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Cover Deep River [level: Medium]
arr. Karen P. Thomas | Giselle Wyers Choral Series
voicing: SATB div | catalog number: SBMP 924 | duration: 4:25 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
A glorious, dramatic and classy arrangement of this favorite. Suitable for the mature ensemble.

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Cover Done Made My Vow to the Lord [level: Medium]
Marques L. A. Garrett
voicing: SSAATTBB | catalog number: SBMP 841 | duration: 3:15 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
The talented arranger brings his own special nuance to this spiritual. The women start, then the men have a turn; joining together they build the spiritual to a grand conclusion. Based on a traditional spiritual.

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Cover Down in the Valley to Pray [level: Medium]
arr. Michael Cleveland
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 458 | duration: 1:40 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
This spiritual was featured in the movie, “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” For the film, the title and text was changed to Down to the River to Pray. To be sung with great fervor , the melody is in the pentatonic mode. Also available for SSAA.

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Cover Down in the Valley to Pray [level: Medium]
arr. Michael Cleveland
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 477 | duration: 1:35 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
This spiritual was featured in the movie, “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” For the film, the title and text was changed to Down to the River to Pray. To be sung with great fervor , the melody is in the pentatonic mode. Also available for SATB.

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Cover Follow the Drinking Gourd [level: Medium]
arr. Allen Koepke
voicing: SATB div. | catalog number: SBMP 756 | duration: 3:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
The composer has achieved great notoriety for his spiritual arrangements; his fans will delight to discover another great one. This setting is poignant with its message, and highly rhythmic in its design as it and builds to a dramatic conclusion. The text contains coded lyrics as is typical of many spirituals; their significance and meaning is documented in the printed score.

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Cover Give Me Jesus [level: Easy]
arr. Ron Kauffmann
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 247 | duration: 3:30 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: keyboard
Easy, yet very effective, this arrangement will appeal to high school choirs, and to church choirs with limited rehearsal time.

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Cover Give Me Jesus [level: Medium]
arr. Marques L. A. Garrett
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 869 | duration: 3:30 | price: $1.65
accompaniment: a cappella
A sensitive, dramatic, innovative take on this favorite spiritual.

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Cover Go Down Moses [level: Easy]
arr. Tom T. Shelton Jr. | Terry J. Barham Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 494 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Perfect for middle school or the young high school choir, this rousing arrangement begins with a chordal "vroom" supporting a soloist.

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Cover Go Down, Moses [level: Medium]
arr. Paul Carey | Daniel Hughes Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 657 | duration: 3:30 | price: $2.35
accompaniment: piano, shakers
A unique arrangement of this well known spiritual. The piano and shakers play a big role in setting the stage; a clever choral piece, not overly difficult, and very effective.

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Cover Hold On [level: Medium]
arr. Jay Broeker
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 321 | duration: 3:36 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: bass, percussionon
Treble choirs will delight in the opportunity to indulge in this program winner. Percussion and bass join the a cappella singing which begins quietly and innocently, and builds to a dramatic flair at the ending.

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Cover I'm A-Rollin' [level: Medium]
arr. Paul Rardin | Jerry Blackstone Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 475 | duration: 4:40 | price: $2.35
accompaniment: piano
Rardin again creates an upbeat winner. A great closer. Also available for TTBB.

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Cover I’ve Been Buked, Children! [level: Medium]
arr. Rollo Dilworth | Mary Alice Stollak Choral Series
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 547 | duration: 5:08 | price: $1.65
accompaniment: piano, percussion
A spiritual with a real life story. The percussion sets the tone and plays up the drama. Bound to be a huge winner. Also available for SATB.

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Cover I’ve Been Buked, Children! [level: Medium]
arr. Rollo Dilworth
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 550 | price: $1.70
accompaniment: piano, percussion
A spiritual with a real life story. The percussion sets the tone and plays up the drama. Bound to be a huge winner. Also available for SSA.

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Cover Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho [level: Medium]
arr. M. Susan Brown
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 957 | duration: c. 2:20 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: a cappella
This clever, stylish arrangement injects new life into the spiritual. Upbeat and fun, singers will love this.

