suo Gan
Witch Song