Happy Birthday, World

Happy Birthday, World

Subject

Earth appreciation

Year Composed

1994

Year Copyrighted

2011

Voicing

Unison

Musical Form

  • Verse 1
  • Verse 2
  • Verse 3

Song Details

The beauty of this little gem lies in its simplicity. The lovely unison melody flows over simple chords that lend support for each new phrase. The text is a tender expression of affection for the earth. “Round and round, till eternity, I’ll take care of you, you’ll take care of me.”

Performance options

a building effect could be achieved by having a soloist sing Verse 1, a small ensemble sing Verse 2, and the whole chorus sing Verse 3

Suggested uses

  • Earth Day concert
  • all-school sing
  • to work on achieving a beautiful unison sound

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Happy Birthday, World