First performed by the pupils of Edgbarrow School Crowthorne in Decemeber 1981, conducted by the composer. The musical was written specifically for schools. The orchestration provides for classroom instruments in addition to conventional orchestral instruments. Ideally, all the instrumentalists should be children, except for the pianist and the string players, whose parts are more difficult.
You are old, Father William
Wow! Wow Wow!
Will you walk a little faster?
They told me you had been to her