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Thompson: The Purr-ima Donna
Randall Thompson Vocal Music of Randall Thompson

The Purr-ima Donna - A BEST SELLER
Solo Voice, Piano / Humorous song about the very vocal artistry of the house cat. Works purr-fectly as a companion to "Two Childhood Songs" described below / 2:15 / 392-03081 @ $1.50

Two Childhood Songs - A BEST SELLER - View Sample Pages
Solo Voice, Piano / " American choral music...Both songs deserve perusal and should be within the reach of a strong 4th grade chorus." —The New York State School Music News / "That these songs are both singable and approachable goes without saying, given the composer. They are indeed small art songs, in the best sense of both words." —The New York State School Music News / 3:00 / 392-03011@ $1.50

Although the following four songs are SATB choral editions, the soprano line and piano part together constitute the complete original solo songs exactly as Thompson wrote them. Suitable for high or medium voices.

Four Easy Songs: My Master Hath a Garden
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SATB, Piano / One of Thompson's most popular songs from 1927. The classic text, with its musical description of paradise, is equally appropriate for use in churches or schools. / "The music is simple yet immediately attractive." —The Diapason / 1:45 / 392-03037 BUY

Four Easy Songs: Some One - View Sample Pages
SATB, Piano / Who is this mysterious visitor who comes knocking in the forest’s pale moonlight? / 1:15 / 392-03038

Four Easy Songs: The Echo Child - View Sample Pages
SATB, Piano / Thompson's setting of this charming poem by nine-year-old Mary-Ely Baker wonderfully captures the image of a canoe gently gliding among the lilies. / 1:45 / 392-03036

Four Easy Songs: Velvet Shoes - View Sample Pages
SATB, Piano / In this, Thompson’s most popular song, the composer beautifully recreates the magical sound of footsteps in the snow. / 3:00 / 392-03039

Randall Thompson


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