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Where the Sun Will Never Go Down

Song NameComposerArranger
Old Time ReligionJoseph Jennings
Deep RiverTraditionalRoy Ringwald
Jesus Come By HereJoseph Jennings
All Night, All DayJoseph Jennings
We Shall Walk Through the Valley in PeaceW. Appling
Where the Sun Will Never Go DownJoseph Jennings
Ain't That Good NewsTraditionalJoseph Jennings
Good NewsJoseph Jennings
Swing Low, Sweet ChariotWallis WillisJoseph Jennings
Over YonderJoseph Jennings
I Got ShoesJoseph Jennings
Steal AwayWallace WillisJoseph Jennings
I've Been 'BukedHall Johnson
Lord I Want to be a ChristianJoseph Jennings
Am I a Soldier of the CrossJoseph Jennings
Twelve Gates to the CityJoseph Jennings

Directed by Joseph Jennings

Director Joseph Jennings arranged most of the songs on this recording. Chanticleer apply their magnificent voices to the African-American sacred music tradition of spirituals, jubilees, hymns and chants. The idea of a concert style performance of these songs was pioneered at the end of the Civil War by the Fisk Jubilee Singers.Because of the exacting concert standard which Chanticleer applies the music, their performance is very much in that tradition. Under Mr. Jennings direction the group sings very familiar tunes, "Old Time Religion," "Deep River," "All Night, All Day" (you have to hear the soaring soprano on this one!), "Good News" and "Steal Away" to name just a smattering. We also like the voluminous notes which Mr. Jennings writes to accompany the music, for his point of view and information are illuminating.

Item code: 6309C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
Choral | Male | United States

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