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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
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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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 (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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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. Greg Gilpin - Colla Voce Music LLC
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If you're looking for something a little different to perform in the spiritual style, take a close look at this nicely rhythmic setting by Greg Gilpin. Interlocking vocals sing over a pulsating piano

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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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$2.20
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MEMedium Easy
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Let My People Go
Let My People Go Let My People Go (Go Down, Moses)
arr. Roger Emerson - Hal Leonard Corporation
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From Roger's popular series of contemporary spirituals for young choirs, this setting marvelously displays your singers at their best! Strong harmonies, rock-solid voice leading, and an active piano part will... view details
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Steal Away
Steal Away Steal Away
Brian Tate - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

This arrangement of the beloved spiritual "Steal Away" covers a wide dynamic and tonal range, from the ethereal opening and closing to powerful fortes in both verses. The SAB voicing makes it a welcome

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Steal Away
Steal Away Steal Away
Steal Away/arr. Horace Scruggs, III - Horace Scruggs

This simple yet effective arrangement will render an authentic performance of this timeless spiritual. Clear lines and full harmonies evoke the richness of this African-American art form. SAB a cappella,... view details
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Steal Away
Steal Away Steal Away
Anton Dvorak and John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation
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Inspired by the Largo from the "New World Symphony" and a text from an American spiritual, John Leavitt has developed a work of extraordinary depth that offers its listeners a glimpse into the... view details
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Wade in the Water
Wade in the Water Wade in the Water
Ashley F. Nelson - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

This arrangement really swings. Not difficult, it will be a bright spot on a program.... view details
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Wade in the Water
Wade in the Water Wade in the Water
Roger Emerson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Emerson gives this traditional spiritual a rock treatment which will make it as popular as Sinner Man. For junior and senior high. Piano with optional rhythm section.... view details
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Wade in the Water
Wade in the Water Wade in the Water
arr. Mark Hayes - Alfred Music Publishing
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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

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Wade in the Water
Wade in the Water Wade in the Water
arr. Patsy Ford Simms & Andy Beck - Alfred Music Publishing

You've never heard the traditional spiritual like this before!  After a dramatic solo introduction, this hip arrangement kicks into a groovy jazz waltz feel.  A call-and-response verse highlights individual... view details
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Wade in the Water
Wade in the Water Wade in the Water
arr. Moses Hogan - Hal Leonard Corporation

Now younger choirs can experience the essence and artistry of Moses Hogan's classic spiritual arrangement in this well-crafted, accompanied setting. ... view details
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