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Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep for SATB choir a cappella

Text by Mary Elizabeth Frye

Dennis Tobenski


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Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep MARY HINES

DENNIS M. TOBENSKI

         q = 70 ppp

SOPRANO

Do

not

       ppp

ALTO

Do

TENOR

BASS

     

    ff    4

S.

     

ff

        

I

A.

I

     

I

am

   

do not

sleep. pp

do not

do not

sleep.

sleep.

do not

the

I

weep.



and

weep.

 mf

 I

T.

B.

 dia



am

the

dia

I

am

the

   I

 

  

am

not

a thou - sand winds that blow.

-

mond

glints mp

-

 dia

-

 

a thou - sand winds that blow.

f

     

not

f

glints f

am

sleep.

      I

I

am

not

   

  

am

am

f

mf

not

   

weep.

f

am

f

and

    I

  

f

weep.

f

I

pp

there.

S.

      

ff

f

pp         I

        there.

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stand at my grave and

     

       there.

B.

    

      

ff

T.

f

pp

I



stand at my grave and

there.

A.

not

f

    

on





on

mond

glints

on

mond

glints

on

snow. pp

Copyright © 2002 Dennis M. Tobenski

pp

snow.



 

pp

snow. pp

snow.


4

   ff  

    

12

S.

I

am the

I

am the

      I

     17

S.

-

     

-

am the

-

A.

sun

T.

B.



am

the

gen

the

gen

      

am

           f

When

      When f

f

B.

     

-

-

-

When

a - wak

     you

 you

 you

a - wak

      

wak

-

rip

  

 on

rip

tle

  

on

rip



    

-

on

rip

-

au

tle

au

en

en

   en

ened

-



  



  

grain.

ened

grain.

 

   

ened

tumn

tumn

-

grain.



p

au

ff

 

p



rain. p



tumn

     in the

 -

rain.

tumn

rain.

 

grain.

ened

-

  

p

en

-

tle



-

au

   -

wak

on

tle

   -

  

   -

     

When you

T.

gen

-

f

21

A.

the

      I I

S.

am

mf

light

mf

I mf

light

  

gen mf

light

 

sun

    

light

 

sun

am the

ff

B.

-

    

      I ff

T.

sun

    

     ff

A.

 

rain.

morn - ing's



  

hush,

     



 

hush,

   

    



  

ff      



ff

in the

morn - ing's ff

in the

in the

morn - ing's

morn - ing's

hush,



hush,

  


5

       

I

am

the

swift

up

     

am

the

swift

up



am

the

swift

up

 







am

the

swift

up

26

S.

A.

I

T.

B.

       I

        I

       29

S.

rush

A.

    

rush

T.

B.

       rush

       

pp sub.

of

pp sub.

32

S.

I

    

ppp

A.

I

      I

ppp

T.

     

ppp

B.

I

-

lift

-

qui

-

et

birds

lift

-

-

in

cir

am the

soft

   

am the

soft

   

am the

soft

   

am the

soft

cir

pp

   

in

    birds

 

stars

that

stars

that

stars

that

stars

that

ing

ing

-

cir

 

in

cir

  

shine

at

  

  

at

shine

at

shine

shine

-

-

in pp

  

  ing

    

birds

-

-

lift

of

et

ing



         -

-

lift

qui

      

rush

   ppp   

 

at

-

-

cled

flight.

cled

flight.

cled

flight.

cled

flight.

  

 

 

 

 

night.

  

night.

  

night.

 



night


6

    pp    

Do

not

ff

36

S.

     

pp

A.

Do

T.

B.

      

       

A.

B.

at

my

grave

and ff

stand

at



my

grave



    

f

f

      

f

      

f

 I

 I

am

am

am

 not

not



not

  am

not

     

and

cry.

there. mf

there. mf

 

 

there. mf

 there.

p

 

 

I

did

not

p

 

I

did

not

p

 

cry.

ff

ff

mf

 

cry.

 

cry.

and

I

T.

stand

and

I

     

      

38

S.

not



ppp

die.

  

ppp

die.

  

ppp

 

I

did

not

die.

  p

I

did

not

 

ppp

die.

2'38"


 

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Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep