Sun Bird (1908)
Last updated: 26.01.21
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Composer: K. Mills Suppliers: dbe15.gif 
Editor: Geoff Grainger Sextet A/T/T/T/B/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE 332
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Length: approx. 4 mins.
Sun Bird is yet another composition inspired by the Native North American, a very popular theme in the early 1900's. This a typical pleasant, gentle-going, easy-to-perform Mills piece whereby the treble has the melody throughout. It has an AABBACCBB form in the keys of C-major and F-major for the final CCBB sections. The word "intermezzo" in the subtitle is used as a term to mean a short concert piece in the same was as Brahms for example who used it for his short piano works.
A tempo of 80 crotchets/min. is suggested.
Sun Bird was published by F. A. Mills, New York, USA.
There is also a trio version of this item.
     Title Performer
youtube15.jpg Sun Bird (3:12) Ragtime Dorian Henry