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Music of Rollo Dilworth

Rollo A. Dilworth is Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities and Music Education at the North Park University School of Music in Chicago, Illinois. Dilworth established himself at a relatively young age as a leading arranger and composer of African American spirituals and his work has been performed by prestigious choirs for many years.

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Peter Go Ring-a Dem Bells : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 00334435 : 840126909814

Rollo Dilworth : Peter Go Ring-a Dem Bellsnew

Another gem from one of today's preeminent arrangers of spirituals, Rollo Dilworth. Dilworth uses his signature style of textural layering, jazz/blues harmony, and vocal articulations to set this well-known tune. Available for both SATB and SSA voicings.

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Why a Caged Bird Sings : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 00333983 : 840126907964

Rollo Dilworth : Why a Caged Bird Singsnew

Maya Angelou's immortal text is cared for, developed and placed into a worthy gospel treatise by the choral great Rollo Dilworth!

Composer: Rollo Dilworth

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Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 00114508 : 884088874407

Rollo Dilworth : Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around

This Freedom Song was sung as an anthem of protest during the Civil Rights Movement to spread the message of faith, determination and perseverance of the people who sang them. The composer has combined this with original music to the words of the Langston Hughes poem Words Like Freedom to create a wonderful showcase for treble voices.

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
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Climbin' Up the Mountain, Children! : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 08745954 : 884088133146

Rollo Dilworth : Climbin' Up the Mountain, Children!

This arrangement of the traditional spiritual is set in a style that includes elements of both the spiritual and gospel genres. It uses modulation and word painting to evoke the concept of climbing the mountain.Available separately: 3-Part Mixed and 3-Part Treble. Performance Time: Approx. 3:40.

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
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Courage, My Soul : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 00215272 : 888680664404

Rollo Dilworth : Courage, My Soul

The famous text of Charles A. Tindley's hymn The Storm Is Passing Over forms the lyric framework for this powerful setting marked by sturdy gospel harmonies, a confident piano accompaniment and strong vocal articulation.

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Elijah Rock : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 00125450 : 884088990909

Rollo Dilworth : Elijah Rock

Building on the heritage of the great arrangements of Hairston and Hogan, Rollo Dilworth creates his own unique approach in this setting for treble voices. Through layering of motivic material, and percussive effects in the lyrics, elements of jazz, blues and gospel music combine to great success in portraying Elijah's dramatic ascension into heaven.

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
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Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 08752948 : 884088557706

Rollo Dilworth : Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit

This vibrant setting of the favorite spiritual for treble voices will shine in performance with its crisp rhythms, call and response phrases and unexpected harmonic turns. Not to be missed!

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
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Great Camp Meeting : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 00154141 : 888680098582

Rollo Dilworth : Great Camp Meeting

Your singers will develop important expressive skills in this setting of two traditional spirituals, Walk Together, Children and There's Going To Be a Meeting Here Tonight, that combine in an uplifting celebration of emotion and joy. Your singers will be instructed in the history of these songs and how they impacted the struggle for freedom. Perform with piano or the optional instrumental ensemble.

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
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I Shall Not Be Moved : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 00139991 : 888680040475

Rollo Dilworth : I Shall Not Be Moved

Throughout their history, African American spirituals have been sung in a variety of contexts, from plantation fields to places of worship to concert halls. The genre has served the purpose of communicating messages of faith, hope, inspiration, equality and freedom. This setting has special significance related to the Civil Rights Movement and the struggle for justice and equality.

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
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I Sing Because I'm Happy : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 00154175 : 888680098667

Rollo Dilworth : I Sing Because I'm Happy

Now available for treble voices! Adapted from the gospel-style interpretation of the hymn, His Eye Is on the Sparrow, originally performed and recorded by the Georgia Mass Choir, this setting is an inspirational choice for gospel, church and concert choirs.

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
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Jonah : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 08744463 : 073999684636

Rollo Dilworth : Jonah

This spirited telling of the story of Jonah is sure to be a favorite of singers young and old alike. The strong accompaniment helps support the energetic vocal lines as they recall the three days and nights that changed Jonah forever.Available separately: SATB, SSA and TTB. Performance Time: Approx. 3:00

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
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Jordan's Angels : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 08551668 : 073999835274

Rollo Dilworth : Jordan's Angels

Incorporating the spiritual All Night, All Day, this original work by Rollo Dilworth makes a wonderful work for young singers. Easily-learned, the contemporary piano accompaniment makes it especially appealing.Available separately: SSA and 2-Par. Performance Time: Approx. 3:30.

