The Prayer of Cyrus Brown Male Quartet BUY ONE PRINT MANY

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Male Quarter and Piano. The lyrics are by Sam Walter Foss, (1859-1911) who wrote hundreds of poems. This one is is an argument about the proper way to pray. Tthe theologians and churchmen have their say, but it is Cyrus Brown who has the final word, saying that his most sincere prayer was when he fell in Hodgkins well and was, "…a standin’ on my head!" The music starts out minor, the argument gets louder and higher and then Cyrus responds (in a major key) in barbershop harmony!

Score ID
Year of composition
Sam Walter Foss (Public Domain)
Easy (Grades 1-3)
2 minutes

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