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The book of American negro spirituals

Author: James Weldon Johnson; J Rosamond Johnson; Lawrence Brown
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1933.
Edition/Format:   Musical score : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Music
Document Type: Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: James Weldon Johnson; J Rosamond Johnson; Lawrence Brown
OCLC Number: 16002427
Description: 1 score (187 p.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Go down Moses --
Heav'n boun' soldier --
Joshua fit de battle ob Jerico --
We am clim'in' Jacob's ladder --
Didn't old Pharaoh get los'? --
Swing low sweet chariot --
Up on de mountain --
Lit'le David play on yo' harp --
Die in de fiel' --
Ride on, Moses --
All God's chillun got wings --
Dere's no hidin' place down dere --
Gimme dat ol'-time religion --
Lis'en to de lam's --
He's jus' de same today --
Stan' still Jordan --
Somebody's knockin' at yo' do' --
Singin' wid a sword in ma han' --
I couldn't hear nobody pray --
My way's cloudy --
It's me, O, Lord --
I got a home in-a dat rock --
By an' by --
Deep river --
Who dat a-comin' ovah yondah? --
Roll, Jordan, roll --
De blin' man stood on de road an' cried --
Roll de ol' chariot along --
Calvary --
Steal away to Jesus --
Gwine up --
I'm troubled in mind --
O, gambler, git up off o' yo' knees --
My Lord's a-writin' all de time --
Get on board, little chillen --
Gwinter sing all along de way --
Who'll be a witness for my Lord? --
Keep a-inchin' along --
Where shall I be when de firs' trumpet sound'? --
Peter, go ring dem bells --
Nobody knows de trouble I see (rare version) --
Ev'ry time I feel de spirit --
Father Abraham --
I'm a-rollin' --
Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel? --
O, wasn't dat a wide river? --
Keep me f'om sinkin' down --
De band o' Gideon --
John saw the holy number --
Give me Jesus --
My Lord, what a mornin' --
O, rocks don't fall on me --
Done foun' my los' sheep --
What yo' gwine to do when yo' lamp burn down? --
Hallelujah! --
Crucifixion --
Until I reach-a ma home --
I done done what ya' tol' me to do --
You may bury in de eas' --
You got a right --
Weary traveler.
Other Titles: Spirituals
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by James Weldon Johnson ; musical arrangements by J. Rosamond Johnson ; additional numbers by Lawrence Brown.

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