Rainsong

Composed 1971

The sound of raindrops can be heard as the singer watches the rain from a safe sheltered place.

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Voicing:

Unison

Musical Form:

Introduction
Verse 1
Verse 2
Bridge
Verse 3
Coda

Suggested Uses:

Weather-themed program; octave leap; call and response; World Meteorological Day

Performance Options:

2-part harmony in the coda;
xylophone or pizzicato strings and cymbal may be added for special effects (see instructions in the score)

Related Songs:

Shells