500 Years of Chicken Music!
1978, Laurel Community Center, Santa Cruz, CA

  A part of the 5th annual Santa Cruz Festival of Living Music, this truly historic concert presented works celebrating the sounds of hens and roosters from Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods. The concert presented translations of chicken sounds into brass, reed, string and choral part-music, including light works by such composers as J.S. Bach, Mameu, Praetorius, di Lasso, de Vitry and Josquin des Pres.
Selections included:

Due to the truly historic and monumental importance of this concert, a complete play list is provided for you. In addition to those pieces detailed above, the following, equally fascinating compositions were performed:

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