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Original Spirituals

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MeF 130 -

ORIGINAL SPIRITUALS : A collection of 11 Negro Spirituals with their harmonizations as produced for the first publications (1870-1915)

Works for 4 mixed voices.

- 24 pages

- Illustrated semi-hard cover

 Rise, shine   Babylon    Turn
  Nobody       Did you hear  I got
  Were you   Steal away   Swing
  I'm going   Oh freedom

 

  • Turn back Pharaoh’s army (1872) 
  • Nobody knows (1874) 
  • Did you hear my Jesus ? (1874)  
  • Shout All Over God's Heaven (I got a robe) (1915)
  • Were you there ? (1899/1937)
  • Steal away (1872/1882/1915)  
  • Swing low, sweet chariot (1874) 
  • I’m going to do all I can (1915) 
  • Over me (Oh freedom) (1882)
  • Rise, shine ! (1880)     
  • Babylon’s falling (1874) 

Among them, some are very known, others to discover.

The texts sometimes differ from those sung today and the melodies include some variants.

This simple, moving and expressive music joins that of slaves and their close descendants

MeF 130