Choir Sheet Music:
Two Singing Rounds

Choir sheet music for your singers, two pretty rounds: one is major, & the other is minor, but both have lyrics which say "Good Night!"

Slow and gentle, a minor melody

Good Night singing round

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I have always enjoyed using rounds as singing warm ups with my choirs and individual voice students.  This minor melody is a gentle stretch for the not-yet-warmed-up voice, encompassing only an octave plus one note.

Additionally, its slow pace is useful for listening and trying to carefully harmonize in tune.

Unusual lyrics

There's something beautiful about the words of this choir sheet music, too...

"Stars our light: Darkness guard us, through the night."  It seems these lyrics aren't about saying "Good-bye" to someone as much as they are perhaps WELCOMING the night, saying that the night is GOOD.  Perhaps there is a story behind the simple words.

Brisk & cheery, a major tune

Music round Good Night to You All

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Okay; so this group is not singing briskly!  I enjoy their rendition, but it is not how I would choose to perform it... 

Also, their melody differs by just a few notes, as so often is the case with folk tunes!

Pretty and happy

This song is quite different from the preceding "Good Night, Stars Our Light" tune!  

First, it doesn't start on beat 1, but on a "pick-up" note.  Why is this called a pick-up, when a melody starts before the down beat?  I don't know!  It is also known as an "anacrusis," or "up-beat."

This makes starting the piece a little trickier; if you are new to conducting groups, this is one of the instances where you may need to practice your hand motions ahead of time, so that you don't find yourself shouting at the group, "One, TWO!"

One tricky spot in the melody

In the phrase "May an-gels a-round you," the third note was surprising to me and took a bit of repetition before it felt right. It looks simple, but is unexpected.

However, little difficulties like this are good for your young choir to experience and work through!

The link for the minor song "Good Night"

Download choir sheet music Good Night in key of Dm

The links for the different music round, "Good Night to You All"

Download Good Night to You All in C major

Download Good Night round in F major

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