Kirke Mechem
Composer


whims
for piano

Fifteen easy vignettes written in 1967 for the composer’s nine-year old
daughter, Katie, and dedicated to her teacher, Sylvia Jenkins.
Duration: ca. 15 minutes. Publisher: ECS, Fenton, MO


a country fair
for piano and narrator

A Story with Music: an adaptation of Whims written by the composer
in 2011 to be narrated to children of elementary-school age.
Duration: 28 - 30 minutes.


1. Country Dance  2. Lullaby  3. Fanfare  4. Impertinence
5. Song  6. May Dance  7. Study on E (Johnny One-Note)
8. Rondo  9. Mirror  10. Dialogue  11. The Happy Drunken Organ Grinder
12. Prelude (Bells)  13. Classical Dance
14. Adagietto  15. March

Score, narration, CD, and special instructions for the pianist
available from the publisher, ECS, Fenton, MO

audio
Complete performance:
Kirke Mechem, narrator; Roy Bogas, piano