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Various Arrangers: Spirituals for Mixed Voices Vol 2

Song NameArrangerVoicing
Working With JoyLarry NickelSSATBPreview
Dem BonesLarry NickelSATBPreview
Good Christian People, RejoiceLarry NickelSATBPreview
Hold Me, Rock MeBrian TateSATBPreview
Home In D'RockBrian TateSATBPreview

'Working with Joy' is a Jubilant Spiritual. It starts out with the men singing unison and the women accompanying them with soaring 3-part harmony, by the time it splits into 5-part harmony the piece really takes off, adding clapping to the mix, this is a fun tune! 'Dem Bones' is a fun, yet sometimes somber spiritual. Your choir will get a kick out of this song when they realize that this song is where that fun song 'the knee bone connected to the thigh bone, the thigh bone connected to the hip bone' came from (almost everyone sang that growing up!). 'Good Christian People Rejoice' is a beautiful tune with gorgeous harmony and lots of divisi parts, your choir is sure to be challenged and excited when singing this wonderful piece. 'Hold me, Rock Me' is another fun and challenging piece. It starts by bringing voices in one at a time, when all voices are finally singing together the sopranos take over the melody and the rest of the voices sing beautiful vocal accompanyment, immitating arpeggiated chords. Throughout the song the solo moves from one voice to the other, making it a great opportunity for all voice parts to shine. The composer of 'Home in d'Rock' suggests the feeling of this piece should be quite loose, as suggested by the shuffle groove set up by the djembe (although te song may still be performed a cappella). The song calls for more of a Folk/R&B style of singing than a classical style.

Item code: 9547B | Sheet Music | $8.95 |add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | SATB | 48 Pages | Softcover | 7 x 10
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