In The Morning

Year of composition
DK Medlin
Difficult (Grades 7+)
3 minutes
Voice + keyboard
Instrumental parts
Not available

The words to this song came to mind while walking my dog in our picturesque neighborhood early one lovely summer morning. The birds were chirping happily and wildflowers were blooming profusely along the way. I voiced my thanks to God that day for giving us such a wonderful world to live in. Then a tune came to mind as a song of thanksgiving. I sang it every day for almost a week, adding a verse here and there until it fell into its present form. Coincidentally, a friend once suggested that I write something for the flute in one of my songs. The flute part became, in my imagination, the birds I heard "singing" (probably Carolina wrens).

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