Scored for: SATB, Mixed children’s choirs, piano, bass, drums, sax and percussion
Duration: 25 minutes
Other Info: Lights, Stories, Noise, Dreams, Love and Noodles is a collaboration between composer Will Todd and one of the UK’s most celebrated children’s authors Michael Rosen. Commissioned by The Bach Choir, this work was premiered at Westminster Central Methodist Hall on 17 June 2016 and conducted by David Hill.
Michael Rosen describes this 25 minute cantata as:
“Echoes, memories, pictures and sounds of a city: and the words and music that spring from it all.”
This work has been recorded by The Bach Choir for the Signum label.
Watch Will Todd giving a presentation about writing for youth voices and introducing the piece.
Scored for: SATB, Youth Chamber Choir (up to 2 parts), Main Youth Choir (mainly unison – with occasional groupings), Drum Kit, Alto Sax, Percussion* [bass drum, tambourine, cymbals, suspended scaffolding bar, high drum, mark tree (chimes), tam tam, shaker], Bass and Piano.
* The extra percussion (other than drum kit) is played by 2 players for preference although most of it is possible with a single player
The movement Love is now published as a stand alone movement.
When ordering please select the sheet music format in the drop down menu below.
Music is available as a hard copy or a downloadable PDF with a license to make a single copy.
Vocal Score ISMN 9790570700578, Catalogue number TP700578
Full Score ISMN 9790570700585, Catalogue number TP700585
Instrumental Parts ISMN 9790570700592, Catalogue number TP700592
Instrumental parts: pno, bass, drm kit, sax, perc