Let Us Break Bread Together
SATB choir and piano
Arranged by Jay Althouse. The Jay Althouse Choral Series. Blues-Gospel-Spirituals, Communion, Spiritual, General, Sacred. Octavo. 8 pages. Published by Hope Publishing Company (HP.C5788).
Item Number: HP.C5788
Scriptural Reference: Luke 22:14-20, Luke 24:30,42, John 8:15, John 21:13, Malachi 4:2, Acts 2:42.
For communion, here is a straightforward choral setting of this cherished spiritual. The pretty, flowing accompaniment and accessible choral writing builds to a modulation and final verse featuring strong unison parts before opening up to solid part writing, all leading to an extended, prayerful ending, "Lord, have mercy on me.".