Hope

Hope

Subject

the power of positive thinking

Year Composed

1978

Year Copyrighted

2011

Voicing

Unison

Musical Form

  • Verse 1
  • Verse 2
  • Interlude (Hint of verse)
  • Coda

Song Details

A very simple unison song with a positive, child-centered message. The image of the garden flowers making a “grand bouquet,” as the melody line rises to the highest point in the score is a particularly lovely moment in the song.

Performance options

in the second verse, consider dividing the chorus into smaller groups which could each sing a phrase; or, in the music classroom, these could be offered as solo opportunities

Suggested uses

  • beginning chorus
  • elementary music classroom

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Hope