Violin 2 part from White in the Moon (for cello and 2 violins)

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This melody came to me years ago when I first read the wonderful-beyond-words Susan Cooper novel, "The Dark is Rising." At one point in the book, young Will sings a song called "White in the Moon the Long Road Lies" (which I have since learned is a poem by A.E. Housman). Overlaid against the dark and magical tone of Susan Cooper's book, the melancholy nature of the poem really resonated with me. Now that I am trying my hand at ensemble composition, I've returned to the melody and arranged it for violins and cello. I hope you like it. (Thank you, Susan Cooper!)

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