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Anonymous, Frog Round (What a Queer Bird the Frog Are, ver. 1)

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Uploaded on Feb 20, 2009

Anonymous, Frog Round ("What a queer bird the frog are")
FAQ

Q: Who wrote the poem?
A: Nobody knows. It started appearing without attribution in the popular press in Canada, England, New Zealand, Australia and the United States sometime in the 1920s.

Q: Okay, then, who wrote the music?
A: Again, we don't know. It was part of a collection of arrangements by Maurice Jacobson titled "Six Descants to Popular Tunes" (which included Three Blind Mice and Swing Low Sweet Chariot) which was published in 1928; this suggests it was a popular tune at that time.

Q: I am so into this song; where can I read more, do more, listen more?
A: Here's a page about it:
http://www.musanim.com/frog/
There are two versions of this video: the original ...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHwwJk...
... with the standard scrolling bar-graph score, and version 2 ...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dh8jno...
... which does not scroll (and which shows the entire round for all voices).

Q: How did you make this video?
A: See the production notes here
http://www.musanim.com/ProductionNote...

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