Written in 1977 at the request of the Italian music publisher, Zanibon and for the British guitarist, Robert Brightmore, to whom the music is also dedicated. Birds describes the character of the birds, rather than imitating their song. Alice Artzt, the American guitarist, made several suggestions about adding trills in the 'Saputello' section of Sparrows.


I - Swallows; II - The Swan; III - Sparrows.