BORN LIKE THE PINES

by Matthew Emery

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Anyone who has experienced the wonder of a walk through the forest will love this song. The SAB setting is perfect for young choirs or choirs that are short on tenors. However, the men often carry the melody, making the composition suitable for choirs of all levels.

LYRICS

Born like the pines to sing
the harp and song in my breast.
Though far and near, there’s none to hear,
I’ll sing as the winds rejoice.

As the winds sweep by
I’ll laugh or cry
In the winds I cannot rest.

James McGirt (1874-1930)

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