You and I

Composed 1986

An upbeat song with soft shoe rhythm imparts a carefree feeling to this well-crafted two-part partner song. The texts are conversational and the melodies move in contrary motion, together emphasizing the interdependence of the two parts, and of singers in a chorus.

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Partner Song, 2 Parts, Multi-Part Song, Unison

Musical Form:

Part 1
Part 2
Parts 1 and 2 together

Suggested Uses:

Concert opener for a beginning chorus; introduction to part-singing; elementary school general music class; Valentine’s Day; International Day of Happiness; Siblings Day

Performance Options:

Place the two sections of the chorus on opposite sides of the performing space for a stereophonic effect

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