Oh Shenandoah (SA) (10 copies)
This arrangement is perfect for a young middle school choir – the two-part splits are very accessible. The beautiful melody provides a great opportunity for exploring some expression and phrase shaping. The piano part should be used to support the expressive qualities in the voices. This arrangement adapts the lyrics to refer to the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia and includes new lyrics for a bridge section.
Duration: 2 minutes 35 seconds
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