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for Ella

breathing

text by Kevin Gillam

music by Jackson Griggs

slowly; deeply q = 60

p mp ° 6 " * " 4 ∑ ∑ & 4 4 ˙ ™
p
mp
°
6
"
*
"
4
&
4
4
˙
œ
œ œ
˙ ™
˙ ™
she
wakes un-der
wa
-
ter,
p
mp
6
"
"
4
&
4
4
˙
œ
œ œ
˙ ™
˙ ™
she
wakes un-der
wa
-
ter,
p
mp
6
"
œ œ
"
4
∑ ∑
Ó ™
œ
˙ ™
˙ ™
4
4
& ‹
bathes in one bub
-
ble,
p
mp
˙ ™
œ
œ œ
˙ ™
˙ ™
?
6
"
" 4
∑ ∑
4
4
¢
bathes
in one bub
-
ble,
*exaggerate caesuras
p
f
pp

" 6

soprano

alto

tenor

bass

5

&

°

4 6 3 4 œ œ ˙ w 4 4 4 ˙ ™ œ œ
4
6
3
4
œ
œ
˙
w
4
4
4
˙ ™
œ
œ
œ
˙ ™
dres -ses
in
weeds,
floats
down the
street,
p
f
pp
4
6
3
" 6
Œ
&
4
4
4
4
œ
œ
œ
w
œ
œ
œ
œ
œ
œ
˙ ™
dres -ses
in
weeds,
floats
down
the
street,
mp
f
mp
pp
4
6
3
" 6
Ó
w
Ó ™
4
b œ œ b œ
4
˙
œ
4
˙ ™
4
& ‹
dres -ses in
weeds,
down
the
street,
p
f
mp
pp
w
?
œ
œ
b
4
6
˙
3
" 6
œ
œ
Ó ™
œ
b ˙ ™
4
4
4
b
˙ ™
4

¢

dres -ses

in

weeds,

down

the

street,

Text Copyright © Kevin Gillam 2003. Reprinted by permission of Kevin Gillam.

This arrangement Copyright © Jackson Griggs 2011. All Rights Reserved.

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accel. rall. 9 ppp mf mp ff ° 6 3 6 b ˙ ™ w
accel.
rall.
9
ppp
mf
mp
ff
°
6
3
6
b ˙ ™
w
"
2
&
4
˙ ™
4
œ
œ
b ˙ ™
4
4
œ
œ
œ
œ
feels
the tide
rush
a
- gainst
her
cheeks,
ppp
mf
mp
ff
6
3
6
"
2
&
4
4
˙
˙ ™
˙ ™
4
w
4
œ
˙
˙ ™
œ
feels the
tide
rush
a
-
gainst
her
cheeks,
ppp
mf
mp
ff
w
6
œ
˙
b ˙ ™
b ˙ ™
œ
˙
˙ ™
3
6
"
2
&
4
4
4
4
feels the
tide
rush
a
-
gainst
her
cheeks,
ppp
mf
mp
ff
˙
˙
œ
˙ ™
œ n˙ ™
b ˙ ™
w
?
6
3
6
"
2
4
4
4
4
¢
feels
the tide
rush
a
- gainst
her
cheeks,
Bass 1 (Lower basses drop out)
A tempo
14
mf
f
p
mp
°
2
4
3
6
"
4
&
4
4
4
4
4
˙
w
˙
œ
w ™
swims
home,
falls
a
-
sleep,
mf
f
p
mp
2
4
3
6
"
4
&
4
4
4
4
4
˙
b
w
n ˙
œ
b w ™
swims
home,
falls
a
-
sleep,
mf
f
p
mp
2
4
3
6
"
4
&
4
˙
4
w
4
˙
œ
4
#w ™
4
swims
home,
falls
a
-
sleep,
Tutti
mf
f
p
mp
?
2
˙
4
b
w
3
6
"
4
˙
œ
b w ™
4
4
4
4
4
¢
swims
home,
falls
a
-
sleep,

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18

° pp cresc. 4 5 6 & 4 4 4 œ œ œ œ ˙
°
pp
cresc.
4
5
6
&
4
4
4
œ
œ
œ
œ
˙ ™
˙
and
dreams
she
re
-
mem
-
bers
pp
cresc.
4
5
6
&
4
4
4
œ
œ
œ
œ
˙ ™
# ˙
and
dreams
she
re
-
mem
-
bers
pp
cresc.
4
5
6
&
4
4
˙
4
b ˙
œ
œ
œ
œ
and
dreams
she
re
-
mem
-
bers
pp
cresc.
?
4
5
6
4
œ
œ
œ
œ
4
˙
˙
4
¢
# ˙ ™
n
˙
and
dreams
she
re
-
mem
-
bers
pp p 20 mf ° U U U 6 " & 4 w ™ ˙
pp
p
20 mf
°
U
U
U
6
"
&
4
w ™
˙ ™
˙ ™
w ™
w ™
breath
-
-
ing,
breath
-
ing.
pp
p
mf
U
U
U
6
"
&
4
˙
œ
˙ ™
˙ ™
# ˙ ™
n w ™
w ™
breath
-
-
ing,
breath
-
ing.
p
mf
pp
p
U
U
6
"
&
4
˙ ™
b ˙ ™
˙ ™
w
˙ ™
breath
-
ing,
breath
-
ing.
p
mf
pp
p
U
U
?
6
"
4
˙
w
¢
˙ ™
b
˙
˙ ™
˙
˙ ™
b ˙
breath
- ing,
breath
- ing.