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Parts: SATB, SSAA, TTBB

Language: English
Duration: 3:10

Music and Text by: Mitchell Fund

Description

Let Them Sleep is about trying to protect the innocent from some of the harsher realities of life, if only for another night. 

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This piece is fairly simple to learn, but it’s immensely powerful and moving in performance. If you are familiar with Arvo Pärt’s music, you’ll recognize the usage of his Tintinnabuli technique.

SHEET MUSIC

Sheet Music
LTS Cover (SATB) 2
LTS Cover (SSAA) 2
Let Them Sleep cover (TTBB)

This sheet music is free to use as much as you’d like, but please don't share it outside your group as that may interfere with my ability to charge for it in the future.

If you are planning a performance using this music, I’d love to hear from you! 

Scrolling Score

SCROLLING SCORE

SATB
SSAA
Text

TEXT

Let them sleep, let them rest.

Just wait to tell them what comes next.

Let them dream tearless dreams.

The morning comes too soon.

 

What e’er comes, what e’er’s reaped,

Please let them have one last calm sleep.

Guard I’ll try, shield I might,

The world will weigh them too.

 

Let them sleep, let hearts rest.

Just wait to tell them what comes next.

Let them dream, safe and sound.

Guard all they know from life’s dark hound!

 

Just breathe, just sleep, my loves!

Let them sleep. Let them sleep.

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