How Bright Is the Day

Text Author: S. B. Sawyer

Arranger: Kyle Cothern

Arr. © 2015 GIA.

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Vocal Forces: Unison with descant, Assembly

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Guitar: Yes

Separate Instruments: C Instrument

Tune Name: Sawyer's exit

Music Source: The Sacred Harp, 1860

Series: Choral

Difficulty Level: E


This jaunty tune had its origins as a secular song, but later found its way into the noted early American sacred song collection The Sacred Harp. This simple setting allows it to be used by a soloist, choir, or congregation.

The C Instrument is optional.

Categories: Choral/Vocal

Liturgical: All Souls, All Saints

Rites: Order of Christian Funerals

Topical: Death, Eternal Life, Funeral, Heaven

Number of Pages: 4

Language: English

Format: Octavo