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The Little Fox

and Other Mongolian Folktales - Concept Recording

The Little Fox And Other Mongolian Folktales

is a two-act children’s folk opera with book, music & lyrics by

Andrew Fisher.

It intertwines four tales with Mongolian folk musical melodies, Mongolian instruments and techniques, and combines them within a western popular musical sensibility. The selected stories, which feature across a range of published Mongolian folk legends, include The Wise Judge, The Fool And The Moon, Why The Camel Rolls In The Ashes, and The Faithful Little Fox.



Andrew Fisher,

composer, lyricist and book writer, has successfully created music for theatre, film and TV and has worked on Emmy-winning and BAFTA, Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated projects. Andrew’s most recent musical

Girl In A Crisis

,

starring Olivier Award winner

Lorna Want

,

was performed in London in 2018 and is also available from SimG Records.



The Little Fox

was recorded in Ulaan Bataar, Mongolia at the prestigious White Arch Studio with a professional Mongolian cast and musicians, the physical album comes complete with a 32page full colour booklet including synopsis and lyrics.


TRACK LISTING


  1. Introduction
  2. The First Day Of Spring
  3. Naming Day
  4. Market Song
  5. The Rich Herdsman And The Fool
  6. The Little Fox And The Son
  7. The Camel And The Mouse
  8. The Rich Herdsman And The Wise Judge
  9. Stars Above
  10. One Day I Could Be A Hero
  11. You’re My Best Friend
  12. The Snake
  13. Act One Finale
  14. Entr’acte
  15. The First Night Of Spring
  16. What Have You Done?
  17. Tiny Little Lie
  18. Pulling Up The Moon
  19. The Mouse Wins
  20. The Little Fox Dies
  21. Interlude
  22. Negotiate
  23. Such A Fool
  24. Fool Hero Song
  25. Market Song / Tiny Little Lie Reprise
  26. Always Your Friend
  27. Sumptuous Feast
  28. Such A Fool / Naming Day Reprise
  29. Finale

Released 7th September 2020 - Catalogue No: SimGR-CD037

 

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REVIEWS...

" The cultural influence shines through every moment, with the vocals quite simply exquisite. They are layered with gorgeous harmonies, which pair beautifully alongside the textured orchestrations. The use of Mongolian instruments is wonderful, and I love how they are used to push the story forward … [the album] definitely has many moments of excellence."

Jenny Ell, BroadwayWorldUK










The Little Fox CD