When Learning To Sing   (from Walker's Words)

Unison ensemble, SATB chorus, optional piano
Lyric pastorale about cultivated tone paired with a chorale-like theme about decorum and truth. A purposeful fugue brings the piece to a noble end.

HMM 23M4023j Price:   see purchasing notes below
Timing:   4:30

Number of Pages:   12

Difficulty:   MM

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

Notes:   Opportunity for small group(s) of treble voices, ad lib.   Preferable with piano but may be performed a cappella.  
Available via this link from J.W. Pepper MyScore.
10th 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, There Are But Few Long Notes, Too Long Singing Injures The Lungs and The Nearest Perfection.   Details of each on its individual page.  


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