Walkin' to Jordan by Jay Althouse. For SATB choir. Blues-Gospel-Spirituals, Christ's Presence, Devotion, Eternal Life, Guidance, Spiritual, General, Sacred. Octavo. 12 pages. Published by Hope Publishing Company (HP.C5226).
In the style of a rhythmic spiritual, this original composition by Jay Althouse uses the imagery of walking to Jordan as a metaphor for the Christian journey to the promised land of heaven. The supportive accompaniment and sturdy, simple harmonies push the melody forward, driving toward a rousing conclusion.