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Down By the Riverside for String Quartet

By Traditional

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String Quartet, String Orchestra - Advanced Intermediate
Composed by Traditional. Arranged by Yoel Epstein. Gospel, Spiritual, Blues, Old-time, Americana. Score, Set of Parts. 9 pages. Published by Yoel Epstein (S0.95643).

Item Number: S0.95643

Dear fellow musician,

I wish you the greatest pleasure playing this arrangement of one of the greatest Afro-American spirituals of all times. Down By the Riverside, predates the American Civil War. Its strong anti-war message ("I ain't gonna study war no more") made it a standard during the period of the civil rights movement and among the protesters against the Vietnam war in the 1960's and 1970's.

I have played 
this arrangement with my quartet at weddings, parties, in bars, in retirement homes, and in my living room just for the fun of it. It is one of two sets of arrangements of American folksongs. You might want to purchase the whole collection, here (volume 1) and here (volume 2).

I hope you enjoy playing this as much as I enjoyed writing it. If you enjoy this, you are welcome to try some of my other arrangements. You can see them at www.sheetmusicplus.com/publishers/yoel-epstein-sheet-music/3001988?ac=1. I have also arranged three songs from the Holocaust, which I arranged and distribute for free on IMSLP. You can find them at http://imslp.org/wiki/Category:Ravpapa. If you need arrangements of any of these songs for special combinations of instruments, feel free to contact me at yoelepst@gmail.com, and I will try to accommodate.

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