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Songs of the Loon

Songs of the Loon
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  • AvP Number : 70
  • Composer : Sylvia Rickard
  • Composer Dates : born 1937
  • Canadian : Yes
  • Instrumentation : clarinet and cello
  • Format : two scores
  • Pages (print) : 24

Five movements: 1. Wail, 2. Tremolo, 3. Yodel, 4. Hoot and Mew, 5. Combined songs. Since male and female loons share nesting and other duties, Rickard chose two instruments, clarinet and cello, and used echo and mimicry to reflect the birds’ songs.