a full range of musical emotions, "The Robin"
tells a nature story of joy, sadness, humor, mystery,
dramatic danger, and a happy ending of springtime return
- taking the young listener on a tour of vivid emotional
expression in the orchestra to match the moods of its
storybook-style poetic narration.
by the Atlanta, Cincinnati, and Milwaukee Symphonies
and many others.
wonderfully well-orchestrated . . . received with wild
effective . . . the Symphony rarely gets more sincere
New Orleans States Item
17', with options for reduced duration
db. picc.)/3/2+E-flat/2+cbn. 4/3/3/1
timp. 2 perc. piano harp
orchestra may be reduced by the omission of any or all
of the following instruments: fl. II, oboe III, clar.
II, cbn., tpt. III. Cues for these instruments are provided
in other parts.]