The Honey Bee And The Thistle op.366 (July 1986)

Song for treble, children's chorus and ensemble, with a lyric by Ted Hughes
Published by: Highbridge Music Ltd
Instrumentation: Treble,children's choir,tub.bells,hp,pno
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Note on Lyrics: Lyrics by Ted Hughes
Duration: 5 mins
First Performance: The Terry Wogan Show, BBC TV, Aled Jones, Finchley Children’s Choir, Howard Blake (piano), David Snell(harp) and Gary Kettel (tubular bells) July 1986.
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A wedding-day song specially written by Ted Hughes as Poet Laureate to celebrate the wedding of The Duchess of York.

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Granpa, Month in the Country, Canterville Ghost, Ted Hughes and my own CBS label (1986)

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