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.
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.
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