Simple Riffs

Books | 2-Part Choir (High Voices), Piano Accompaniment

Catalogue No: M051468270
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work
This arrangement by David J. Elliott is a jazz treatment of the traditional Shaker folk melody Simple Gifts. After a traditonal statement of the original tune, this setting presents the melody as a jazz samba, a jazz waltz and finally a fast jazz swing. within this arrangement the singers trade jazz variations on the traditional folk song melody.
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
No of pages: 12
Length: 2
Language: English
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes

        Musicroom Reviews

        A quirky arrangement suitable for an older, more experienced group. It will not work if the singers are timid about the scat singing!
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        Simple Riffs
        2-Part Choir (High Voices), Piano Accompaniment