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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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String Orchestra with narrator
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$35.00
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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. 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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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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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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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$40.00
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Go Down Moses
Go Down Moses Go Down Moses
arr. Russell Robinson - Heritage Music Press

Elegantly set to bring out the best in young voices, this cool jazz, laid-back treatment of a favorite spiritual is loads of fun to sing! The repeated sections aid in quick learning and make for a great piece... view details
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Go Down, Moses
Go Down, Moses Go Down, Moses
arr. Ruth Morris Gray - Alfred Music Publishing
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Edge-of-your-seat excitement! This modern take on the traditional spiritual features strong choral writing, with nice harmonic moments and interplay between voices, complemented by a spirited piano part.

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Go Down, Moses
Go Down, Moses Go Down, Moses
arr. Bill Ingram - Hope Publishing Company
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While not difficult to play, Bill Ingram's setting of this beloved spiritual is full of rhythmic drive. It requires ringing with confidence and conviction, from the softer melodic sections to the malleted... view details
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Go Down, Moses
Go Down, Moses Go Down, Moses
arr. Greg Gilpin - Alfred Music Publishing
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This arrangement has real depth and intensity!  Rhythmic vocal lines are added one by one over the bass section's walking ostinato, creating a multi-layered a cappella arrangement that is uniquely satisfying... view details
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Go Down, Moses
Go Down, Moses Go Down, Moses
arr. M. Powell - Hal Leonard Corporation

If you're looking for a nice, lyrical spiritual arrangement for your two-part choir, consider this.  The voice parts are easy, while the piano accompaniment keeps the rhythmic and harmonic interest going... view details
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Go Down, Moses
Go Down, Moses Go Down, Moses
arr. Larry Shackley - Hope Publishing Company

This is an awesome musical experience! Based on a traditional African-American spiritual, "Go Down, Moses!" is a thrilling arrangement, featuring fresh, original material with a sensational orchestration.... view details
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Go Down, Moses (for Brass Quartet)
Go Down, Moses (for Brass Quartet) Go Down, Moses (for Brass Quartet)
African-American Spiritual / Stephen DeCesare - Exsultet Music

The African-American Spiritual that was used as a code song that fugitive slaves used to communicate when fleeing Maryland has now been freshly arranged for a Solo, SATB, and Piano accompaniment. Accessible... view details
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MEMedium Easy
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Go Down, Moses (for Clarinet Choir)
Go Down, Moses (for Clarinet Choir) Go Down, Moses (for Clarinet Choir)
African-American Spiritual / Stephen DeCesare - Exsultet Music

The African-American Spiritual that was used as a code song that fugitive slaves used to communicate when fleeing Maryland has now been freshly arranged for Clarinet Choir (Bb-Clarinet (3), Bass Clarinet) and... view details
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Go Down, Moses
Go Down, Moses Go Down, Moses
Traditional/arr. Stephen DeCesare - Exsultet Music

The African-American Spiritual that was used as a code song that fugitive slaves used to communicate when fleeing Maryland has now been freshly arranged for Flute Choir (2 Flutes, Alto Flute, Bass Flute)

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Go Down, Moses (for SAB)
Go Down, Moses (for SAB) Go Down, Moses (for SAB)
African-American Spiritual / Stephen DeCesare - Exsultet Music

The African-American Spiritual that was used as a code song that fugitive slaves used to communicate when fleeing Maryland has now been freshly arranged for SAB, and Piano accompaniment. Accessible and... view details
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Go Down, Moses
Go Down, Moses Go Down, Moses
Traditional/arr. Stephen DeCesare - Exsultet Music

The African-American Spiritual that was used as a code song that fugitive slaves used to communicate when fleeing Maryland has now been freshly arranged for Saxophone Quartet (Soprano Sax, Alto Sax, Tenor

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MEMedium Easy
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Go Down, Moses (for String Quartet)
Go Down, Moses (for String Quartet) Go Down, Moses (for String Quartet)
African-American Spiritual / Stephen DeCesare - Exsultet Music

The African-American Spiritual that was used as a code song that fugitive slaves used to communicate when fleeing Maryland has now been freshly arranged for String Quartet (Violin (2), Viola, Cello) and Piano... view details
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String Quartet 
MEMedium Easy
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Go Down, Moses
Go Down, Moses Go Down, Moses
Traditional/arr. Stephen DeCesare - Exsultet Music

The African-American Spiritual that was used as a code song that fugitive slaves used to communicate when fleeing Maryland has now been freshly arranged for Woodwind Quartet (Flute, Oboe, Bb-Clarinet,

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Keep Your Lamps
Keep Your Lamps Keep Your Lamps
arr. Michael Glasgow - Hope Publishing Company

Sounding light and mysterious, this traditional spiritual based on Matthew 25:1-13 features a bass line incorporating the spirited Elijah Rock. Accompanied by mallet clicks and other mallet... view details
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Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning
Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning
arr. Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing
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The strength of this steady, walking-tempo spiritual comes from the powerful dynamic contrasts, solid ensemble writing in the voices, and some very effective descant-style female solos.  The optional hand drum... view details
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Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning
Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning
arr. Lloyd Larson - Lorenz Corporation
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This Lloyd Larson arrangement takes a fresh look at this great spiritual. Scored for piano, hand drum and acoustic bass, this arrangement includes text not often associated with the spiritual and makes it

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Keep Your Lamps!
Keep Your Lamps! Keep Your Lamps!
arr. Victor Johnson - Heritage Music Press
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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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Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
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MEMedium Easy
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New Wade 'n Water
New Wade 'n Water New Wade 'n Water
Adolphus Hailstork - Hal Leonard Corporation
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Here's a great adaptation of the traditional African American spiritual,  Wade In The Water!  Elements of the G blues scale as well as frequent meter changes and creative scoring give the work a unique flavor... view details
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North Star to Freedom
North Star to Freedom North Star to Freedom
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc
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Explore the rich and important history of the Underground Railroad in this serious festival work. Opening with a solemn chorale, themes in the cello and bass soon take on the character of traditional... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$5.00