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# The first 14 bars are an introduction arranged exclusively for the Wayfarers Chorus.
# The first 14 bars should be sung quietly throughout.
# Bar 14 is sung quietly, The swell and fade is developed only when the echo, ‘to me’, has been established quietly.
# Bar 22. No breath between the two phrases.
# Bars 27 & 28. A strong crescendo, followed by an immediate decrescendo to ‘as quiet as possible’ on bar 29.
# Bars 35 & 36 ‘bright blessed day’ sung brightly, hold ‘day’ slightly.
# Bars 37 & 38 ‘dark sacred night’ sung with darker sound, hold ‘night’ slightly.
# Bar 49 Sing quickly through ‘pretty in the’ Compare with Bar 53 ‘people going’ sung as slightly accented foursquare crotchets.
# Bar 57 There is a pause at the beginning of the bar and ‘howdya’ is sung loosely and informally with emphasis on the first syllable.
# Bars 78 79 & 80 A moderate crescendo on ‘wonderful world’. Then quietly right through to the end bringing the closing words to an extremely quiet fade out.