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The books of American Negro spirituals : including The book of American Negro spirituals and the second book of Negro spirituals

Author: James Weldon Johnson; J Rosamond Johnson; Lawrence Brown
Publisher: New York : DaCapo, [200?]
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In two elegant and masterly prefaces, James Weldon Johnson discusses the origin and history of more than 120 of the most significant spirituals known. favourites like "Swing Low Sweet Chariot," "Deep  Read more...

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Document Type: Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: James Weldon Johnson; J Rosamond Johnson; Lawrence Brown
ISBN: 0306812029 9780306812026
OCLC Number: 51936008
Notes: For voice and piano.
Musical arrangements by J. Rosamond Johnson, additional numbers by Lawrence Brown.
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Viking, 1969.
Includes preface.
Description: 1 score (2 volumes in 1; 187, 189 pages) ; 26 cm
Contents: [Book of American Negro spirituals] Preface --
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 --
Little 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't 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-coming' 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 --
Git 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 soun'? --
Peter, go ring dem bells --
Nobody knows de trouble I see --
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 me in de eas' --
You got it right --
Weary traveler. [Second book of Negro spirituals] Preface --
A little talk wid Jesus makes it right --
All I do, de church keep a grumblin' --
Can't you live humble? --
Chilly water --
Come here, Lord! --
Daniel saw de stone --
De angel roll de stone away --
De angels in heab'n gwineter write my name --
Death come to my house, he didn't stay long --
Death's gwineter lay his cold icy nands on me (Familiar version) --
Death's gwineter lay his cold icy nands on me (Rare version) --
De ol' ark's a-moverin' an' I'm goin' home --
De ol' sheep done know de road --
Dere's a han' writin' on de wall --
Do don't touch-a my garment, good Lord, I'm gwine home --
Gimme yo' han' --
God's a-gwineter trouble de water --
Great day --
Gwineter ride up in de chariot soon-a in de mornin' --
Hol' de win', don't let it blow --
Humble yo'self, de bell done ring --
I feel like my time ain't long --
I heard de preachin' of de word o' God --
I know de Lord's laid his hands on me --
I'm gwine up to heab'n anyhow --
In dat great gittin' up mornin' --
I thank God I'm free at last --
I want God's heab'n to be mine --
I want to die easy when I die --
Jubalee --
Look-a how dey done my lord. Lord, I want to be a Christian in-a my heart --
Mary an' Martha jes' gone 'long --
Mary had a baby, yes, Lord --
Members, don't git weary --
Mos' done toilin' here --
My Lord says he's gwineter rain down fire --
My ship is on de ocean --
My soul's been anchored in de Lord --
Nobody knows de trouble I see (Familiar version) --
Oh, hear me prayin' --
Oh, my good Lord, show me de way --
Oh, yes! Oh, yes! Wait 'til I git on my robe --
Po' mourner's got a home at las' --
Religion is a fortune I really do believe --
Rise, mourner, rise --
Rise up shepherd an' holler --
Run, Mary, run --
Same train --
Sinner, please don't let dis harves' pass --
Sometimes I feel like a motherless child --
Too late --
To see God's bleedin' lam' --
Walk in Jerusalem jus' like John --
Walk, Mary, down de lane --
Walk together children --
Were you there when they crucified my Lord? --
When I fall on my knees --
You go, I'll go wid you --
You mus' hab dat true religion --
'Zekiel saw de wheel.
Other Titles: Book of American Negro spirituals.
Second book of Negro spirituals.
Responsibility: [edited by] James Weldon Johnson and [arranged by] J. Rosamond Johnson.

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