I Read A Story

Subject

recalling favorite stories and the journeys one has taken through books

Year Composed

1979

Year Copyrighted

2011

Voicing

Unison

Solos

text

Musical Form

  • A – A – B – A – Coda

Song Details

The opening song from Aline’s musical, “Tell Me A Story,” this is a simple little tune in uneven meter, with clever references to such classic stories as “Charlotte’s Web,” “Make Way for Ducklings” and “My Side of the Mountain.” This song has a cozy feel, like snuggling up with a good book.

Performance options

optional 3-part ending

Suggested uses

  • reading-themed concert
  • School Library Month
  • School Book Fair

Listen to a sample

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I Read A Story