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Two Little Dickie Birds | Colin Shaw


Based on the famous nursery rhyme as an intro to ensemble playing for 5 players. Great fun with shouts at the end.

Players: 5
Duration: 1' 30″
Difficulty: Elementary
Audio Sample: Two Little Dickie Birds
Sample Score: Score


Two Little Dickie Birds is a beginner level piece for 5 players based on the traditional childrens’ verse of the same name.
The piece has been written to introduce students to ensemble playing, and they are encouraged to listen out for the solo/duet versions of the rhythm.
There is also scope for teaching dynamics, especially from D to the triumphant vocalised ‘Hoi’ at the end!

1: Snare Drum
2: Tambourine
3: Cowbell
4: 2x Tom toms
5: Bass Drum

ISMN: 979-0-708127-80-2

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