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Hall Johnson

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Hall Johnson

Composer, author, conductor and arranger, educated at the Knox Institute, Atlanta University, Allen University, USC, the Hahn School of Music, the University of Pennsylvania and the New York Institute of Musical Art. He also studied with Percy Goetschius and was awarded an Honorary Music Degree from the Philadelphia Musical Academy. In 1925, he formed the Hall Johnson Choir, appearing in concerts, films, theater, radio, television and recordings. He arranged and directed the music for the Broadway production of "Green Pastures" (in which his choir appeared), and wrote the Broadway stage score for "Run, Little Chillun". In 1936, he organized the Festival Negro Chorus of Los Angeles, and appeared in the International Festival of Fine Arts in Berlin. In 1951, he toured Germany and Vienna through the auspices of the US State Department, and won the New York City Citation in 1962. He was also a member of the New York City Citizens Advisory Commission for Cultural Affairs.

Songbooks and Collections (See Individual Arrangements)

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Hall Johnson : Thirty Spirituals - High Voice : Solo : Songbook & CD : Hall Johnson : 884088093341 : 1423415914 : 50486340

Hall Johnson : Thirty Spirituals - High Voice

Review: Never before available in high and low voice versions, this new edition of Johnson's classic spiritual arrangements features new music engravings, Johnson's original preface and notes on the pieces, a guide to modified English texts for the spirituals, and a CD of piano accompaniments recorded by Laura Ward.

Songlist: Belshazza' Had a Feas', Dat Suits Me, Done Written Down My Name, Ev'ry Time I Feel de Spirit, Glory Hallelujah to de New-born King, Gospel Train , Great Day!, How Long Train Been Gone?, I Couldn' Hear Nobody Pray, Keep a-inchin' Along , Leanin' on Dat Lamb, Let de Heb'n-light Shine on Me, Mary Had a Baby, My Lord, What a Mornin', Oh, Freedom, Oh, Graveyard, Over Yonder, Po' Mo'ner Got a Home at Las', Prayer Is de Key, Religion Is a Fortune, Ride on, Jesus!, Scandalize' My Name, Sinner-man so Hard to Believe, Stan' Still, Jordan, Stan'in' in de Need of Prayer, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot!, There Is a Balm in Gilead, This Is de Healin' Water, Were You There?, When I Lay My Burden Down

Voicing: High
Style: Spirituals

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5281b | Songbook & CD $19.95 | Solo add item to cart Spirituals for Solo Voice


Hall Johnson : Thirty Spirituals : Solo : Songbook : Hall Johnson : 50328310

Hall Johnson : Thirty Spirituals

Review: Never before available in high and low voice versions, this new edition of Johnson's classic spiritual arrangements features new music engravings, Johnson's original preface and notes on the pieces, a guide to modified English texts for the spirituals.

Songlist: Belshazza' Had a Feas', Dat Suits Me, Done Written Down My Name, Ev'ry Time I Feel de Spirit, Glory Hallelujah to de New-born King, Gospel Train , Great Day!, How Long Train Been Gone?, I Couldn' Hear Nobody Pray, Keep a-inchin' Along , Leanin' on Dat Lamb, Let de Heb'n-light Shine on Me, Mary Had a Baby, My Lord, What a Mornin', Oh, Freedom, Oh, Graveyard, Over Yonder, Po' Mo'ner Got a Home at Las', Prayer Is de Key, Religion Is a Fortune, Ride on, Jesus!, Scandalize' My Name, Sinner-man so Hard to Believe, Stan' Still, Jordan, Stan'in' in de Need of Prayer, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot!, There Is a Balm in Gilead, This Is de Healin' Water, Were You There?, When I Lay My Burden Down

Voicing: High
Style: Spirituals

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7303b | Songbook $14.95 | Solo add item to cart Spirituals for Solo Voice


Hall Johnson : Thirty Spirituals - Low Voice : Solo : Songbook : Hall Johnson : 884088093358 : 1423415922 : 50486341

Hall Johnson : Thirty Spirituals - Low Voice

Review: Never before available in high and low voice versions, this new edition of Johnson's classic spiritual arrangements features new music engravings, Johnson's original preface and notes on the pieces, a guide to modified English texts for the spirittuals, and a CD of accompaniments recorded by pianist Laura Ward.

