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Lion City  

Soon Hee Newbold
Grade 3

Experience the diverse cultures of Singapore (“Lion City”) in a whirlwind of sonorities! From the opening harmonic glissandos to the innovative use of instruments (to imitate authentic instruments such as the ehru, pipa, and gamelan), this work is brilliantly orchestrated. Add in rhythmic intensity and soaring themes, and you have a sonic experience that many will not believe possible from a string orchestra. Sensational!

Chinese, Malay, Indian, and Western cultures make up the unique and inspiring country of Singapore. Its history dates as far back as the 11th century, but it was in the 13th century that a Sumatran prince gave this small island the name Singa pura, or Li

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Item No.
Full Set: ST6190 65.00
Score Only: ST6190S 5.00