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Follow The Drinking Gourd
Follow The Drinking Gourd Follow The Drinking Gourd
arr. Glenda E. Franklin - Shawnee Press

Believed to be written after the Civil War, this American folk song is often credited as a spiritual based on the idea that the words are encoded escape instructions and a map for fleeing slaves on their

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Follow the Drinking Gourd
Follow the Drinking Gourd Follow the Drinking Gourd
Traditional/arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle - Alfred Music Publishing

This great African American spiritual is now a part of our heritage. This song was shared among slaves as code for getting up North. The "drinking gourd" represented the Big Dipper and following north meant a... view details
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Follow the Drinking Gourd
Follow the Drinking Gourd Follow the Drinking Gourd
ALTHOUSE - Alfred Music Publishing

An exceptional arrangement of the traditional African-American folk song pertaining to the Big Dipper (the "Drinking Gourd") and how it points north t freedom. Features solid choral writing with a haunting... view details
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Follow the Drinking Gourd
Follow the Drinking Gourd Follow the Drinking Gourd
arr. Rollo Dilworth - Hal Leonard Corporation
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The modal riffs, bluesy piano accompaniment, whispered phrases, and layered percussion in this setting of the traditional spiritual create a mysterious atmosphere that really dramatizes the story of the... view details
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Follow the Drinking Gourd
Follow the Drinking Gourd Follow the Drinking Gourd
arr. Dan Davison - Walton Music

This lively and effective arrangement of a traditional slave song retells a compelling story about the road to freedom. Syncopated rhythms and a variety of hand-held percussion give the setting a nice motion,... view details
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Follow the Drinking Gourd
Follow the Drinking Gourd Follow the Drinking Gourd
arr. Emily Crocker - Hal Leonard Corporation
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The wistful layered melodies, undulating piano accompaniment, and plaintive violin obbligato create a mysterious atmosphere in this accessible work that tells the story of the Underground Railroad. Arranged

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Follow the Drinking Gourd
Follow the Drinking Gourd Follow the Drinking Gourd
arr. J. David Moore - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

This arrangement gives the traditional spiritual the sound of a work song, with chains in the background.  A solid choice for African-American History Month! ... view details
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Follow the Drinking Gourd
Follow the Drinking Gourd Follow the Drinking Gourd
arr. Valerie Showers Crescenz - BriLee Music Publishing

This lazy swing setting in 12/8 time is a history lesson in song for two-part choirs. With finger snaps and hushed dynamics (Shhhh!) to dramatize the importance of quiet stealth by escaping slaves, this is a... view details
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Follow the Drinking Gourd
Follow the Drinking Gourd Follow the Drinking Gourd
arr. Vicente Chavarria - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

This action-packed arrangement of the popular folk song will be a concert favorite. A middle section labeled Allegro energico is loaded with rhythmic interest. After building to a dramatic climax, we are... view details
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Freedom Rhapsody
Freedom Rhapsody Freedom Rhapsody (Based on "Follow the Drinking Gourd")
James Curnow - Hal Leonard Corporation

Freedom Rhapsody is a set of brief variations, based on the spiritual Follow the Drinking Gourd. There are four sections to the composition, marked The Yearning to Be Free;

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Follow the Christmas Star
Follow the Christmas Star Follow the Christmas Star
Ruth Elaine Schram - Lorenz Corporation

Based upon the traditional spiritual Follow the Drinking Gourd, this mesmerizing setting is full of calls and responses to "follow, follow" and is easily accessible for choirs of any size. The light... view details
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Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Vol. 2
Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Vol. 2 Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Vol. 2
ed. Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing
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This volume of 14 best-loved folk songs for solo voice and piano contains memorable works arranged by three top writers: Jay Althouse, Mark Hayes, and Ruth Elaine Schram. Titles include: All

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High Solo Collection & CD Volume 2
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Medium High Solo Collection Volume 2
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Hush! Somebody's Callin' My Name
Hush! Somebody's Callin' My Name Hush! Somebody's Callin' My Name
arr. Rollo Dilworth - Hal Leonard Corporation
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"Oh, my Lord, oh, my Lord, what shall I do?" A steady walking bass line, expressive gospel harmonies, and haunting vocal effects make this arrangement of the traditional spiritual truly exceptional for young... view details
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In Concert!
In Concert! In Concert! (Distinctive Repertoire for Three-Part Mixed Choirs)
Compiled by Mary Lynn Lightfoot - Heritage Music Press

Best-selling repertoire in a practical voicing makes up this economical, pragmatic collection for concerts or festivals. The selections include arrangements of Shenandoah; Cindy; Ching A Ring Chaw

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Music Expressions Grade 4 Lesson CD Pack
Music Expressions Grade 4 Lesson CD Pack Music Expressions Grade 4 Lesson CD Pack
Judith Stoehr, June Hinckley, Darla Hanley & Carolyn Minear - Alfred Pub/Music Expressions

Whether your students enjoy dancing "The Twist," or learning the hand jive movements to "Grease," the important concepts of musical performance and the influences from art and culture are sure to hit home with... view details
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Escape to Freedom
Escape to Freedom Escape to Freedom
Sy Brandon - Co-Op Press

This a tone poem for string orchestra and narrator that tells the story of a slave escaping to freedom via the underground railroad through words and music. It uses the melodies Swing Low; Follow

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Celestial Legend
Celestial Legend Celestial Legend
David Shaffer - FJH Music Company Inc

This is a solid work by David Shaffer for the experienced band that uses thematic material based on Follow the Drinking Gourd and The Church's One Foundation.  A serene introduction is followed by a frenzy of... view details
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