There Are But Few Long Notes   (from Walker's Words)

TTBB, optional piano
A hymn to the the virtues of the swell as a vocal ornament, sung by lower voices.

HMM 23M4023h Price:   see purchasing notes below
Timing:   1:35

Number of Pages:   7

Difficulty:   EM

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

Notes:   Tenors and basses divide into either three or four parts.    Preferable with piano but may be performed a cappella.  
Available via this link from J.W. Pepper MyScore.
8th of 11 pieces in suite, "A Few Plain Hints:   William Walker's Words for Singers."   Others are A Person Or Persons, Care Should Be Taken, 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, 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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