Lodewijk Muns musicologist, author, musician

Pedrillo Botón: Five Pieces for Piano, Four Hands

Arranged from the chamber opera

1. Professor Camel’s Song

1'19"

2. The Shopkeeper’s Dance, followed by Interlude

3'32"

3. Captain Metapherein’s Sad Story of the Sea and Shipwreck

5'11"

4. Interlude (Entering the Forest)

4'20"

5. Interlude, followed by Dinner at Mr. Wolf’s Restaurant

6'14"

Pianists: Karijn Dillmann & Lodewijk Muns (2012)

 

Pedrillo Botón is a chamber opera for an audience of children and adults. The text is adapted and translated into Spanish from The Adventures of Peddy Bottom by Stefan Themerson (1910-1988).

Shopkeeper

Drawing by Franciszka Themerson for The Adventures of Peddy Bottom (1950)

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