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Various Arrangers: A Cappella Spirituals for Female Voices

Song NameArrangerVoicing
Nothin' Gonna Stumble My FeetGreg GilpinSSAPreview
Bright MansionsK. Lee ScottSSAA
Over My HeadNancy GrundahlSSAAPreview
Hold On!Stacey GibbsSSAAPreview
Keep Your LampsRandi Grundahl RexrothSSAAPreview

"Bright Mansions" - This SSAA setting displays K. Lee Scott's adaptability. His command of vocal writing is excellent, and his arranging style is never overdone. A refined reserve to his technique make this an elegant spiritual setting for high school, college and church treble choirs. "Hold On!" - Stacey Gibbs wants to "bring life" to the spiritual for use in the concert hall. This arrangement confirms why his arrangements are so popular: the rhythms and harmonies are fun to sing and he builds things up to a rousing finish. This arrangement for women's voices reminds us to "keep your hand on the plow as you climb higher and higher...just hold on." "Keep Your Lamps" - Here is the traditional spiritual in a contemporary and dramatic setting for women's unaccompanied voices, opening with a beginning unison melody, performed in a slow, heavy manner. When the tempo picks up, the melody is supported by the other voices and a recurring rhythmic groove that adds to the urgency of the text. "Shout All Over God's Heaven" - Let your women's choir loose in this swinging spiritual! It is easy and fun to sing, building to an impressive ending. A good closer or encore in your concert program!

Item code: 7807B | Sheet Music | $9.80 |add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | SSAA | United States
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