The Little Mermaid


Soprano solo, female and girls´choir (SSAA), narrator and piano.

Text: Hans Christian Andersen / Edward Broadbridge

The Little Mermaid is published in three versions:

1. Cantata for soprano solo, female or girl’s choir (SSAA), narrator and piano. Duration ca. 25 minutes
Score (WH31814) Piano part (WH31814A)

2. Cantata for soprano solo, mixed choir (SATB), narrator and string orchestra. Duration ca. 35 minutes
Score (KP1863)
Instrumental parts (KP1863A)
Choral score (KP1863B)

3. A cappella version in which the 7 movements are available separately
Crackerjack, crackerjack (KP1865)
A man lives only 70 years (KP1864)
Deep down in the ocean (KP1866)
Sea Witch (KP1868)
Stand up, my dear (KP1869)
You dance the best of all (KP1870)
Lift up your eyes and glorify (KP1867)

Version 2 and 3 for mixed choir are available on CD: The Little Mermaid (Exlibris EXLCD 30121) with Tritonus and the Prague Film-harmonic Orchestra, conducted by the composer.

Edition Wilhelm Hansen