SSA, SA or unison – “The Rhodora”
The Rhodora – Solo, SSA (SA, or unison); This thoughtful poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson asks the beautiful flower why its beauty is hidden in the woods. His answer: ”I suppose the selfsame power that brought me here, brought you.”
Duration is about 2:30. The “Rhodora” (Rhododendron canadense), is a flower common in New England where the Poet lived.
- This song originally was written as a song for solo voice. Use the 1st soprano part alone for use as a solo or as a beautiful instrumental piece.
- Use all parts for an SSA choir, or omit the 2nd soprano part for an SA choir.
- Or, play the accompaniment alone as a piano or organ solo.
It is suitable for church and school.
Here is a sample of the track Maria Simeone recorded for her album, “This Little Light.”TheRhodoraMariaSimeonePreview
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