Every Time Papa Steps Off the Train

Composed 2001

A jaunty melody with simple harmony. An opportunity for vocal soloists and playful scatting back and forth between the two sections of the chorus. This song provides a delightful experience for singer and audience alike!

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Multi-Part Song, Unison

Musical Form:

Verse 1
Verse 2
Verse 1

Suggested Uses:

Family-themed concert; Father’s Day; Grandparents Day; choral scatting

Performance Options:

Solo opportunity in the introduction; the swing rhythm of this piece might be enhanced with some simple movement

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