This bundle includes: 1. A digital PDF of the Teacher Resource Guide from the Teaching Music textbook 2. An mp3 recording of the work
In the Forest of the King, subtitled “A Suite of Old French Folksongs,” was almost entitled Trois Chansons Populaires, or “popular songs.” The three contrasting movements are based on traditional French folk songs.
The work is approximately eight minutes and forty-five seconds in length, and the composer provides program notes and performance suggestions in the conductor’s score, including the original lyrics to each of the three folk songs.