Cat’s Cradle

Composed 1967

A lyrical melody with gentle ascending and descending scale patterns. This is a song that brings people of all ages together.

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Musical Form:

Verse 1

Verse 2


Verse 3

Suggested Uses:

Family or multi-generational themed concert;
concert featuring children’s game songs

Performance Options:

A thoughtful, pantomimed (or actual) game of cat’s cradle could be played during the performance of this song, with a “freeze” ending

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