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5837441
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Why We Sing

By Greg Gilpin

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Choral (2-Part)
Composed by Greg Gilpin. Shawnee Press. Choral. 12 pages. Shawnee Press #E0538. Published by Shawnee Press (HL.35025876).

Item Number: HL.35025876

This powerful, original ballad by Greg Gilpin is stunning in lyric and song. A simple unison beginning builds to an ending with full choral presence and moving descant. “A sound of hope, a sound of peace, a sound that celebrates and speaks what we believe ... this is why we sing, why we lift our voice.” This will be your power ballad for the year and with the full orchestration available or CD accompaniment track, your singers and audience will literally be moved to tears. An outstanding choral work! Available separately: SATB, SAB, TBB, SSAA, 2-part, Orchestration, StudioTrax CD.

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  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Location:
    Cleveland, OH
    Difficulty Level:
    Beginner
  • May 04, 2013 Why We Sing

    I heard this sung by the Lancaster Ohio Men's Chorus and had to have it. I have sung it SATB and two part. While I enjoy the richness of SATB it works just as well in two parts. When we introduced it to our church choir (nicknamed the "crying...

    choir") we gave them all tissues and said - just listen. Not a dry eye in the house. Definitely a favorite that will last a long time!

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  • 5

    Location:
    Glasgow
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • February 29, 2012 So singable

    This is one of those songs that will appeal to all age groups. It is very singable and my primary school children are really enjoying it.

    18 of 36 people found this review helpful.
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  • 4

    Location:
    Melbourne, Australia
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • January 21, 2009 A much loved song

    I have used this piece with choirs (SA, SSA) and it is very successful with both young people and adults. The melody is easy, the text has a message and the harmony lines easily managed. It works very well as a closer in a choral festival. It is also well...

    liked by audiences. Highly recommended.

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  • 5

    Location:
    virginia
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • November 06, 2008 awesome

    i had an audition for a high class vocal school. i sang this and i got in. this is a perfect piece for a soloist.

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