Sounding ChildhoodMain Menu30 Selections from the Top Ranking Hymns for ChildrenAlphabetical Index of Hymn TitlesScoresRecordingsTimelineCredits, 2015 Recording & WebsiteCredits, Permissions and CopyrightWorks CitedRehearsal VideosPart 2--Songs for School and PlayPart 3--Bands of Mercy SongsAlisa Clapp-ItnyreAlisa Clapp-Itnyre ea81b58f96dc50ac6f0312cb8dfd4bbc7d5bfddcSOUNDING VICTORIAN Project 2016
Away to school
12019-03-04T00:19:08+00:00Alisa Clapp-Itnyre ea81b58f96dc50ac6f0312cb8dfd4bbc7d5bfddc111843 school songplain2019-03-04T00:19:08+00:00Alisa Clapp-Itnyre ea81b58f96dc50ac6f0312cb8dfd4bbc7d5bfddc"Away to school" has a jaunty tune (as in Juvenile Harrmonist, 1843) which may not match contemporary children's enthusiasm for school, but the impoverished 19th C child whose parents could barely send them to inexpensive Sunday schools, nor afford their weekly attendance when the family needed the child's income, I can imagine plenty of enthusiasm on those trips to school: "Our youthful hearts with learning burn...to science our steps we turn" (v. 1), "in study now we spend our day." It is a merry picture of "united in a peaceful band,/ We're join'd in heart, we're join'd in hand" (v. 2).
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