Galloway Sketches

Galloway Sketches – homage to Walter Carroll (1995)
recorder (treble doubling descant and optional garklein) and piano or guitar   8 mins: Grade 6-7
first performed by John Turner and Neil Smith, Ambleside, 3 August 1995.
A light-hearted re-interpretation of Walter Carroll’s `Scenes at a Farm’ – a dream of those childhood times when our musical horizons were delineated by five-finger exercises, and sharps and flats were yet to come into our lives.
1. Galloway Dawn
2. Creatures in the Wood
3. Humans on the Farm
`Elegantly constructed with a touch of sophisticated nostalgia, and piquant yet uncomplicated accompaniments’ – The Recorder Magazine