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Imant Raminsh - Bye, Bye Baby



Arranger:      Imant Raminsh
Accompaniment:      A Cappella
Music series:      CME Conductors Choice
Country:      Canada
Music Category:       Choral
Format:      Sheet Music
Dimensions:      10.50 X 6.75, 14 pages
Item Code:      48018911

Includes performance notes | Optional Rehearsal Piano

A gentle Russian Doukhobor lullaby, the second movement of "Northwest Trilogy." Varied textures and voicings bring this song of warmth and simplicity to life.

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Imant Raminsh : Northwest Trilogy : SATB : Sheet Music

Imant Raminsh : Northwest Trilogy

Born in Latvia, Imant Raminsh came to Canada in 1948 and has become one of Canada's most highly regarded choral composer and arrangers. "Northwest Trilogy" is a wonderful set of songs from British Columbia. "Nootka Paddle Song" is a native welcoming song that features free incantation along with evocative choral writing. The piece contains some modern effects such as whispering and tone clusters, and is characterized by a feeling of building excitement and jubilation. "Bye, Bye Baby" - Based on a traditional Russian lullaby and would have been sung by members of the Doukhobar communities. A gentle, tonal work with rich harmonic background with varied textures and voicings bring this song of warmth and simplicity to life. "Sunset" - Folksy, poignant, and slighty tongue-in-cheek, this lament portrays the thoughts of a dying British Columbian cowboy. Replete with imitations of wailing coyotes, muffled death march drums, and other instances of word painting, this is a fun piece to perform.

Songlist: Bye, Bye Baby, Sunset, Nootka Paddle Song

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Voicing: SATB | 8012b | Sheet Music | $5.50 | A Cappella
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