A Place in the Choir

Bill Staines
Men's four part

Tenor: C4 - B flat 5
Lead: E3 - F4
Baritone: E3 - D4
Bass A2 - B flat 3

Bill Staine's cheerful and catchy song is a transparent metaphor for the value of diversity and inclusion. This arrangement was written a workshop song for novices to learn in an evening, but with the opportunity to develop it into a performance piece suitable for audience participation. It sets three of the animal-themed verses to be sung by smaller groups as a way to feature individuals within the choir and offer visual and aural variety, interspersed with settings of the chorus for the full ensemble.