The Miss You Song

composed 1991 / © 2011

away from home, missing someone you love

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Song Details

Voicing

Unison

Musical Form

  • Verse 1
  • Verse 2
  • Coda

Song Details

The simple poetic text validates the universal feeling of missing someone you love when you are away from home. After a freely-sung introductory line, the verses launch into a gentle calypso rhythm which keeps this song light in spirit and, thankfully, not overly sentimental. (In the original manuscript, Aline dedicated this song to her grandchildren!)

Performance options

lovely as a solo song for an adult to sing to children

Suggested uses

  • beginning chorus
  • elementary music classroom
  • travel-themed concert