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The Words We Live By

Creative Songs Teaching Historical Words that Shape Our Lives

By Greg Gilpin

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2-part choir and performance/accompaniment CD (with optional narrator)
Creative Songs Teaching Historical Words that Shape Our Lives. Composed by Greg Gilpin. Choral collection. Educational Choral, General, Patriotic. Vocal score and accompaniment CD. Heritage Music Press #30/2041H. Published by Heritage Music Press (LO.30-2041H).

Item Number: LO.30-2041H

So many words by which we live! The historical, patriotic, inspirational words and wisdom that shape our lives are often taken for granted and sometimes slip from our memory. Their significance and power, though, remain a constant in all we do-giving us courage, reminding us to love and respect those before us and those who will come after us, and nurturing the hope to dream. As you can glean from the Contents below, Greg Gilpin has creatively set to music many of these important 'words we live by'. This marvelous collection in a variety of musical styles is also a terrific teaching resource for interdisciplinary studies. And, by utilizing the Optional Narrative Script, you may transform this work into a special program or presentation! Complete with reproducible vocal parts and a Performance/Accompaniment CD, this wise investment will serve you, your singers and audiences well for many years to come.

  • Optional Narrative Script 
  • The Words We Live By 
  • The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States 
  • The New Colossus 
  • That's the Golden Rule 
  • The Star Spangled Banner 
  • The Pledge Of Allegiance 
  • Quotes of My Friend Ben 
  • The Gettysburg Address 
  • Just Like Martin Luther King (I Have a Dream) 

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