Pina ea Batšosi (vocal score with tonic solfa)

Composer: Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa
Work title: Pina ea Batšosi (Song of the Scarecrows)
Instrumentation: SATB
Score: vocal score with tonic solfa
Catalogue: ACE 024 · JPM 012 · ISMN-979-0-804001-23-5
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In collection:
  • Mohapeloa Critical Edition, Volume Ia (with tonic solfa) revised 2016 View

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.

Song of the Scarecrows (vocal score with tonic solfa) sample