Four Elizabethan Songs

for SSA chorus

Four delightful 16th-Century poems in a variety of settings that make a great addition to a choral concert. Ideal for middle school, high school, and college choruses, but fun for adults as well.

SKU: ADY-016 Categories: , , Instrumentation:
Voicing:SSA
Season or Event:General
Descriptive Tags:Fun, Humorous, Poetry
Instrumentation:A Cappella
Sacred or Secular:Secular
Language:English
Duration:5-10 Minutes

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