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LET HEAVEN AND NATURE SING
by Jay Althouse
Positioning: Mixed voices: Guys on top rows, Gals on bottom rows. Treble voices: Part I vs. Part II.
INTRO Flat R palm and elbow (90o look) moves to L and R of body while R foot lunges out, in, out, in. Repeat w/L 2X.
  M5: place R palm above w/R lunge, repeat L while matching palms above (Vol. 2, 22).
  M7: "Egyptian" look - lowering pray down side to side w/head on opposite side - head moves to R, L, R, L.

VERSE 1

MEAS. 9 IF RESTING: continue head/pray switch w/half time pulse. IF SINGING: double arm circle pan over R shoulder (opt. step t 2X to R and back).
  M13: all sweep R arm up w/palm facing out and step t R, repeat L.
  M15: turn palms into pray position and lower Egyptian-style.

VERSE 2

MEAS. 9 SINGERS: pan flat L palm across R to L (Vol. 1, 79). Lift palm up to L and lower down to heart (opt. - step touch). All else repeat as before.

CHORUS

MEAS. 19 90o arm cross and lunge w/R 2X, repeat w/L 2X.
  M23: L palm down to earth, R palm up to heaven (pop heels, eyes follow). Switch palm position on King.
MEAS. 27 Drop L palm over to L on mountain.
  M29: circle palm facing down from low R into chest level.
  M31: reach R jazz up on heaven, L jazz down on nature.
MEAS. 33 Repeat as before during Intro.
MEAS. 41 Repeat as before, but switch parts if mixed voices.

CHORUS

MEAS. 51 Repeat as before through M68. M69: continue 90o arms a bit higher.
MEAS. 73 Freeze in lunge position facing L w/both arms extended and R foot back.Straighten into pray front.
  M77: sweep arms as before.
MEAS. 81 Repeat lunge facing R.
MEAS. 89 Repeat as before. M103: repeat as before during Intro.
MEAS. 111 SINGERS: repeat lunge L, pull into pray. RESTING: Egyptian as before.
  M115: SINGERS lunge R, OTHERS Egyptian.
MEAS. 119 All sweep R, sweep L, Egyptian down.
  M123: 90o to R 2X, L 2X, final pray pose on levels.

 

SATB, Level 4.....16295**

2-Part, Level 2.....16297**

SAB, Level 3.....16296**

SoundTrax Cassette.....16424**

** Permanently Out of Print