Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening – SSA

SSA Voices and Piano

Music by Earlene Rentz
Words by Robert Frost (1874-1963)
Fine Poetry
Moderate Difficulty
Also Available: Unison, 2-Part, 3-Part Mixed
Free with Purchase: Piano Accompaniment MP3, Rehearsal Preparation Sheet, Individual Voice Parts MP3s, High/Medium/Low Solo Voice parts, High/Medium/Low Solo Voice Accompaniment MP3s
Video of Earlene Rentz discussing the setting: https://youtu.be/E4zGZ0CzHCo
Duration ca. 2:45

American poet Robert Frost provides the words for this scenic journey of beauty occurring on the evening of the Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year. A man who is likely on horseback takes an unusual journey by woods belonging to a person he might know. The horse is not quite sure as to why they are stopping, but the rider tarries for a while in the dark, snowy, quiet lure of nature. Whatever the journey’s destination, the horse and rider are miles and miles from their place of rest.

Additional materials, compliments of Earlene Rentz Online Publications: Notation and Accompaniment for Low, Medium, and High Solo Voice.

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