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Early American Songs, Set II

 

(unison or 2-part treble chorus, piano) 9'30"

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Three traditional and well-known African-American spirituals-- Little David, Play on Your Harp; Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child; and Down By the Riverside. Appropriate for young and older treble voices. Also available separately (see below).

 

 

Listen: Little David, Play on Your Harp (Children's Chorus of the Honors Choirs of Southeast Minnesota, Amy Nelson conducting)

 

Listen: Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child (Treble Choir of the Honors Choirs of Southeast Minnesota, Bill Nelson conducting)

 

Listen: Down By the Riverside (Treble Choir and Children's Chorus of the Honors Choirs of Southeast Minnesota, Bill Nelson conducting)

 

 

View PDF: Little David, Play on Your Harp

 

View PDF: Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child

 

View PDF: Down by the Riverside

 

 

Choral Score (complete set): $4.50 Add to Cart

 

 

Composer's Notes:

Early American Songs, Set II includes three separate arrangements: Little David, Play On Your Harp; Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child; and Down By the Riverside. Visit individual links to learn more or to order separate octavos.

 

This second set of early American songs for treble voices was made possible in 2017 through the gracious support of a consortium of the following youth choirs and their directors. With larger youth choir programs, both the conductor of the younger choir and the Artistic Director are listed:

 

Allegro Choirs, Kansas City, MO (Christy Elsner)
Concordia Vocal Academy, Belford, NJ (John and Cynthia Balme)
Crescendo Community Chorus, Spokane, WA (Sharon Rodkey Smith)
Edina Children's Choir, Edina, MN (James Hawthorne)
Frederick Children's Chorus, Frederick, MD (Judy DuBose, Lee DuBose Fuhr)
Gwinnett Young Singers, Atlanta, GA (Lynn Urda)
Honors Choirs of Southeast Minnesota (Rick Kvam, Amy and Bill Nelson)
Houston Children's Chorus, Houston, TX (Stephen Roddy)
Mead School District Elementary Choir, Spokane, WA (Drew Olsen)
Minnesota Boychoir (Mark Johnson)
Mounds Park Academy, St. Paul, MN (Mari Espeland)
Pennsylvania Youth Chorale, Elkins Park, PA (Kelly Wyszomierski)
Seattle Children's Chorus, Seattle, WA (Kris Mason)
Schaeffer Academy, Rochester, MN (Mary Vogel)
South Bay Children's Choir, Torrance, CA (Diane Simons)
Veritas Christian Academy, Wayland, MA (Michele Adams)