Wolfie's sister Nannerl sings a simple ballad about her relationship with her brother in an interchange with the choir. Each verse highlights a year in Wolfie’s childhood. There is a change of pace and mood as Wolfie’s amazing achievements unfold.This song is part of the mini-operaA Boy Called Wolfie.
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Age: 9 to adult Subject: Mozart opera music history Genre: Ballad Performer: soloist 2-part choir Musical Range: solo: A3 to G5 choir: A3 to F5 Downloads: full song backing track piano/gtr/vocal score lyrics teaching notes
Solo: Verse 1 My little brother and I Don’t always see eye to eye He loves to play the fool And drive me up the wall But most the time he’s really not that bad….I guess
Verse 2 My little brother would cry Choir: My little brother would cry Solo: When at the piano he would try Choir: When at the piano he would try Solo: To play a major third Choir: La, la Solo: But this is what he heard Choir: Wah, wah Solo & Choir Notes that didn’t sound good made him sad
Verse 3 Choir: My little brother at three Solo: My little brother at three Choir: Wanted to play piano like me Solo: Wanted to play piano like me Choir: He listened to me play And learnt it right away He wrote music before he wrote words
Verse 4 Solo: My little brother at four Wrote his very first score My father cried with joy To realise his boy Was more than just another Salzburg lad Verse 5 Solo: My little brother at five Choir: My little brother at five Solo: Made his music come alive Choir: Made his music come alive Solo: He wrote it in his head While lying in his bed Like magic all the notes would just appear Verse 6 Choir: My little brother at six Learnt another of his tricks He taught himself to play The violin one day Solo: You should have seen the look he got from Dad