Afton Water
Arr. Alexander L'Estrange
Item: 12-0571537804
UPC: 9780571537808
ISBN 10: 0571537804
ISBN 13: 9780571537808
PRICE: $1.85
Series: Faber Choral Singles
Category: Choral Octavo
Format: Choral Octavo
Instrument: Choir
Instrumentation: with Piano
Level: Elementary
Voicing: SAB
Afton Water is a gentle, lyrical hymn of praise both to the countryside of Scotland itself (the word "brae" means "hillside") and to a girl called Mary who lies sleeping by the banks of the river Afton near Ayr, south of Glasgow. The poet entreats the river, blackbirds, lapwings and stock-doves to go about their business quietly, so as not to disturb the "slumbering fair" Mary.

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