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A lyrical setting of the traditional American folk song “Oh Shenandoah.” The melody repeats with a simple and then more elaborate countermelody. The final setting of the melody is reharmonised to making a wistful and effective close.

“Shenandoah” is a traditional folk song, sung in the Americas, of uncertain origin, dating to the early 19th century.

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Oh Shenandoah,
I long to see you,
Away, you rolling river.
Oh Shenandoah,
I long to see you,
Way, we’re bound away
Across the wide Missouri.

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