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4135698
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A Simple Song

from Mass

By Leonard Bernstein

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Piano, Voice, Medium Voice (Medium Voice) - Difficulty: medium
From Mass. Composed by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990). Boosey & Hawkes Voice. 20th Century. Single piece. Vocal melody, lyrics and piano accompaniment. 5 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M060085253. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48011221).

Item Number: HL.48011221

With vocal melody, lyrics and piano accompaniment. 20th Century. 9x12 inches.

Voice and Keyboard.

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  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Location:
    Milwaukee, WI
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • August 03, 2012 A Simple Song - Bernstein

    A wonderful setting for this exquisite song - for solo voice, flute and piano!

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  • 5

    Location:
    Southwick, MA
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • December 31, 2011 Not So Simple Song

    I had sung this years ago and somehow misplaced my copy, so I needed a replacement. It is one of my favorite solos, and it is the first song in Bernstein's Mass. Though it is called "A Simple Song," it is fairly difficult because it requires one to sing...

    very softly at times, and there are many large intervals that would make it a problem for beginners. I have been a Church Musician for over 40 years in 12 different churches. The Dvorak Biblical Songs have some similarity to this, especially "God is My Shepherd."

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  • 5

    Location:
    Lake Worth, FL
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • November 21, 2011 A Simple Song

    Mass is such a complex work...and yet A Simple Song is both complex and simple at the same time. Bernstein's work is so rhythmic, especially for his time. People often forget about his symphonies, and focus on his musicals. I'm fortunate to have a recording of the...

    piece as originally done, instead of the tendency to make it operatic. It's a very special song...

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    19 of 36 people found this review helpful.
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  • 4

    Location:
    Chicago
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • July 02, 2008 Simple Song

    I have always loved this song. It's one that I have fond memories of from high school. I sang it in competition and have always been able to pull it right back to the foreground when I'm looking for a good song to sing to myself. It really...

    is a simple song...perfectly composed by Bernstein for MASS. Absolutly worth a try, it's has major ear worm potential so be careful! : )

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    39 of 65 people found this review helpful.
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  • 5

    Location:
    Cary, NC
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • February 21, 2008 Beautifully lyrical

    Very simply elegant and spiritual.

    33 of 62 people found this review helpful.
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