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K. Scott Warren: Three Spirituals

Song NameArrangerVoicing
Ain'-a That Good NewsK. Scott WarrenSATB divisi
Go, tell it on the mountainK. Scott WarrenSATB divisi
Sometimes I feel like a motherless childK. Scott WarrenSATB

This lively setting of 'Ain'-a That Good News' is perfect for all choirs looking to energize any church service or concert. A chromatic modulation jump starts each new verse, as the energy and excitement is ratcheted up a notch. The canon in the penultimate verse adds variety to the otherwise homophonic texture, and the music finishes brightly with volume and excitement. Warren rejuvenates 'Go Tell it on the Mountain' by skilfully varying the metre between 7/8 and 6/8 in the refrain and presenting each verse differently. This clever arrangement is perfectly suited for concerts and church services alike. In the haunting and plaintive setting of 'Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child,' Warren creatively evokes a stark tone of loneliness and despair with descending chromatic inner voices in the opening. What follows is a rich, reflective harmonic texture filled with chromatic surprises.

Item code: 9597B | Sheet Music | $9.95 |add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | SATB divisi | 27 Pages | Softcover | 7 x 10
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