Down in the Valley to Pray
Traditional American Folk Ballad, Incorporating Jesus Walked That Lonesome Valley
by Jay Althouse
4-Part - Sheet Music

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Choir Sacred (SATB choir) - Grade 3

SKU: JU.00-23637

Traditional American Folk Ballad, Incorporating Jesus Walked That Lonesome Valley. Arranged by Jay Althouse. Choral (Sacred); Choral Octavo; Performance Music Ensemble; Single Titles; Worship Resources. Alfred Church Choral Series. All Saints Day; Ash Wednesday; Easter; Lent; Movie; Sacred; Spiritual; Spring. Choral Octavo. Jubilate Music Group #00-23637. Published by Jubilate Music Group (JU.00-23637).

UPC: 038081236032. English. Psalm 23, Matthew 6:5-14, Luke 11:1-4, John 14:1-6, Revelation 6:9-11, Revalation 7:9-17.

This is a simple yet stunning arrangement of the captivating folk ballad popularized by the movie, O Brother, Where Art Thou? Jay Althouse has re-introduced its original text, quietly underscored by a haunting, Copland-esque keyboard accompaniment. After the ballad is sung in canon, it segues quite naturally into the traditional spiritual, Jesus Walked That Lonesome Valley. Easy to prepare, yet unforgettable for the entire church year, especially All Saints', Ash Wednesday, Eastertide and Lent, as well as school concerts and festivals. Available in 2 voicings.