With a slow gospel groove, this accessible concert work sets the traditional Latin text with full, rich harmonies in a slow 6/8. The piano accompaniment supports the harmonic motion while adding to the
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Agnus Dei is the fifth and final movement of Dr. Thomas' Mass: A Celebration of Love and Joy. The text is in English, and the supercharged piano accompaniment supports the traditional
Here's a rhythmic and exciting setting of the traditional spiritual with a gospel-style piano accompaniment for mixed choirs. Beginning in a lighter style, the piece transitions to a slower section with an
Rollo Dilworth has combined this traditional freedom song - sung as an anthem of protest during the civil rights movement to spread the message of faith, determination and perseverance - with the words of
A very poignant song. Phrases such as "Hush little baby, don't you cry, you know your mama was born to die," or "Oh my brothers, I must leave you here behind," view the approach of death in terms of those
Charged with gospel-style excitement, this traditional spiritual comes alive with energy and style. A powerful chorus, hand claps, a stacked vocal section and a key change build to a big ending that is sure
"...angels watchin' over me, my Lord." This superb a cappella arrangement of the traditional spiritual is a guaranteed success! The basses sing an independent line, which provides a rhythmic backdrop for
Written as a celebration of singing for racial and social justice, this up-tempo setting is a terrific way for your choir to experience a gospel feel. This powerful work draws its text from the Langston
Incorporating the spirituals Oh, What a Beautiful City and In Bright Mansions Above, this extraordinary work creates a poignant musical image of heaven. This is choral writing at its
This stylized gospel arrangement of the traditional spiritual features a terrific layered bridge section with traditional gospel stacking. Rock-solid choral writing and a beautifully written piano part give
This fresh combination of two traditional spirituals in a light jazzy style is equally appropriate for the concert stage or the worship service. The addition of the optional rhythm parts heighten the
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This setting of an African American spiritual makes the most of its rich choral textures to set the emotional impact of the lyrics. The piano accompaniment adds just enough to support the voices while
This sensitive setting of the spiritual KUM BAH YAH is not to be missed. In one spot the piano plays a guided improvisation over the choir singing neutral syllables. In another there is the option to sing
The famous text of Charles A. Tindley's hymn The Storm Is Passing Over forms the lyric framework for this modern concert gospel piece. This powerful setting is marked by sturdy gospel harmonies, a
This bluesy setting requires three treble soloists with power and confidence. The choral backgrounds are deliberately sparse imitating guitar, light organ, and banjo until a climactic group shout. The music
This lovely arrangement offers a beautiful flowing accompaniment to an already beloved melody and breathes new life into this classic song with an unexpected key change. A relaxing change of pace from the
Johnson's artistically crafted piano accompaniment creates a gentle, wave-like motion to support the warm, lush choral textures and harmonies in this superb arrangement of the beloved spiritual. This
Moving in its simplicity and rich with choral color, this stunning a cappella arrangement of the well-known spiritual is breathtaking in every measure! Now available for women's choir.