Shine, the catchy second single from Take That's comeback album Beautiful World, is ideally suited to a choral setting and has here been arranged by Christopher Hussey for SATB choir with Piano accompaniment.
This is a good SATB arrangement - the only disappointment is that it doesn't have a voice to two singing "shi-I-ine, shi-I-ine" at the last few bars, like the original. That would have made it much more fun!!! Anonymous
- (Derby, United Kingdom)
USer friendly score. Anonymous
- (Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom)
This is a top quality arrangement suitable for choirs of a beginner / intermediate standard. With a little hard work on details (such as phrasing, rests and a tightess between parts) this arrangement can sound very effective.
Each part is emimnently singable - in other words each line has been thought of from the singers' point of view, so often not the case in these SATB arrangements of pop songs.
One or two things to bear in mind, the tune is the tune, and flicks between parts equally, but there are points in the original song where the singer goes between notes and doesn't sing a note in black and hite, as is the way in popular music. This is notated as best as possible in this work, but bear in mind you will have to apply a classical interpretation to it - lots of people singing one part cannot be expected to sing the same pitch bend at the same time, they therefore have to sing the same rigid note making it sound a little four-square if not done properly.
The only other thing to bear in mind is the key, it's in D Major, not too far off the original which was in E flat, but this makes it very high for the top part. There isn't much that can be done about it, shifting it down will mean a low alto part. Anonymous
- (Billericay, United Kingdom)