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MANYWAYS # 15 SWING LOW (SS and Optional Mixed Ensemble)

Composer
Wallace Willis arr. DECLAN TOWNSEND
Arranger
Lyricist
Wallace Willis
Difficulty
Easy (Grades 1-3)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
World music
Instrumentation
Large mixed ensemble
Instrumental parts
Not available

Although the accordeon is suggested as one of the accompanying instruments, like all the MANYWAYS songs this is simply a suggestion. 2 violins, melodeon,or melodica would do just as well. Similarly, the Descant Recorder part is equally playable on any melodic instrument (though not an octave higher than written). The important point about all the MANYWAYS arrangements is that the voices are paramount, everything else subsidiary. Two voices only are neccessary. ANY one or more instruments may be added at the teacher's discretion.If these songs help children to sing in tune (and Kodaly strongly recomends 2-part singing as an aid to good unison)I will be happy.

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