Das Pavianmutter-liedchen - (2012)
Morgen wird die Kaiserin aus Asien kommen
Mit Zucker, Schokoladen und Bonbonnen,
Haase, Haase machen,
Sonst kriegt Blaumäulchen nichts von den Sachen.
pages, circa 2' 10"
My little rosy bottom,
My little sugar pest,
My little golden flea,
Tomorrow the Empress of Asia will come
With sugar, chocolate and bonbons,
Now quickly, quickly,
Or else your tiny blue maw gets none of that.
humor of a baboon mother singing to her baboon baby tickled me. The abrupt
rhythms declare this perhaps not soothing as is the "normal" cradle song,
but then which baboon has a cradle much less a song to poetry? An
interpreter of this song is encouraged to have fun with it.
is available as a free PDF download, though any major commercial
performance or recording of the work is prohibited without prior arrangement
with the composer. Click on the graphic below for this piano-vocal score.