Billy and the Carnival

A Children's Guide to the Instruments for Narrator and Orchestra

Daniel Dorff

Text: Narration by Daniel Dorff
Duration: 00:14:00
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: Rental

Quick Overview

Intended for grades K-4, it is the story of a little boy?s first experience with an orchestra. While playing in the park, he meets a few musicians, then falls asleep and dreams about a carnival where, instead of children, there are musical instruments eating cotton candy and going on rides. When he wakes up, he finds that a real carnival has come to town, and the orchestra is part of it.

Each instrument is highlighted as a character in the story. As the narrator introduces each instrument by name, it is featured in a solo passage, teaching the children how each instrument sounds while also illuminating the story.

Scores & Parts

Additional Information

Orchestration Narr.; 2(Picc.) 2 2 2 - 2 2 1 0; Timp. 3Perc.(Toy Bicycle Horn) Str.

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