Desc: by Roger Sams, with text by Robert Louis Stevenson.
The Crooked River Choral Project is a collection of artful choral music composed specifically with music teaching and learning in mind. Our selections are first and foremost beautiful pieces of music. They are rooted in solid pedagogical thinking, providing music educators with rich teaching opportunities through quality literature. This series offers music with lyrics that inspire the human spirit, nurturing the best in musicians of all levels. Each title includes a CD with rehearsal recordings (including individual voice parts sung by both an adult female and by children, and an accompaniment only track) and CD-Rom with reproducible scores.
CRCP1 Volume 1: “Where Go the Boats” is the first installment in the Robert Louis Stevenson Song Cycle, by Roger Sams. This elegant, pentatonic melody will charm and delight your singers while cultivating beautiful, lyrical singing. Opportunities for literacy work abound, with particularly clear opportunities to practice Low Sol and Low La (below the Do tonal center).