In the Dark of December

(I Heard a Bird Sing)

Two-Part Treble Voices with Piano and Optional Flute

Lon Beery (composer)


  • Voice 1 (Part )
  • Voice 2 (Part)
  • Piano
  • Flute (opt.)
Studio Recording


Beery's hopeful setting in the Dorian mode. The text reminds us that, just as some of the dark moments in our lives seem to linger on, it is also true that during the long, dark wintry days of December we must remember that we are actually getting closer to Spring even if it seems that Winter is dragging on. With optional flute, the rhythmic interplay in the accessible piano accompaniment propels the melody forward as if towards Spring.
SKU: BL1112
Ensemble: Treble Chorus
Duration: 2:06
Key: D dorian
Tempo: Moderato (q = 120)
Language: English, English
Text Source: I Hear a Bird Sing by Oliver Herford (1860-1935)
Publisher: BriLee Music
Score Type: Performance Score
Product Type: Score
Accompanied: Accompanied Chorus
Page count: 12
Weight: 0.05 lbs.
UPC: 6-80160-91223-0
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