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GUEST,karen tonic sol fa (31) RE: tonic sol fa 10 Dec 11


Hello.
So I've written this novel, being published, in a minute, in England and in the States, the book pays tribute to 38 songs from the musicals and both here and in the States 'fair use' applies to all of them, But, big butt, the Finale of the story is entirely built around the lyrics of You'll Never Walk Alone. In England they don't care and will publish the 4 pages with 8 lyric line 'sung', but in the States I've got to cut 8 lyric lines to 2 lyric lines as it is a very short song and the 'fair use' percentage I'm using is too great. I don't want to lose the song as it is synonymous with Courage and I'm wondering if instead of 'lyric words' I could spell out the tonic sol fa for the music instead. I've got to send a revision to America for Monday morning. It's 1.52 a.m Sunday. i don't even know if it will work, if readers, non musicians will be able to interpret, but I'm allowed 2 lines of lyric and that might help to get them started...
Tonic sol fa, anybody?

When you walk through a storm. Hold your head up high. And be afraid of the dark. At the end of a storm. There's a golden sky. And the sweet silver song of a lark.....Walk on through the wind. Walk on through the rain. Though you dreams be tossed and blown. Walk on walk on with hope in your heart. And you'll never walk alone. You'll never walk alone. Cor...


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