Over 50 Classic Favorites for Voice and Piano Including a Performance CD. Composed by Anonymous Toy Harper. Edited by Julius Willams. Arranged by Hall (Francis) Johnson. Piano reduction/vocal score. With Standard notation. 208 pages. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.VF5).
Item Number: CF.VF5
ISBN 0825849640. Text: Dwight Strickland, Eugene Thamon Simpson Ed. D., John L. Motley, Oscar O. Cozad, Langston Hughes.
This massive collection of vocal solos from the works of Hall Johnson displays his understanding of the spiritual genre, the human voice, and the tonal, harmonic colors that permeate the depth of the African-American musical experience. More than 50 songs and classic favorites are featured in this compilation, with two performance CDs for reference and stylistic modeling. Titles include: Rise An' Shine; My God Is So High; I Want To Be Ready; Witness; Go Down Moses; Joshua Fit De Battle Of Jericho; Give Me Jesus; His Name So Sweet; Take My Mother Home; John Henry and many, many more. A comprehensive and essential volume for every singer's library.