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Autumn Days (Easy Flute & Piano Duet)

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By Joanna Mills

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Piano Duet, Piano Accompaniment, Flute - Easy/Beginner - Digital Download
Composed by Joanna Mills. Impressionistic, Repertoire, Thanksgiving, Recital. 8 pages. Published by Joanna Mills Music (S0.565935).

Item Number: S0.565935

This hauntingly beautiful song is an instrumental version of the choral work "Autumn Days" which is based on the poetry of Helen Hunt Jackson. Arranged for easy/early intermediate flute and piano, it is perfect for late summer/fall concerts and recitals or Thanksgiving. The arrangement starts off very simply, but increases in complexity and difficulty, culminating in a lovely counterpoint by the flute. A rehearsal/performance track of the piano part for this duet is also available to purchase on Sheet Music Plus.

                       
                         October                                                                                                
    Bending above the spicy woods which blaze,                                
    Arch skies so blue they flash, and hold the sun                              
    Immeasurably far; the waters run                                                    
    Too slow, so freighted are the river-ways                                      
    With gold of elms and birches from the maze                                
    Of forests. Chestnuts, clicking one by one,                                    
    Escape from satin burs; her fringes done,                                      
    The gentian spreads them out in sunny days,                                  
    And, like late revelers at dawn, the chance                                    
    Of one sweet, mad, last hour, all things assail,                                
    And conquering, flush and spin; while, to enhance                        
    The spell, by sunset door, wrapped in a veil                                    
    Of red and purple mists, the summer, pale,                                    
    Steals back alone for one more song and dance.                              

                      November

This is the treacherous month when autumn days
With summer’s voice come bearing summer’s gifts.
Beguiled, the pale down-trodden aster lifts
Her head and blooms again. The soft, warm haze
Makes moist once more the sere and dusty ways,
And, creeping through where dead leaves lie in drifts,
The violet returns. Snow noiseless sifts
Ere night, an icy shroud, which morning’s rays
Will idly shine upon and slowly melt,
Too late to bid the violet live again.
The treachery, at last, too late, is plain;
Bare are the places where the sweet flowers dwelt.
What joy sufficient hath November felt?
What profit from the violet’s day of pain?

Joanna Mills is the Gospel Choir Director at Roncesvalles United Church in Toronto, Canada, and has been writing and arranging choral music for 15 years. Her compositions and arrangements are performed regularly by her own choir and others around the world and have won awards in songwriting competitions. She also teaches musical theatre, voice and piano.

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