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William L. Dawson: A Cappella Tuskegee Choral Series for Mixed Choirs

Song NameArranger
Oh, What A Beautiful CityWilliam L. Dawson
Soon Ah Will Be DoneWilliam L. Dawson
Ain'a That Good News William L. Dawson
There Is A Balm In GileadWilliam L. Dawson
Steal AwayWilliam L. Dawson
Ezekiel Saw De WheelWilliam L. Dawson
Behold The StarWilliam L. Dawson
Hail MaryWilliam L. Dawson
Swing Low, Sweet ChariotWilliam L. Dawson

William Levi Dawson, born in 1899, was educated at Tuskegee Institute, the Horner Institute of Fine Arts, and the American Conservatory, and wrote his own "Dawson's Negro Folk Symphony" in 1934. He began publishing and recording his arrangements of traditional African-American spirituals in 1955 and they are now considered to be some of the finest examples of the genre. Here are a selection of his finest works for unaccompanied mixed voices. Recommended!

Item code: 9217B | Sheet Music | $14.95 |add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | SATB | 94 Pages | Softcover | 7 x 10 | United States
Related: Spirituals Arrangements