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Flora (Arcimboldo, 1589)

This post is an addendum to the post
THE FLOWER CAROL, AN ILLUSTRATED SONG
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/08/31/the-flower-carol-tempus-adest-floridum-a-singable-picture-book/

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SHORTER VERSION FOR USE IN SCHOOLS

We live in times of heated religious feeling and debate.  I am a deeply spiritual person. I grew up going to a Methodist church in Indianapolis, IN.  After moving to New York City, I attended Mable Collegiate Church which I absolutely adored.  I do, however, respect the religious beliefs of all other major religions.  So long as the religion leads to LOVE and GOODNESS, so long as it is respectful and loving of others with different worship practices, and so long as it does not impose upon or damage others, I’m all for it.

I also deeply believe in the separation of church and state.

I love the Flower Carol.  I think it can be enjoyed separately from a religious context.  It’s about the renewal of Springtime, the beauty of the earth, and appreciating the glory of nature.  To this end, I’ve created a book and song sheets (with and without guitar chords) for singing a shorter version.

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flower carol ELEG SBWE w chords - School
FLOWER CAROL (“Tempus adest floridum”) for SBWE, shorter w chords
Traditional Words and Tune
Chords Arranged by ELEG for SBWE
Page Assembled by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
flower carol ELEG SBWE w chords – School

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flower carol ELEG SBWE no chords - School
FLOWER CAROL (“Tempus adest floridum”) for SBWE, shorter no chords
Traditional Words and Tune
Chords Arranged by ELEG for SBWE
Page Assembled by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
flower carol ELEG SBWE no chords – School

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I love this page about Flower Carol on the Amidon Music website.  They’ve also embedded a sound player of a SATB choir singing Flower Carol a-capella.  It’s beautiful.
https://www.amidonmusic.com/online-choral-store/176-flower-carol

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Related Articles

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MORNING HAS BROKEN AND FLOWER CAROL
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/09/05/morning-has-broken-and-flower-carol/

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EARTH’S BEAUTY AND BOUNTY, STEWARDSHIP AND BEING GREEN

Celebrate Earth’s beauty and bounty, being green, and environmental stewardship with this lovely list of Singable Picture Books:
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/01/06/singable-picture-books-with-a-green-theme/

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GOOD KING WENCESLAS, A SINGABLE PICTURE BOOK

https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2009/11/27/good-king-wenceslas-a-singable-book-a-winter-song-and-a-mini-play-with-a-message-inluding-lyrics-song-history-and-sing-along-tracks/

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SING ALONG RESOURCES AND PRINTABLE MATERIALS
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/sing-along-resources-2/

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ON MARKET STREET, A SINGABLE ABC PICTURE BOOK (WITH A WINK TO ARCIMBOLDO)

https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/03/15/on-market-street-a-singable-abc-picture-book-with-a-wink-to-arcimboldo/

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EASTER

A list of Singable Picture Books that celebrate the Easter
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/04/20/singable-picture-books-for-easter/

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Flower Carol, Arcimboldo, and Amazing Photographed Modern Reproductions by Klaus Enrique
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/05/02/flower-carol-arcimboldo-and-amazing-photographed-modern-reproductions-by-klaus-enrique/

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EARTH’S BEAUTY AND BOUNTY, STEWARDSHIP AND BEING GREEN

Celebrate Earth’s beauty and bounty, being green, and environmental stewardship with this lovely list of Singable Picture Books:
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/01/06/singable-picture-books-with-a-green-theme/

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EASTER

A list of Singable Picture Books that celebrate the Easter
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/04/20/singable-picture-books-for-easter/

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EDUCATIONAL CONTENT

A list of SPBs with fun and sneakily educational content.  The kids won’t even know they’re learning!
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/08/15/singable-picture-books-with-sneaky-educational-content/

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SUNDAY SCHOOL SONGS
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/09/18/sunday-school-songs-in-singable-picture-books/

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MORNING HAS BROKEN AND FLOWER CAROL
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/09/05/morning-has-broken-and-flower-carol/

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EARTH’S BEAUTY AND BOUNTY, STEWARDSHIP AND BEING GREEN

Celebrate Earth’s beauty and bounty, being green, and environmental stewardship with this lovely list of Singable Picture Books:
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/01/06/singable-picture-books-with-a-green-theme/

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Song Sheets (with and without guitar chords) for The Flower Carol
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2017/07/09/song-sheets-with-and-without-guitar-chords-for-the-flower-carol/

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Shorter Version of FLOWER CAROLE (song sheets with and without guitar chords) for singing the song in schools


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