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Alexander L'Estrange - Afton Water


    
Voicing:      

SAB

Arranger:      Alexander L'Estrange
Music series:      Faber Choral Singles
Country:      Scotland
Music Category:       World
Format:      Sheet Music
Dimensions:       X , 0 pages
Item Code:      12-0571537804

Afton Water is a gentle, lyrical hymn of praise both to the countryside of Scotland itself (the word "brae" means "hillside") and to a girl called Mary who lies sleeping by the banks of the river Afton near Ayr, south of Glasgow. The poet entreats the river, blackbirds, lapwings and stock-doves to go about their business quietly, so as not to disturb the "slumbering fair" Mary. Faber Choral Singles offer a series of beautifully crafted arrangements in a diversity of musical styles for today's choirs. From Broadway, pop and folk to spirituals, gospel and original works, the Faber Choral Singles series guarantees the perfect repertoire for every occasion.

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