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Cover Little David, Play On Your Harp [level: Medium]
arr. Kevin S. Foster
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 939 | duration: 2:45 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
A high-spirited setting, the song builds energy as it progresses, adding playful rhythmic layers underneath the rmelody. Clever and fun.

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Cover Marchin' to Freedom [level: Medium]
arr. Rollo Dilworth
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 520 | duration: 3:30 | price: $1.70
accompaniment: piano
Swing out with this exciting piece that takes us on a vigorous march climaxing with the beloved spiritual OH FREEDOM. Also available for SSA.

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Cover Marchin’ to Zion [level: Medium]
arr. Tim Harbold
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1074 | duration: 5:40 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Starting very innocently, gospel quickly takes hold and the piece gets to marchin’ all the way to a rousing conclusion. This one is a great closer.

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Cover My God is So High [level: Medium]
arr. Nancy Grundahl
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 513 | duration: 3:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
A sprightly spiritual for the treble choir. Lots of interest in each vocal part, and a robust, rhythmic piano part.

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Cover My Soul Is a River [level: Medium]
Ben Allaway
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 535 | duration: 3:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
Poet/composer Ben Allaway adds his own thoughts to a biblical verse and creates a spiritual that swings with a strong message of hope.

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Cover Oh, What a Beautiful City [level: Medium]
arr. Stacey V. Gibbs | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1054 | duration: 3:30 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
The master arranger of spirituals has created a special rendering of this beloved piece. It has a glorious ending, making it a great closer for a concert or a stunning addition to church repertoire.

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Cover Plenty Good Room [level: Medium]
arr. René Clausen
voicing: SATB div. | catalog number: SBMP 536 | duration: c. 3:00 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: a cappella
Guaranteed to bring down the house, this arrangement really swings with classy jazz elements including a scat soloist (the part is written out in the score).

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Cover Ride it All Aroun’ [level: Medium]
Ben Allaway
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 148 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
A rousing spiritual with call and response which may involve the audience, or can be done with a soloist and the choir alone.

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Cover NewIssue
Rockin’ Jerusalem
[level: Medium]
arr. Stacey V. Gibbs | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: SATB div. | catalog number: SBMP 1164 | duration: 2:10 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
Another dramatic arrangement from talented, Mr. Gibbs, this has great rhythmic drive, lots of interplay among the voices, and a powerful ending. Yes, it really rocks!

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Cover Roll, Jordan, Roll [level: Medium]
arr. Ken Berg | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 819 | duration: 3:00 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: piano
This one “rolls” to a dramatic, upbeat conclusion. A baritone soloist is featured for much of the piece; the piano provides a driving, exciting accompaniment; the choir adds great rhythmic and melodic interest. This is a blockbuster arrangement that will thrill audiences.

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Cover Sinner Man [level: Medium]
arr. Matthew Culloton | Matthew and Michael Culloton Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1059 | duration: 2:15 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
A clever arrangement of this minor key American folk song, it often plays the women against the men, and vice versa, as they tell the story of “where you gonna run to,” thereby creating drama and fun as the story evolves. Conservative ranges and little divisi make this accessible to many choirs.

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Cover NewIssue
Sit Down Servant
[level: Medium]
arr. Stacey V. Gibbs | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: SATB div. | catalog number: SBMP 1135 | duration: c. 3:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
Composer Gibbs lends his magic touch to this favorite spiritual giving us a fresh approach that is bound to please both singers and audiences.

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Cover Somebody’s Knockin’ at Your Door [level: Medium]
Traditional, arr. Kevin S. Foster
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1008 | duration: 4:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
The arranger has taken clever to the top of the charts with this arrangement. An audience participation clap-fest is part of the mix. A tenor solo on occasion highlights the melody. A slow, tender beginning is soon replaced by fast and rhythmic fun. This one will bring the house down. Also available for SATB.

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Cover Somebody’s Knockin’ at Your Door [level: Medium]
Traditional, arr. Kevin S. Foster
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1010 | duration: 4:20 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: a cappella
The arranger has taken clever to the top of the charts with this arrangement. An audience participation clap-fest is part of the mix. A soprano solo on occasion highlights the melody. A slow, tender beginning is soon replaced by fast and rhythmic fun. This one will bring the house down. Also available for TTBB.

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Cover Stand by Me, Lord [level: Medium]
Tindley, arr. Ruth Butterfield-Winter | Daniel Hughes Choral Series
voicing: SATB/solo | catalog number: SBMP 864 | duration: 4:10 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
Stand By Me, Lord has been arranged and recorded in different forms by many gospel singers, including Elvis Presley. This arrangement was inspired by the Mavis Staples version where she sings unaccompanied on two tracks, to create an aleatoric duet with herself. The opening phrases are sung by the solo voice. As the chorus joins in, the arrangement builds to a strong climax, which is followed by a beautiful and hopeful conclusion, sung once again by the solo voice.

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Cover Steal Away [level: Medium]
arr. J. Edmund Hughes
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 94 | duration: 3:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
Effectively combines a chant with the beloved spiritual.

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Cover Steal Away [level: Medium]
arr. J. Edmond Hughes
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 429 | duration: 3:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
The traditional spiritual is joined by the liturgical Kyrie chant for a stunning concert piece.


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Cover There Is a Balm in Gilead [level: Medium]
arr. René Clausen
voicing: SATB div; S &/or T s | catalog number: SBMP 611 | duration: 6:20 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: a cappella
Composer Clausen wrote this arrangement for his Concordia Choir to take on their tour. Loaded with sensitive feeling, this piece is guaranteed to have an impact on the audience.

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Cover This Train [level: Medium]
arr. Nina Gilbert | Jerry Blackstone Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 178 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: trombone
Train sounds emanate from the choir. The trombone adds a bit of seemingly improvised jazz. Pure fun.

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Cover Wade in de water [level: Medium]
arr. Allen Koepke
voicing: SSAATTBB | catalog number: SBMP 227 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
Hold your hats, this one will raise the house. A favorite of honor choirs.

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Cover Wade in the Water [level: Medium]
arr. Nina Gilbert | Jerry Blackstone Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 179 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: tuba
The tuba opens this setting with a simple rendition of the melody. Later as the piece progresses and the choral writing gets more involved, the tuba is there to help build the drama.

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Cover Wade in the Water [level: Medium]
arr. Marion Verhaalen | Sharon Hansen Choral Series
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 690 | duration: 4:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: opt. piano
The arranger has woven a subtle, flowing accompaniment, breathing new life into this spiritual. The solid vocal writing can stand alone without the piano should the need or the spirit of the moment demand.

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Cover Wake up, Ollie Brown! [level: Medium]
Ben Allaway
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 45 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: a cappella
A variety of African-American musical styles join in this choral drama. Four soloists are featured and are backed up by a “chorus of angels.” A dramatic piece.

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Cover Walk in Jerusalem [level: Difficult]
arr. Paul Rardin | Jerry Blackstone Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 348 | duration: 6:00 | price: $2.35
accompaniment: piano or a cappella
Arranger Rardin is at it again, here with a gospel rock setting of the wonderful spiritual. Dig in and enjoy the fun this one provides. Audiences are guaranteed to love it. (Note: the recording is a cappella - the piano version was created after this recording was made)

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Cover Walk in Jerusalem [level: Medium]
spiritual, arr. Paul Rardin | Jerry Blackstone Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 352 | price: $2.35
accompaniment: piano
Arranger Rardin is at it again, here with a gospel rock setting of the wonderful spiritual. Dig in and enjoy the fun this one provides. Audiences are guaranteed to love it.

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Cover Were You There? [level: Medium]
arr. Kevin S. Foster
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1080 | duration: 3:50 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
The arranger works his special magic as he uses the title words, “Were you there?” to become a musical underlay for the other questions that make up this text. The story having been told, the underlay of “Were you there?” then becomes a musical collage, with repetitions gently leaving one to ponder the question. A captivating, thoughtful arrangement, excellent for church or the concert hall.

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Cover Zekiel [level: Medium]
arr. Allen Koepke
voicing: SATB div./tenor solo | catalog number: SBMP 642 | duration: 3:30 | price: $2.35
accompaniment: a cappella
A tenor soloist is featured in this show-stopper arrangement of Ezekiel Saw the Wheel.

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