Ducks in the Garden

for mixed chorus a cappella

Ducks in the Garden is a short a cappella piece based on a very silly poem by Will T. Laughlin. It was premiered in June, 2012 by the San Francisco Choral Artists, Magen Solomon, Artistic Director.  Hear the work performed in the amusing video embedded above.

Morning comes —
The day is fine;
Ducks in the garden
Standing in line.

Noontime comes —
Sun overhead;
Ducks in the garden
Buttering bread.

Evening comes —
Shadows grow long;
Ducks in the garden
Playing mah-jongg.

Nighttime comes —
Full moon shining;
Ducks in the garden
Pleasantly dining
(As only ducks can)
On Peking Man.

Poem copyright © 1990 by Will Thomas Laughlin. Used with permission.

SKU: SWM-009 Categories: , Instrumentation:
Descriptive Tags:Fun, Humorous, Silly
Voicing:SATB
Instrumentation:A Cappella
Language:English
Sacred or Secular:Secular
Duration:1-5 Minutes

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