Marc Forde | The Chalk Circle

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The Chalk Circle

by Marc Forde

The 3rd educational musical from this ground-breaking company based in London, UK. Taking well-known stories Balagan give non-musical teachers/parents a tool with which to teach musical theatre to children.
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1. The Fire
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2. Song of the Maid
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3. The Meeting
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4. Song of Remembrance
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5. Wedding March
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6. Song of Marriage
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7. Song of the Arrival
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8. Now Then
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9. The Philosophers' Song
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10. Azdak's Dance
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11. Song of the Baby
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12. Bow Music
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13. The Fire (Instrumental)
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14. Song of the Maid (Instrumental)
3:28 $0.99
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15. The Meeting (Instrumental)
3:44 $0.99
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16. Song of Remembrance (Instrumental)
4:38 $0.99
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17. Wedding March (Instrumental)
1:27 $0.99
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18. Song of Marriage (Instrumental)
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19. Song of the Arrival (Instrumental)
5:18 $0.99
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20. Now Then (Instrumental)
2:24 $0.99
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21. The Philosophers' Song (Instrumental)
3:30 $0.99
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22. Azdak's Dance (Instrumental)
1:01 $0.99
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23. Song of the Baby (Instrumental)
2:14 $0.99
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24. Bow Music (Instrumental)
1:33 $0.99
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
The Chalk Circle (by Marc Forde) was inspired by the Brecht play The Caucasian Chalk Circle. This musical can be enjoyed by children (and adults!) of different ages, and follows the story of a maid (Grusha) and the troubles she has when she saves the baby Prince from a castle under attack. She is force eventually to go to court, where she is placed at the mercy of a judge who is not all seems. Apart from the audio tracks, the CD also includes the following:

A licence to perform the work;
Curriculum approaches for teachers to consider by Maria King;
Lyrics and Full production script;
Instrumental scores for violin, viola, cello, trumpet, clarinet, piano and conductor's full score;
Photos of cast members and musicians;
Instrumental scores for violin, viola, cello, trumpet, clarinet, piano and conductor's full score;
Photos of cast members and musicians;
Backing tracks for children to practise to, or perform with, if their school doesn't have access to musicians.
Notes for a teacher on how to put on the musical by Marc Forde;
Story of The Chalk Circle;
A songbook adaptation for piano and voice;;

The recording features the following musicians; Philippe d'Amonville (Drums and Percussion), Ben Davies (Cello), Marc Forde (Piano and Percussion), Ben Harlan (Clarinet), Rebecca Jones (Violin), Bobby Pasenar (Tablas), Alistair Scahill (Viola) and Steve Waterman (Trumpet). The CD was recorded at Red Gables Studios and Iguana Studios, London, UK.

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