Roger Dean Publishing Company
45/1148R, SATB with Soprano or Tenor Solo, $8.00
Date released: 2007
This suite of three well-loved spirituals features SATB choir, soprano or tenor soloist and optional orchestra. Hayes has pulled out all the stops in this trio of classic spirituals. “In That Great Gittin’ Up Morning” exudes pure energy and sets the tone of excitement right from the start. “Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child” follows, featuring the soloist and choir in a soulful, ballad style. “Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel?” is the highly rhythmic dynamic finale. Each arrangement works well with just piano and each selection can be performed separately or as a group. Spirit Suite is well suited for church, community and school choirs, and professional choruses. The solo part is demanding, but worth the effort for a well-trained singer.
- In That Great Gittin’ Up Morning
- Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
- Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel?