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Alexander L'Estrange
The Gospel Train



Ain't No Mountain High Enough


Go Down Moses


Oh Happy Day


Standing In The Need Of Prayer

Gospel music is a vibrant fusion of African folk music and European hymns. Rooted in the spiritual (the creation of African-Americans in the 19th century), the joy of gospel music has had a profound influence on 20th century 'pop' music. The Gospel Train is a medley of three best-loved gospel songs that would be perfect as a concert opener or encore. The laid-back swing of 'Go Down, Moses' is contrasted by 'Oh Happy Day!' (used in the Whoopi Goldberg film Sister Act) and concludes with the unstoppable finale 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough'. The spiritual 'Standing in the Need of Prayer' is a simple meditative melody with a pleasing, repetitive chord sequence.

Item code: 40730B | Songbook | $5.50 add item to cart
Gospel | SAB
9780571521913 | 12-0571521916

Music series: Faber Choral Basics

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