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
A rich choral tapestry and stunning piano accompaniment embrace the traditional melody in this setting by Victor Johnson. Accessible yet sophisticated, this anthem will motivate your choir to achieve
Larry Shackley treats the timeless spiritual with an infectious gospel-swing style in this delightfully accessible piece for use throughout the year. Passages of call and response create a colorful
Opening with "Keep your lamps trimmed and burning!" as a dramatic rubato statement, this incredibly creative arrangement then kicks into a driving, rhythmically intense feel that never lets up! A most
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This wonderfully soulful a cappella setting of the traditional spiritual sings comfortably within an interesting interplay of duple and jazz-waltz meters. From the big and bold moments to the simple and
The always-creative Mark Hayes is at his imaginative best in this highly rhythmic, joyous setting of the traditional spiritual. Each part carries its own ostinato and builds to an emphatic ending, complete
This beautiful a cappella setting of a traditional Shaker tune soulfully illustrates the essence of Shaker life - the amalgamation of beauty and utility. The text of this work song exemplifies the
This distinctive arrangement is a treat for performers and listeners alike, featuring stylized vocals, call and response, and opportunities for the men's voices to shine. Outstanding for concert and
Jay Rouse's pairing of two well-loved spirituals opens soulfully and moves into a gentle swing tempo, offering a fresh and energetic selection that is equally suitable for church and school choirs.
This original gospel-swing anthem reveals Pepper Choplin at his creative best! Its irresistible style and rhythmic vitality contribute to an enthusiastic expression of the joy and comfort as we "hold on to
Here's a very appealing, spirited a cappella choral! It sounds more difficult than it is, which allows a variety of choirs the opportunity to be challenged by unaccompanied singing. A soloist or small
A dramatic, emotional opening leads into an energized, spirited swing setting of this marvelous traditional spiritual. This infectious setting will long be a favorite of singers and audiences. A
Blues nuances and stylized vocals that are easy to master and great fun to sing characterize this dynamic arrangement of this traditional spiritual. Great for school or church, it includes optional solos
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