Over 50 years ago our country was alive with social unrest, expressions of peace, love, war, and GREAT MUSIC! It became known as the Summer of Love-1967. Recreate this moment in time with this complete show that is full of opportunity for visual characterization.
Arrangements by Tom Wallace, Brad Pearson
|I Can See for Miles / Happy Together||1:51||3|
|Turn! Turn! Turn!||1:05||3|
|Let the Sunshine In||1:00||3|
To Perform this show, you will need to make cuts to the source music.
For AQUARIUS INTRO, play AQUARIUS/LET THE SUNSHINE IN, ms. 1 thru downbeat of ms. 10.
Proceed to I CAN SEE FOR MILES/HAPPY TOGETHER
Proceed to WHITE RABBIT. Play thru downbeat of ms. 57. (Winds do not enter). You may choose to play the entire arrangement.
Proceed to TURN! TURN! TURN! Play thru ms. 29. At ms. 27, change the tempo to 128 to set up the closer.
For LET THE SUNSHINE IN, return to AQUARIUS/LET THE SUNSHINE IN, beginning at ms. 27. Play at 128 bpm. At ms. 33 bump the tempo up to q = 132. At ms. 39 begin an accelerando for 4 bars, leading to a final tempo of your choice, approximately 164 bpm
Enjoy performing SUMMER OF LOVE – 1967!