Various: The Oxford Book of Spirituals (vocal score)


Catalogue No: 9780193863040
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ISBN: 9780193863040

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Editor: Hogan, Moses

Department: Choral - Choral Vocal Score

Instrumentation: SATB accompanied & unaccompanied

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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A collection of 29 stylistically authentic spiritual arrangements for SATB choirs. The contents span the period from 1914 to 2001 and are ordered chronologically. Many of the best-known songs from the genre's most important composers and arrangers are included. The volume surveys the spiritual's entire range of themes and forms in a way that is at once stylistically authentic and historically meaningful.
Piano reductions are included for unaccompanied songs.


Contents and Reviews

Dett: Listen to the lambs
Diton/arr. Shenk: Swing low, sweet chariot
Burleigh: My Lord, what a mornin'
Work: Jesus is a rock in a weary lan'
Cain: Ezekiel saw de wheel
Smith: Ride the chariot
Still: Here's one
Lawrence: Let us break bread together
Shaw: If I got my ticket, can I ride?
Bartholomew: Little innocent lamb
Martin: Great day
Pittman: Any how
Moore: Daniel, Daniel, servant of the Lord
Johnson: Fix me, Jesus
Hairston: Amen
De Paur: A city called heaven
Luboff: Were you there?
King: I want God's heaven to be mine
Whalum: Lily of the valley
Thomas: Keep your lamps
Halloran: Witness
Cloud: My good Lord's done been here
Carter: Go tell it on the mountain
McLin: Don't you let nobody turn you 'round
Morris: Glory to the newborn King
Parker: By an' by
Jackson: Look what dey doin' to Jesus
Hogan: The battle of Jericho
Simpson-Curenton: Lord, how come me here