This remarkable new arrangement for SATB chorus and piano focuses on the inherent drama of the text. Each verse expresses a different reaction to its question about the Crucifixion. The piano accompaniment,
A great closer! This arrangement of the traditional spiritual uses traditional harmonies but adds rhythms and a barbershop feel to create a more modern vibe. With a soloist, and at times a solo trio, divisi
This is a very modern and vibrant arrangement of the timeless spiritual which features a spectacular opening and a rousing ending that will challenge your singers and electrify the audience. There is some
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
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This beautiful, tender arrangement of the traditional spiritual offers an opportunity to hear and consider the text in a new way. Slow and reflective, this piece provides rich textures and glorious
An aleatoric sounds and syllables section opens to a rousing ostinato in this rhythmic a cappella setting. With superb choral writing and an energy that naturally grows throughout the piece, this work is a
"Keep yo' han' on the Gospel plow... hang on!" This traditional spiritual with a very authentic gospel-style piano accompaniment is full of exciting choral moments. The rich harmonic language set
This exciting spiritual, with accompaniment for high, medium, and low conga drums, is an unusually appealing number for a wide variety of uses from smaller choirs through massed choir performances.
A thoughtful and simply constructed arrangement of this well-known spiritual that highlights the historical integrity of the song. A sense of urgency is apparent through the build-up of textures and
Stacey Gibbs' setting of My God Is a Rock is dynamic and challenging while still upholding the authenticity of the spiritual. Texturally captivating and unique in its construction, it features two
From Spirit Suite II, this rendition of Little David has an alluring pentatonic melody presented by a featured soloist and supported by the ensemble with easy-to-learn choral parts. Great
Premiering at the 2017 ACDA national conference, this challenging new a cappella setting of the traditional spiritual is a piece every accomplished men's choir will want to learn and perform. This mournful
Premiered at the ACDA National Convention in 2017 and written for the Bruce Rogers Series, this piece is a first in many ways. Stacey Gibbs, the reigning king of Spiritual arrangements and Richard Burchard,
Premiered at the ACDA National Conference in 2017, this is a glorious arrangement. Stacey has delivered a new setting of a favorite American hymn teeming with those rich and luscious harmonies that make you
This original spiritual for male voices is infused with syncopated energy! Opening with a layered speech chorus imitating train sounds, it moves into a Southern gospel feel with a dynamic call and response
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
Combining two spirituals with original music, employing two soloists, and setting it all with a gospel/jazz flair, this arrangement is truly amazing. Very modern-sounding with multiple modulations and
This wonderful arrangement of the old gospel favorite by Albert E. Bramley will both please and delight your congregation. A challenging, exciting, yet accessible four-hand accompaniment will be a treat for
Typically this song is performed a cappella, slowly and prayerfully. However, the walking aspect of the lyrics might suggest a bit more movement. Gwyneth Walker has transferred the feel to a Dixieland-style
This a cappella setting of Yonder Come Day was created for the 2015 Conference of the National Collegiate Choral Association. Composer Paul John Rudoi’s music stems from a deeply rooted
Scored for a cappella mixed voices with C trumpet, this is a jazzy, bluesy reflection upon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, based on the African-American spiritual Steal Away.
Steadfast and strong, this contemporary setting of the traditional spiritual connects with history in a powerful way. Ideal for festival choruses and combined choirs, this is an inspirational selection
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