Jacques Ibert - Little White Donkey

Le petit âne blanc (The Little White Donkey) is the second piece from Jacquest Ibert’s set of ten pieces entitled Histoires (1922). In the key of F sharp major, it paints a vivid picture of a day in the life of a donkey, and requires plenty of imagination to play it with the colour and vibrancy it requires.

I have selected two Q-spots that will need your careful attention:

  1. Bars 20 – downbeat 25
  2. Bars 25-29
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