Lights, Stories, Noise, Dreams, Love and Noodles

Lights, Stories, Noise, Dreams, Love and Noodles
Family friendly accessible choral music

The Bach Choir
Conducted by David Hill
by Will Todd and Michael Rosen


This new album of approachable choral works has at its heart a new cantata commissioned by The Bach Choir as part of its outreach to children programme Lights, Stories, Noise, Dreams, Love and Noodles. Adults and kids alike respond with enthusiasm to this collaboration between composer Will Todd and poet Michael Rosen.  Other works on the disc include Will Todd’s vibrant settings of Shakespeare for choir and orchestra Songs of Magical Creatures, and a work in memory of Mark Blanco Kites, Cards and Constellations.


Please click on the links below to go to sheet music of each title.

Songs of Magical Creatures*
For choir, percussion, strings and harp
Words by William Shakespeare

1. Fairy’s Song
2. Full Fathom Five
3. Shadows
4. Fairy’s Song (Reprise)

Lights, Stories, Noise, Dreams, Love and Noodles
For choir, youth choir and jazz ensemble
Words by Michael Rosen5. Prologue: City Rhythm
6. Lights
7. Noise
8. Stories
9. Dreams
10. Love
11. Noodles
12. Epilogue: City Rhythm (Reprise)

13. I will Light a Candle
For choir
Words by Will Todd

Kites, Cards and Constellations
For choir and piano
Words by Will Todd
14. Kites
15. Cards
16. Memories
Transcription of a solo improvisation
by Will Todd from the premiere in December 2016.
17. Constellations

What people are saying:

“echoes, memories, pictures and sounds of a city: and the words and music that spring from it all.”  Michael Rosen

"...infectious music-making of the highest order. In short, this CD is a lot of fun." Choir and Organ, Philip Reed Read full review

"a delightful, colorful work that would be ideal for family concerts.....enjoyable, vivid new music recommended to all except those who recoil at the slightest hint of popular influence" AllMusic Review, James Manheim Read full review

RELEASE DATE: 11/10/19
BARCODE: 635212059128



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*Special Christmas Offer

If you would like a CD signed by Will Todd please enter in the box below any required dedication to be written on the CD booklet. eg: To Carol Happy Christmas from Will Todd



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