Art of the Ground RoundArt of the Ground Round, S. 1.19/lb.,
3 Baritones & Discontinuo, (December 18, 1972), (10 min.).
1. Loving Is As Easy
2. Please, Kind Sir
3. Jane, My Jane
4. Who, Oh Who
5. Golly, Golly, Oh
6. Nellie is a Nice Girl
Published by Whitebear Productions (1973). Published by Theodore Presser Company (1974), 312-41055.
Recording available on the album The Intimate P.D.Q. Bach and The Dreaded P.D.Q. Bach Collection.. Please, Kind Sir is available on the DVD P.D.Q. Bach in Houston: We Have a Problem!.
Discontinuo includes orchestra bass instruments such as cello or bassoon without any keyboard instruments. The piece may be sung by a chorus of baritone voices as well.
Premiere: December 26, 1972, at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
December 27, 28, and 30, 1982, at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
December 26, 27, and 29, 1997, at Carnegie Hall in New York City.