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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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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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
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
Steal Away interprets the traditional spiritual Steal Away to Jesus as a song of alternating sorrow and strength. The refrains are presented quietly and mournfully: "Steal away to Jesus. I
This well-known spiritual is carefully adapted in this lovely new work that features approachable and expressive choral harmonies. The optional solo and the ability to perform this piece a cappella, with
A fine interpretation of this expressive arrangement will be a source of considerable pride for conductors and singers alike. Dr. Robinson treats the moving spiritual with great reverence and employs
This a cappella arrangement of the traditional spiritual pulses with rhythmic energy for mixed voices and baritone soloist. Vivid contrasts, layered vocal phrases and varied textures make it an impressive
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
Here's a superb choral arrangement of this classic spiritual! It opens with a choral fanfare-like section and progresses through several swinging sections to a climactic finish. This is Mark Hayes at his
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
This spiritual tells the story of Moses leading the Israelites to safety through the parted waters of the Red Sea. This arrangement, set in a flowing 6/8 meter, features gospel and jazz style harmonies in
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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