Category:   ETHNIC MUSIC
Composer:   Japanese Children’s song
Arranger:   Ro Ogura
Publisher:   Theodore Presser Company
Edition:   312-41520
Voicing:   SSA
Setting:   A Cappella

Reviewer:   

Martha Coventry Graber
St. Paul Central High School 2007
R&R Chair Ethnic Music

This is an exuberant, slightly tricky canonic setting of the traditional folk song. The piece opens with a canon at the quarter note and is a clever chase to the end. The text is very simple to learn.