Songlist: Belshazza' Had a Feas' , Dat Suits Me, Done Written Down My Name, Ev'ry Time I Feel de Spirit, Glory Hallelujah to de New-born King, Gospel Train , Great Day!, How Long Train Been Gone?, I Couldn' Hear Nobody Pray, Keep a-inchin' Along, Leanin' on Dat Lamb, Let de Heb'n-light Shine on Me, Mary Had a Baby, My Lord, What a Mornin' , Oh, Freedom , Oh, Graveyard, Over Yonder , Po' Mo'ner Got a Home at Las', Prayer Is de Key, Religion Is a Fortune , Ride on, Jesus! , Scandalize' My Name , Sinner-man so Hard to Believe, Stan' Still, Jordan, Stan'in' in de Need of Prayer, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot!, There Is a Balm in Gilead , This Is de Healin' Water, Were You There?, When I Lay My Burden Down

Voicing: Low
Style: Spirituals

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8614b | Songbook $19.95 | Solo add item to cart Spirituals for Solo Voice


Hall Johnson : Spirituals : SATB : Sheet Music : Hall Johnson

Hall Johnson : Spirituals

Review: Hall Johnson was a noted violinist, conductor and arranger of spirituals. The slave songs and spirituals that he heard his grandmother sing were a catalyst for him founding the Hall Johnson Choir in 1925. Here are 7 of his beautiful a cappella arrangements.

Songlist: Fix me, Jesus, Oh, Freedom!, I've Been Buked, I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray, When I Was Sinkin' Down, Ain't Got Time To Die, Elijah Rock

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9277b | Sheet Music $11.95 | SATB add item to cart Spirituals Arrangements

Individual Arrangements (See Songbooks and Collections)

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Song NameArrangerComposerArtistItem TitleFormatTrax
Ain't Got Time To DieHall JohnsonHall JohnsonSpiritualsSheet MusicMORE DETAILS 
Ain't Got Time to DieHall JohnsonMontreal Jubilation Gospel ChoirA Cappella 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Belshazza' Had a Feas'Hall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
Belshazza' Had a Feas'Hall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
Dat Suits MeHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
Dat Suits MeHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
Done Written Down My NameHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
Done Written Down My NameHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
Elijah RockHall JohnsonHall JohnsonSpiritualsSheet MusicMORE DETAILS 
Ev'ry Time I Feel de SpiritHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
Ev'ry Time I Feel de SpiritHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
Fix me, JesusHall JohnsonHall JohnsonSpiritualsSheet MusicMORE DETAILS 
Fix Me, JesusHall JohnsonMoses HoganThe Oxford Book of SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
Glory Hallelujah to de New-born KingHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
Glory Hallelujah to de New-born KingHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
Gospel Train Hall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
Gospel Train Hall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
Great Day!Hall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
Great Day!Hall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
Honor! Honor!Hall JohnsonBemidji Choir and Chamber SingersO Light of Light 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
How Long Train Been Gone?Hall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
How Long Train Been Gone?Hall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
I Couldn' Hear Nobody PrayHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
I Couldn' Hear Nobody PrayHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
I Couldn't Hear Nobody PrayHall JohnsonTraditional SpiritualHall JohnsonSpiritualsSheet MusicMORE DETAILS 
I'll Never Turn BackHall JohnsonBrazeal Dennard ChoraleRemembering, Discovering, Preserving 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
I've Been 'BukedHall JohnsonChanticleerWhere the Sun Will Never Go Down 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
I've Been 'BukedHall JohnsonWorld VoicesHope For Our Time 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
I've Been BukedHall JohnsonHall JohnsonSpiritualsSheet MusicMORE DETAILS 
I've Been BukedHall JohnsonWorld VoicesCelebrating Global Cultures 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Keep a-inchin' Along Hall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
Keep a-inchin' Along Hall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
Leanin' on Dat LambHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
Leanin' on Dat LambHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
Let de Heb'n-light Shine on MeHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
Let de Heb'n-light Shine on MeHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
Mary Had a BabyHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
Mary Had a BabyHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
Mary Had a BabyHall JohnsonTraditional SpiritualHall JohnsonMary Had a BabySheet MusicMORE DETAILS 
My Lord, What a Mornin'Hall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
My Lord, What a Mornin'Hall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
Oh, FreedomHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
Oh, FreedomHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
Oh, Freedom!Hall JohnsonTraditional SpiritualHall JohnsonSpiritualsSheet MusicMORE DETAILS 
Oh, GraveyardHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
Oh, GraveyardHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
Over YonderHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
Over YonderHall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
Po' Mo'ner Got a Home at Las'Hall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty Spirituals - High VoiceSongbook & CDMORE DETAILS 
Po' Mo'ner Got a Home at Las'Hall JohnsonHall JohnsonThirty SpiritualsSongbookMORE DETAILS 
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