This traditional spiritual encourages us all to persevere even in times of challenge and adversity. Set in a gospel style with call and response and repeated refrains, this work builds to a climactic chorus
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Based on the two African-American spirituals Who Built the Ark? and Hoist the Window, Noah, this dynamic arrangement gives a creative retelling of the story of Noah. Unison
"You can do it, if you put your mind to it. Hold on, keep holding on. Lay your worries on me, I know we'll succeed. Never give up!" With empowering lyrics written by middle school students, this piece
This exciting setting of the favorite spiritual will make your women's or mixed choir sound fantastic! With crisp rhythmic figures, call-and-response phrases, unexpected harmonic turns, and handclaps, it is
Commissioned for Erskine College in South Carolina, this setting of Psalm 89 is full of joy. A powerful piano accompaniment, a soprano descant over the last verse and constantly shifting tonal centers make
This uplifting gospel anthem uses text based on the spiritual I Will Trust in the Lord. Plenty of unison singing along with easy-to-learn harmonies and rhythms make this piece accessible for most
Set in a spirited gospel swing, this traditional African American spiritual is paired with When the Saints Go Marching In in an arrangement with a dynamic modern feel. With both songs
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 jazz-infused gospel original was inspired by the great spirituals of the past. Marked by invigorating rhythms, bluesy melodies and full harmonies, with a truly authentic gospel-style piano
Combining the traditional spiritual I Want To Be Ready, a powerful piano accompaniment, and a gospel setting, this arrangement allows the singers to really dig in and sing with the full power of
Experience the songs of our heritage with the music that makes our country unique. Learn the background of each song, a flexible teaching sequence, and how to adapt each song for any grade
Original music to a text by Langston Hughes combine with the old spiritual Oh Freedom to create a gospel showcase for young singers that will build vocal and performance skills through the message
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