She’s Like The Swallow – Traditional (Piano Vocal)

Sheet Music She's Like The Swallow - Traditional (Piano Vocal)

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"She's Like The Swallow" is a traditional folk song, arranged here for voice and harp by Benjamin Britten, and further arranged for piano by Colin Matthews. This song is set in the key of G major and E minor, with a total of 81 measures, giving it a beautiful and serene quality. The lyrics depict a sweet and earnest courtship between two lovers, most likely during the Victorian era. The song is a powerful expression of lovesickness, and the singer's plea for their beloved to remain loyal to their love. While the melody of the song is haunting and melancholic, the message of love and devotion is sure to resonate with those who listen.