Japanese Snow Song (Yuki) arranged by Arr., with additional words, by Lois Brownsey and Marti Lunn Lantz. Choir Secular. For Opt. Percussion (3-Part Mixed Choir (SAB)). Choral Octavo. Choral Designs. Secular; Winter. Choral Octavo. 12 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.27319).
A delicate melody swirls and twirls like drifting snow in this tasteful arrangement of a traditional Japanese school song. The three short Japanese phrases (and several English words) are easy-to-learn and bring to mind icy images of wintertime. Simple parts for glockenspiel, triangle, and sand blocks can be heard on the Asian-inspired SoundTrax CD and are also included in the publication.
Inst. Parts Available (choral); Recorded Acc. Available.
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The Alfred Choral Designs Series provides student and adult choirs with a variety of secular choral music that is useful, practical, educationally appropriate, and a pleasure to sing. To that end, the Choral Designs series features original works, folk song settings, spiritual arrangements, choral masterworks, and holiday selections suitable for use in concerts, festivals, and contests.