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Album of Negro Spirituals
Album of Negro Spirituals Album of Negro Spirituals
Harry T. Burleigh - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.
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Harry T. Burleigh set the standards for Negro Spiritual arrangements, and this is arguably the finest small collection to be found. Since everyone has heard these melodies before, Burleigh has made each piece... view details
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High Solo Collection 
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High Solo Collection & CD 
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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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Steal Away
Steal Away Steal Away (from Feel the Spirit)
arr. John Rutter/adapt. Paul Noble - bandmusicpdf.net

From the Feel the Spirit collection of seven spirituals originally arranged for mezzo-soprano, choir and orchestra, this classic is arranged here for mezzo-soprano, choir and concert band but can

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Band Set & Score with Mezzo-Soprano Solo and opt. chorus
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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. 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. 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. 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
arr. John Horman - Hope Publishing Company

Set in a minor key, the lovely, simple melody is introduced in the voices as the parts constantly intertwine and "follow" each other.... view details
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Follow the Drinking Gourd
Follow the Drinking Gourd Follow the Drinking Gourd
Stacey V. Gibbs - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

Stacey strikes again with another dramatic winner. Need we say more!... 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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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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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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Go Down Moses
Go Down Moses Go Down Moses
Wissinger, K. - National Music Publishers

It only takes Moses 38 measures to "go down" in this quartet for bells, which requires full two octaves of bells. Three of the parts are written in treble clef with the last in bass clef with several notes in... view details
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Go Down, Moses
Go Down, Moses Go Down, Moses
arr. Judy Arthur - BriLee Music Publishing

This arrangement moves! Rhythmic drive, vocal energy, and articulate piano lines distinguish this setting from others, and your men's group will really sound impressive when they sink their teeth into it!... view details
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Go Down, Moses
Go Down, Moses Go Down, Moses
arr. David Eddleman - Carl Fischer LLC
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This unique arrangement of the beloved African-American spiritual is sure to engage singers in the history of the text. The driving melodic lines, all of which are supported by an energized, "running"

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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
Tom Shelton - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

Perfect for middle school or the young high school choir, this rousing arrangement begins with a chordal "vroom" supporting a soloist.... view details
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Go Down Moses
Go Down Moses Go Down Moses
arr. Thomas Keesecker - Choristers Guild
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"Tell ol' Pharaoh to let my people go!"  What a creative way to introduce this spiritual to your young singers!  Call-and-response vocals, lots of unison singing, a little drama, and a

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Go Down, Moses
Go Down, Moses Go Down, Moses
arr. Vicki Tucker Courtney - BriLee Music Publishing
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What a great introduction to spiritual style for young singers! Exciting interplay between the voice parts, a solid piano accompaniment and fun-to-sing words all work together to make this an exhilarating... view details
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Go Down Moses
Go Down Moses Go Down Moses
arr. Moses Hogan - Hal Leonard Corporation

Moses Hogan's contemporary settings of spirituals, original compositions, and other works have been enthusiastically accepted by audiences around the globe and have become staples in the repertoires of high... view details
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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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