On "À Paris sur mon petit cheval gris"


On "À Paris sur mon petit cheval gris" - (2023)    


A very short children's folk melody, "To Paris on My Little Grey Horse," is spun out in a variety of contrapuntal ways, for the simple joy of imitative strategies spun out.


"À Paris, à Paris, / Sur mon petit cheval gris, / À Rouen, à Rouen, / Sur mon petit cheval blanc, À Toulon, à Toulon / Sur mon petit cheval blond / Et rentrons au manoir / Sur mon petit cheval noir. / Au galop, au galop…"


3 pages, circa 3' 00" - an MP3 demo is here: 


The score 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 score.


On "À Paris sur mon petit cheval gris"