El Perro de San Roche (Recorder Ensemble – SAA or SAT)
Title: El Perro de San Roche
Composer: Spanish children’s song, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: SAA or SAT Recorders
Printout: 1 page
Note: There is a delightful legend in which St Roche nurses plague victims back to health, and when he also contracts the plague a dog whom he befriended brings him food and water. This traditional tune is in the mixolydian mode, which accounts for its somewhat unusual harmonies.