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Ladies Chorus seaching for Canadian history songs about the C.P Railway and/or St. Lawrence Seaway

I am looking for ladies chorus arrangements with lyrics that speak about our Canadian Pacific Railway and the St. Lawrence Seaway.   Suggestions from vocal solo to SSA arrangements with piano and/or guitar accompaniment welcomed.
Replies (5): Threaded | Chronological
on January 27, 2016 6:03am
Why not consider commissioning Dr. Stephen Chatman to compose one?  ;-)
on January 28, 2016 9:19am
Hi, Robert —
If you haven't done so already, it would be worth contacting the Canadian Music Centre with your inquiry. They are a wonderful resource & have a number of regional offices across Canada:
Kind regards,
Elizabeth
 
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on February 4, 2016 8:54am
thank you Elizabeth for your reply and welcomed suggestion
on January 28, 2016 9:33am
There is an old choral arrangement of Gordon Lightfoot's "Canadian Railroad Trilogy", arranged by Mitch Clarke and published by Warner Bros. It's likely out of print now, but it is a good arrangementl.  It could be adapted for SSA without too much difficulty if you wanted to obtain permission and take the time to do so.  It has piano accompaniment, and I used to perform it with added string bass.  Adding guitar would also be easy because the chords are given in the piano part.
 
I haven't looked for it, but there may already be an SSA arrangement of this piece out there somewhere.
on February 4, 2016 8:57am
Thank you Richard .. Am familiar with the title and looks like it would need to be adapted for SSA as there does not appear to be and arrangement for ladies voices.  
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