Music initially written for "The Bristol Eco Show". Arranged here for violin (John Pearce) , trumpet (David Mowat), french horn (Laura Tanner) and piano (Stephen Kings) . All performed live at St. Stephens church in 2012 in a lunchtime concert . Part I Opening Part II is an elegy in 7/8 inspired by the gentler side of Charles Ives's music. Part III is a short reprise of the opening Part IV: The cunning Little Foxes of Bristol (a little homage to Leos Janacek's ) Part V : Hymn for the Souls at Arnos Vale another elegiac piece. Part VI: Finale which adds a jazz chord progression the the opening theme.
"The Little Mermaid" is a short tone poem inspired by Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tale. Performed by David Griffiths on mandolin and Stephen Kings piano. "Childsplay" is written for piano, violin, french horn and trumpet and performed by David Mowat trumpet, John Pearce violin, Laura Tanner french horn and Stephen Kings piano. "Waltz for Lili" is performed by John Pearce and Stephen Kings.
All from a lunchtime concert at St.Stephen's Church Bristol. Recorded live by Jonathan Lane.