Away in a Manger (Flow Gently Sweet Afton)

$2.25

    SSA

  • arr. Ruth Elaine Schram
  • Choral MusicWomen's VoicesChristmasFolk

  • Level / Grade: Moderate
  • Accompaniment: Piano accompaniment
  • Format: Octavo with Online Resources
  • Catalog #: BL736
  • Publisher: BriLee Music

  • Publisher: Carl Fischer Music/Theodore Presser
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Description

This rocking, soothing SSA setting of Away in a Manger by Ruth Elaine Schram is easy to learn and multi-functional. Schram has provided the option of using the holiday text or that of Robert Burns' well- known poem Flow Gently, Sweet Afton making it an excellent addition to your holiday or festival program. Duration: 2:44

“Sweet Afton” is a lyrical poem describing the Afton Water in Ayrshire, Scotland. It was written by Robert Burns in 1791.

“Sweet Afton” contains a number of monosyllables, which contribute to a gentle, soothing rhythm. It can be seen as a hymn for peace. The poem is in the metre 11 – 11 – 11- 11, and is often sung to the tune of the popular Christmas carol Away in a Manger called Cradle Song.

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Weight 0.04 lbs

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