David Knotts - Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Toads on a Tapestry

Text: John Gallas

Instrumentation: Soprano, Mezzo & Bass Soloists SATB Chorus & Children's Chorus Brass Band Flute (dbl. picc) Oboe (dbl. cor) clarinet, trumpet, horn, percussion, piano, harpsichord, harp, (optional organ) and strings.

Duration: 60

First Performance: Nicole Tibbels and Gibbun, the King's falcon, Michelle Harris as the Voice of the Quill and Alan Ewing as King John with Faversham Voices, Faversham Young Voices, Mission Brass & the Assembly Project conducted by Alasdair Nicolson. St Mary of Charity Church, Faversham, 5th June 2015 as part of the nationwide Magna Carta celebrations

Commissioned By: Faversham Music Club & Faversham Town Council with funds from the Arts Council of Great Britain, the Queensborough Fishery Trust and the Golsoncott Foundation.