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
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Love Is a Star : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 08754498 : 884088643492

Rollo Dilworth : Love Is a Star

Place the words of the poet Paul Laurence Dunbar into the mouths and minds of your young singers in this gospel-style original that will fill your concert with love and harmony. Well-written vocal and piano parts ensure success!

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
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Nine Hundred Miles : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 00254540 : 888680721558

Rollo Dilworth : Nine Hundred Miles

Of the many genres of the American folk song traditions, the work song and the railroad song are two of the most common. These were often sung during times of travel as a means of passing time but also as a means of lifting spirits. This example offers hope along with a solid example of the style so important in American folk song history.

Composer: Rollo Dilworth

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O Mary, Don't You Weep : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 08754323 : 884088633844

Rollo Dilworth : O Mary, Don't You Weep

This setting of a popular African American spiritual uses the traditional text, while the harmonic, melodic and rhythmic elements are in more of a gospel style. The energetic refrain is presented first in unison and then in harmony while the verses are softer, more reflective and hopeful. The final section builds in intensity, with optional repeats, to a rich and powerful fortissimo. An outstannding choice for concert and festival programming! Available voicings: TTB, SSA. Duration: 3:00

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
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On The Pulse Of This New Day : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 00355923 : 840126940701

Rollo Dilworth : On The Pulse Of This New Day

Here is a majestic anthem in celebration of diversity, equity, inclusion, and access to one's purpose and destiny. With a text by celebrated poet, author and activist Maya Angelou, composer Rollo Dilworth has written a piece for the 2021 ACDA National SSAA High School/Collegiate Honor Choir that is both inspirational and worthy of our best treble voices.

Composer: Rollo Dilworth

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One Mile : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 08754499 : 884088643508

Rollo Dilworth : One Mile

Written for the Sing a Mile High Choral Festival, this original work includes elements of both the spiritual and gospel genres and incorporates the traditional spiritual By and By. Layered vocal lines, dynamic contrasts, rhythmic vitality and articulation convey the message of the song, that perseverance and hard work will win the victory.

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
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Rise and Shine! : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 00139990 : 888680040468

Rollo Dilworth : Rise and Shine!

Deriving from a combination of two African American spirituals, Rise, Shine, for Thy Light Is A-Comin' and This Little Light of Mine this work for treble voices is a wonderful weaving of elements of both. Ideal showcase for all types of concert and festival programming!

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
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Shine on Me : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 08551556 : 073999626315

Rollo Dilworth : Shine on Me

This traditional spiritual is set in an easy gospel swing with three partner-style melodies that all combine in the final chorus for an audience-pleasing finish! Super easy to learn and lots of fun to sing, it's great for choirs of all levels! Available separately: SATB, SAB, SSA, TBB, 2-Part, Combo parts (tpt 1-2, tsx, tbn, gtr, b, dm), ShowTrax CD. Duration: ca. 2:40.

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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Stand Upon the Rock! : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 08750669 : 884088455552

Rollo Dilworth : Stand Upon the Rock!

Available separately: SATB, SSA, 2-Part. Duration: ca. 3:20.

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
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Swingin' Sweet Chariot : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 08744457 : 073999559439

Rollo Dilworth : Swingin' Sweet Chariot

Like the title says, this one really swings! Excitement abounds as Swing Low, Sweet Chariot is given new life in this energetic arrangement.Available separately: SATB, SAB and SSA. Performance Time: Approx. 3:30.

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.60 | With Piano |
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The Gift to Sing : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 00157811 : 888680610111

Rollo Dilworth : The Gift to Sing

This gospel-flavored work is a setting of lyrics by famed Harlem Renaissance composer/poet James Rosamund Johnson, depicting the power of music to change darkness to light and sadness to joy. A wonderful selection for combined choirs and festival performances!

Composer: Rollo Dilworth

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Until I Reach-a Mah Home : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 08745994 : 884088134181

Rollo Dilworth : Until I Reach-a Mah Home

Based on a traditional spiritual, with additional words and music by Rollo Dilworth, this compelling work will be a hit with your younger choirs. Layered, rhythmic vocal lines and a gospel flavored accompaniment give this work special appeal.Available separately: 3-Part Mixed and 3-Part Treble. Performance Time: Approx. 4:30.

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
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Wade in the Water : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 00154149 : 888680098612

Rollo Dilworth : Wade in the Water

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 ways that depict the wading motion of the melodic lines and rhythmic patterns.

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
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Walk in Jerusalem : SSA : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 08744361 : 073999874259

Rollo Dilworth : Walk in Jerusalem

Rollo Dilworth at his best! A powerful piano part coupled with strong choral writing makes this a perfect closer for all-state and honor choirs. Not to be missed!

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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