Vocal Score for sale / Published by Chester Music worldwide except for the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, Canada, South Africa and all reversionary rights territories where the copyright is held jointly by Schott Music GmbH & Co. KG, Mainz, Germany and Chester Music Ltd.

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  • 2 tenors, 2 basses
  • 20 min
  • Trad. Russian, Composer
  • English, French, German, Russian

Programme Note

The simple folk tale is related by four singers sitting with and treated as members of the orchestra, while being enacted by the dancers. It tells how a wicked fox tricks a cock to come down from his perch. The cock is rescued by a cat and a goat, the rescue is celebrated and, at the end, the fox is killed.


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