These pieces (in Noteworthy Composer format) are for private use only. You may download them for your own personal use. You may NOT market them for monetary gain. You may NOT use the scores to give a public performance unless you have the permission of the copyright holder/user who submitted the file. You will find the contact details in this file. If you are having difficulties, please contact for further advice. For more information on copyright, please read this.
File:
5fromhon-05.nwc (July 2011) 2 kB
Member of: 5 Pieces from the opera Honor
Full name of work:Prayer for sleep
Composer:Hamilton, Jay (1951 - ), American
About:http://www.soundand.com
First line:A great bird fell crashing to earth
Music category:combo- the Turtling Dithers
Instruments:Flute, Alto Sax, guitars, bass, mouth percussion and jewsharps, voice
Name of file creator:Jay Hamilton
e-mail address:info "at" soundand "dot" com
Website:http://www.soundand.com/
Running time:00:02:00
Comments:I began to think about honor when I read about a boy who was sent out to kill his sister. She was seen taling to a man who was not a family member. What struck me was that the boy was deeply disturbed by his act. He had protected his family's honor, but his life was irrevocably damaged. I began to think about how we act and think about honor. What does it mean to be honorable ~ as a nation, as a person, as a business?
Honor is from the heart.
The entire opera is about 90 minutes long very little dialogue, there are 19 pieces of music most are just lead sheets without the melody written out. What I have included are the few that were notated as fully as possible.
Music Menu

Scripto Search What's New Recommendations Monthly Chart
Classical A B C D
E F G H I J K L
M N O P Q R S
T U V W X Y Z
Major Composers
Bach Beethoven
Beethoven (Tina B)
Handel Haydn
Mendelssohn Mozart
Schubert S-Lieder
Verdi
Major works
Joplin Rags
Messiah Planets
Other
Anthems Christmas
Cornish Ethnic
Hamilton Humour
MacEanruig Ragtime
National Anthems
Rock Tin Pan Alley
Marches Polkas
In Memoriam