The Toy Box
flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, harp, percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello, bass
II. The Toy Box
III. The Battle
IV. The Pasture
V. Happily Ever After
Composed 1913 as La Boîte à joujoux. Orchestrated by Chris Myers 2014. First performance: Ballets suédois, Paris, February 15, 1921.
Toy boxes are little towns where toys live like people. Or maybe towns are like little toy boxes where people live like toys...
As soon as their kids fall asleep, the toys come to life through the magic of Debussy's music!