Pina ea Batšosi (1935) SATB, JPM 012

Composer: Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa
Work title: Pina ea Batšosi
Work title translation: Song of the Scarecrows
Instrumentation: SATB
Score: vocal score
vocal score with tonic solfa
Work No.: JPM 012
Composition date: 1935


The scarecrows in this 1935 song are not dolls but real people, whose arduous job it is to stay all day in the fields in all weathers, keeping birds off the crops, so it is full of the sounds of birds and the noises used to shoo them away.