Over 50 Classic Favorites for Voice and Piano Including a Performance CD. Composed by Toy Harper / Hall Johnson / Anonymous. Edited by Julius Willams. Arranged by Hall (Francis) Johnson. Book and CD. With Standard notation. 208 pages. Carl Fischer #VF00005. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.VF5).
Item Number: CF.VF5
ISBN 825849640. Text: Simpson Ed. D., Eugene Thamon, Johnson, Hall, Strickland, Dwight, Motley, John L., Hughes, Langston, Cozad, Oscar O.
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.