Robert Burrell

The Old Grey Gum

ComposerRobert Burrell
Lyricist Robert Burrell
PublisherRobert Burrell
Genre Classical / Vocal music
Instrumentation Piano, Voice, Children’s choir: Soprano, Alto
Type of scorePiano-vocal score
Duration 2'30"
Difficulty Easy
Year of composition 1991
Easy Art song. In unison or 2 parts, with piano.

Grey Gums are a long lived, tall eucalyptus tree indigenous to Australia. This song was written in protest to the cutting down of a particularly old specimen in the suburbs of Brisbane, that would have been there prior to the city being built.

Upload date: 23 May 2013