fireflies (sa) (pdf if ordered for entire choir)


  • Catalog ID: S-147
  • First Line: light is the ink we use
  • Composer: Ruth Watson Henderson
  • Voicing: sa
  • Accompaniment: piano
  • Language: English
  • Country: Canada
  • Series: Jean Ashworth Bartle Series
  • Other: 2001 women, children
  • Score: View Score
  • Sound: Listen


This is the second octavo in Two Insect Songs.  The other octavo (sold separately) is Whirligig Beetles (S-146). Originally performed as part of a program of duets entitled "Two for Two by Four", these pieces may also be sung by treble choirs.  Enjoy the imitation in Fireflies and the canon with inverted counterpoint describing the circular motion of the Whirligig Beetles.  


Note: PDFS are sent ONLY when you order and pay for copies for your entire choir.  We do not send pdfs if a single copy is ordered.   If you need a single reference copy, it will be sent to you via US Mail for $2 plus shipping. Copies for your entire choir need to be prepaid with a credit card.  Once we receive payment, we will send you the pdf with permission to make the number of purchased copies.