The River arranged by Greg Gilpin. Choir Sacred. SATB choir. Choral (Sacred); Choral Octavo; Worship Resources. All Saints Day; Fall; Funeral; Holy Week; Lent; Sacred; Spiritual; Spring. Grade 3. Choral Octavo. 8 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.19887).
A flowing pairing of two American spirituals, Shall We Gather at the River? and Deep River. The piano accompaniment is not difficult, yet is beautifully sensitive. Straightforward part writing with a solo for low voice (male or female). Use throughout the church year, especially All Saints', Lent, funeral and memorial services.