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Carl Davis The Town Fox Two musical tales for narrator and orchestra Text by Carla Lane Music by Carl Davis The Town Fox is, on the surface, a jaunty character who has fallen on his feet: comfortably esconced in a “one-up, two-down” rubbish dump at the bottom of a suburban garden, his food handed out by a little girl who treats him as a pet, along with her rabbit and cat. But he cannot forget the tragedy which forced him out of his natural habitat in the woods – the brutal deaths of his vixen and their cubs at the hands of the Terrier Man. Although the Fox himself escaped the huntsmen’s guns, and has found sanctuary, he still broods on revenge – one day the rabbit’s hutch will be left open…

Town Fox, The

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall (Liverpool, United Kingdom)

Carl Davis CBE, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Town Fox, The

BBC Radio 3 (United Kingdom)

Town Fox, The

Big Top Arena, King's Dock (Liverpool, United Kingdom)

Davis, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Town Fox, The

Kingfield Stadium (Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom)

Davis, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Town Fox, The

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall (Liverpool, United Kingdom)

Carl Davis CBE, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra