Spirituals and gospels are booming; the number of gospel choirs, workshops and concerts are increasing all over the world. However, repertoire for several voices which is not too difficult yet sounds good, is hard to find.
This new collection offers a treasure trove of the most beautiful gospel and spiritual numbers which every choir will want to sing over again and again (“ Go down Moses”, “ Amen”, “Michael row the boat ashore”, “Rock my soul”, “This little light of me” and “The Gospel train”).
The arrangements are varied in character and the melody moves through the different voice parts.
The scoring ranges from simple four-part writing to sonorous ten-part textures.The texts are in English.
- Includes many well-known highlights as well as lesser known works
- Incorporates a variety of musical styles and scorings
- All texts in English
Graham Buckland is an English conductor and composer. He is currently Music Director at the University of Regensburg and has edited several choral editions for Bärenreiter.