Care Should Be Taken   (from Walker's Words)

SATB, optional piano
A cautionary explanation of why singers should start on the proper pitch. Begins chorale-like, becomes rhythmic, ends quietly.

HMM 23M4023b Price:   see purchasing notes below
Timing:   2:25

Number of Pages:   9

Difficulty:   MM

Occasion/theme:   Singing, pitch, musical confusion
Text Source:           William Walker from The Southern Harmony
Tune Source:         original music

Notes:   Preferable with piano but may be performed a cappella.  
Available via this link from J.W. Pepper MyScore.
2nd of 11 pieces in suite, "A Few Plain Hints:   William Walker's Words for Singers."   Others are A Person Or Persons, When Singing In Concert, It Is By No Means Necessary, There Should Not Be Any Noise, Your Singers May Not Join, Learners Should Beat Time, There Are But Few Long Notes, Too Long Singing Injures The Lungs, When Learning To Sing and The Nearest Perfection.   Details of each on its individual page.  


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