Sheet Music

Don't Quit, WoO

SM-000506789
Alternative title Tone Poem for Sextet and Strings
ComposerE.S. Capeditiea
PublisherE.S. Capeditiea
Genre Classical / Symphonic music
Instrumentation Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Horn, Trumpet, Violin, Viola, Cello
Scored forSextet, String orchestra, Chamber orchestra
Type of scoreFull score
Key Modal
Movement(s) 1 to 1 from 1
Difficulty Medium
Year of composition 2020
Description
Don't Quit
by John Greenleaf Whittier

When things go wrong as they sometimes will,
When the road you're trudging seems all up hill,
When the funds are low and the debts are high
And you want to smile, but you have to sigh,
When care is pressing you down a bit,
Rest if you must, but don't you quit.
Life is strange with its twists and turns
As every one of us sometimes learns
And many a failure comes about
When he might have won had he stuck it out;
Don't give up though the pace seems slow—
You may succeed with another blow.
Success is failure turned inside out—
The silver tint of the clouds of doubt,
And you never can tell just how close you are,
It may be near when it seems so far;
So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit—
It's when things seem worst that you must not quit.

Upload date 07 Jun 2020

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