Standin' in the Need of Prayer composed by David M. Cherwien. For 3-part voices, (SAB, SAT, STB, any combo), piano. Prayer, Spiritual. Medium. Octavo. Published by MorningStar Music Publishers (MN.50-3075).
A joyous version of this wonderful African American Spiritual. The part writing is very accessible and may be divided among the singers in a variety of ways. The accompaniment incorporates a great deal of flair and rhythmic vitality. Meaningful for both singers and listeners. Appropriate for both school and church.