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Spirituals for Mixed Voices Vol 3

Song NameComposerArrangerAs Performed By
WitnessTraditionalJack HalloranPreview
Rockin' JerusalemRobert L. MorrisDale Warland SingersPreview
Wade in the WaterJohn Wesley WorkRosephanye Powell
Somebody's Knockin' at Your DoorStacey V. Gibbs

In Witness, the men and women start in a call and response fashion, the next change comes with a fun walkin bass line with the rest of the voices singing beautiful harmonies... this is a fun tune! The rhythmic and expressive setting of the well known Spiritual, 'Rockin' Jerusalem' is a tribute to the work of Dale Warland. This arrangement will make an inspiring concert work for a skilled A Cappella choir. Originally, 'Wade in the Water' was a code song of the African-American slave that cautioned slaves to travel by water on their journey to freedom. Powell's arrangement captures the drama with beautiful harmony and powerful dynamics. The light humming of harmonies that start 'Somebody's Knockin' At Yo' Do'' will give you an idea of how exciting this piece could become, and sure enough it doesn't faulter from that expectation once throughout the song, this is a fantastic arrangement!

Item code: 9550B | Sheet Music | $6.95 add item to cart
Gospel | A Cappella | SATB divisi | 47 Pages | Softcover | 7 x 10

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