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Piano Accompaniment, Bass Guitar, SAB, Jazz Combo, Gospel - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by D. M. Gardner. Gospel, Jazz, Swing. Score, Set of Parts. 32 pages. Published by D. M. Gardner Music (S0.70635).
Item Number: S0.70635
SSAA, Baritone Solo, Percussion, Bass, Piano
Lift Every Voice and Sing! is a gospel swing arrangement of the original words (below) and music of James W. and John R. Johnson that were published at the very beginning of the 20th century. The powerful, spiritual and deeply meaningful text and melody are widely known also as "The Black National Anthem." It describes the struggle of a "dark past" but resounds with hope, faith and perseverance of a people who never wavered even against seemingly insurmountable odds. Finally, Johnson's words remind us to never forget what we have learned from our past, an important lesson in any man's history.
SA Range: C to Bb above the staff (majority of range between Eb and F)
Baritone Range: C to Eb above the staff (majority of range between F and Eb above the staff)
Difficulty: Intermediate - A skilled trio and choir can pull this off wonderfully.
Approx. 5 minutes and 22 seconds in length (incl. solo section w/ repeats)
COMMISSIONED: by the Boston Children's Chorus
DETAILED PRINT INSTRUCTIONS INCLUDED WITH SCORE
To learn more about the composer, please visit https://www.dmgardner.com
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