Revolting Rhymes & Marvellous Music

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  • Musical work devised by the Magnard Ensemble in partnership with the Roald Dahl Literary Estate and Marvellous Children’s Charity
  • Credits:
    • “Little Red Riding Hood”
      • Composed by Paul Patterson
      • Adapted by Donald Sturrock
    • “Dirty Beasts”
      • Composted by Martin Butler
    • “The Three Little Pigs”
      • Composed by Paul Patterson
    • Musicians
      • Suzannah Watson, flute/piccolo
      • Mana Shibata, oboe
      • Joseph Shiner, clarinet/bass clarinet
      • Catriona McDermid, bassoon
      • Jonathan Farey, horn
      • Suling King, piano
    • Narrator: Rebecca Kenny
  • Performances:
    • World premiere at Wells Cathedral School, Somerset, 2013

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The Magnard Ensemble with Rebecca Kenny are delighted to present their debut release Revolting Rhymes and Marvellous Music – an album continuing the celebration of the Roald Dahl centenary with suitably innovative and humorously engaging compositions. The featured composers expertly weave Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes into Marvellous Music in a programme that aims to thrill all who listen from children to adults, and novices to musical connoisseurs.

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