Blackbird by The Beatles. By John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Arranged by Paris Rutherford. For Choral (SATB). Pop Choral Series. 16 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.8753836).
Opening with a wordless introduction that evokes the rhythmic and melodic motives of the song, this Beatles' classic moves into the familiar verse, but with certain phrases elongated or ornamented to heighten the sense of freedom portrayed in the lyric, all with a sonorous and interesting harmonic treatment that will astound your audience! A vocal jazz showpiece!