Vocal Music – Children

STONE SOUP (2018) [12']
Text: Jana Skarecky
Musical play for children’s voices (with optional sound bars) 

PIP THE PUFFIN (2018) [3']
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: children’s voices & recorders (pentatonic or treble) 

BIRDS OF CANADA (2017) [4'30"]
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: children’s voices & recorders (pentatonic or treble)

THE ENORMOUS TURNIP (2017) [5']
Text: Jana Skarecky (based on traditional Russian fairy tale)
Musical play for children’s voices

PADDY THE BEAVER (2017) [2'15]
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: children’s voices & recorders (pentatonic or treble)

THREE ARTIST SONGS (2016) [5'05]
I. Lawren Harris – Lake and Mountains
II. Emily Carr in the Forest
III. Bill Reid – The Spirit of Haida Gwaii
Texts: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: voice/s & piano  

WE LOVE THIS COUNTRY (2016) [3'05]
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: voice & piano
https://youtu.be/U2Zepn6Il9o  

KAYLEY’S SONGS (2016) [4 songs; 3'15"]
Instr.: children’s voice/s (or pentatonic recorder/s)

I KNOW YOU LOVE ME (2016) [1']
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: voice & piano

THE OWL BABIES (2016) [1'35'']
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: voice & piano

SONG OF THE FOUR SEASONS (2016) [2'30"]
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: voice & piano

THE ELVES AND THE SHOEMAKER (2015) [ca.15']
[mini-opera for young children]
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: children’s voices a cappella (& chime)

A GOOD WAY TO LIVE (2015) [30"]
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: voice a cappella or with piano

BUTTERFLY SONGS (2015) [3'50"]
Texts: I Christina Rossetti, II & III anonymous
Instr.: I & III – voice (or children’s choir) & piano
II – voice (or children’s choir) & pentatonic recorder(s)

SAM THE SNAKE (2014) [4'10"]
Text: Sue & Kerry Kitzelman
Instr.: Children’s voices & (pentatonic) recorder(s)

AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS (2014) [5']
Text: Natasha Bita
Instr.: 11 songs; children’s voices a cappella

DEEP PEACE (2012) [30"]
Text: Traditional Irish blessing
Instr: voice a cappella or with piano

THE GOLDEN GOOSE (2010) [mini-opera for young children] [13']
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr: children’s voices a cappella (& finger cymbals) 

SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED (2006)
     [mini-opera for young children] [ca. 10']
Text: Adapted from the Brothers Grimm
Instr: children’s voices a cappella (& finger cymbals)

SEVEN SONGS FOR THE PLAY “THE HOBBIT” (2003)
Texts: J.R.R. Tolkien
Instr: songs for children; voices a cappella

GRADE ONE AND TWO SONGS (1998-2000)
Texts: many authors
Instr: voices a cappella

CHILDREN’S SONGS (1991-92) [21’]
Texts: Clyde Watson & others
Instr: 60 songs; voice a cappella or piano

BETHLEHEM LULLABY (1980) [3’]
Text: Isabel Wyatt
Instr.: soprano solo (or unison choir), piano