• Nicola LeFanu
  • Rory's Rounds (1983)

  • Novello & Co Ltd (World)

The songs may be sung individually or in any selection. They may be transposed.

  • Melody instruments may be used to double voices, and percussion may be added
  • There are no performances of this work

Programme Note

These rounds are intended for children’s choir, either primary school age or teenage unbroken voices. The collection (from which any selection may be made) includes guidelines for the teacher or conductor.

The words are traditional rhymes and riddles – often the answer to the riddle is ‘hidden’ in the title.

1 The Cherry
2 The Star
3 Paradise
4 Teeth
5 Wishing
6 The Moon
7 The Cow
8 Apples
9 The Parrot
10 Snowflake and Wind
11 Magpie
12 The Story of I love you
13 Egg

The rounds were composed in 1984 and dedicated to Rory O’ Neill and his young choir in Dublin.

Nicola LeFanu