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Elegy for Two Sparrows

Composer
Year of composition
2003
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Easy (Grades 1-3)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Solo instrument
Instrumental parts
Not available

While mowing hay, I noticed that fledgling sparrows would flutter up ahead of the mower’s swath, and land in the short grass. Right in front of the tractor tire. I couldn’t miss them if I tried. I hate running over birds.

This song, then, is dedicated to those tiny avian lives so newly begun yet prematurely extinguished.

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