Our Last Goodbye

Everyone will experience some type of loss in his or her life. This piece explores the feelings that accompany the end of a relationship, friendship or a moving-on life change. The message is simple and the melody and harmony are hauntingly beautiful. There is lots of room for expressive creativity and drama in this selection.

Product Includes: Sheet Music * Lyric Sheet * Soprano MP3  * Alto MP3 Piano MP3 * FullMix MP3

Additional Information:

Type of ensemble:  This piece is written for SA with lots of unison and some question and answer parts in the middle. Harmonies are easy to understand and sing.

Technique teaching points:  This is very dark, dramatic and legato. Long phrases and proper breath support can be the key to this selection.

Story line:  This is a very introspective piece that can serve as a way to express a loss of a friendship or relationship. You can use as much drama and expressive phrasing as you can with this piece.

Program placement:  This is a great selection to place before a big forceful piece in your program. It will slow things down and create a quiet space before a major highlight piece in your concert. 

Below is a recording session with Stephanie Anne Johnson and Stephanie Walbon.  You will see examples of teaching points and areas for consideration.