Farewell to Tarwathie - arr. Mark Sirett

if SoundCloud audio (below) is not working, please try a different browser like Google Chrome or Firefox
 

click the preview icon (right) to see the score


it might take a moment to load the audio file - please wait


Farewell to Tarwathie, adieu Mormond Hill

And the dear land of Crimmond, I bid you farewell

I'm bound off for Greenland and ready to sail

In hopes to find riches in hunting the whale


Farewell to my comrades for a while we must part

And likewise the dear lass  who first won my heart

The cold coast of Greenland my love will not chill

And the longer my absence more loving we'll feel


Our ship is well rigged and she's ready to sail

The crew they are anxious to follow the whale

Where the icebergs do float and the stormy winds blow

Where the land and the ocean is covered with snow


Well the cold coast of Greenland is barren and bare

No seed time nor harvest is ever known there

And the birds here sing sweetly in mountain and dale

But there's no bird in Greenland to sing to the whale


da capo



order the sheet music - CP1357 (SATB) - $2.35 - click here

settings for TBB and SSA are available upon request

one can view

other voicings:

TBB and

SSA

upon request