Spirituals: Guitar Solos and Songbook (eBook + Online Audio)
Songs of Faith, Freedom, Hope & The Human Spirit
The Spirituals, Their Story, Their Song is both a collection of guitar solos and a songbook devoted to African-American spirituals. The music is placed in historical context to help the reader better appreciate and interpret this amazing musical legacy. The book provides solo guitar arrangements in standard notation and tablature plus a vocal stave with complete lyrics and chord diagrams for 60 songs of faith, freedom, hope and the human spirit. A companion online audio includes the author's rendition of al ...more
Product Number:
99420BCDEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
142
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5763-2
ISBN13:
978-16106-5763-1
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
8/18/2011
The Spirituals, Their Story, Their Song is both a collection of guitar solos and a songbook devoted to African-American spirituals. The music is placed in historical context to help the reader better appreciate and interpret this amazing musical legacy. The book provides solo guitar arrangements in standard notation and tablature plus a vocal stave with complete lyrics and chord diagrams for 60 songs of faith, freedom, hope and the human spirit. A companion online audio includes the author's rendition of all of the guitar solos in the book.

The book provides an in-depth analysis of the various meanings and messages of the spirituals, and traces the musical forms that grew out of them, namely blues, jazz, gospel, country, calypso, rhythm and blues, soul, and rock. This book is for all who play the guitar including: students, music teachers, parents, performing guitarists, vocalists and anyone with an interest in folk, gospel and sacred music. Includes access to online audio.
 All My Trials      
 All Night Long       
 Amazing Grace       
 Amen       
 Balm in Gilead       
 Battle Hym of the Republic       
 Bound to Go       
 Bye and Bye       
 Come Out the Wilderness       
 Darling Nelly Gray       
 Deep River       
 Didn't It Rain       
 Do, Lord, Remember Me       
 Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit       
 Ezekiel Saw the Wheel       
 Follow the Drinking Gourd       
 Go Down, Moses       
 Go Tell It On The Mountain       
 God's Going to Set the World On Fire       
 Goin' Home       
 Hard Trials       
 I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray       
 I've Been 'Buked       
 Kumbaya       
 Let Us Break Bread Together       
 Little David, Play on Your Harp       
 Little Wheel A-Turnin' in My Heart       
 Live a Humble       
 Look Down That Long, Lonesome Road       
 Lord, I'm Troublin'       
 Mary and Martha       
 Mary Wore Three Beads       
 Michael Row the Boat Ashore       
 My God Is So HIgh       
 My Lord, What a Morning       
 Nobody Knows the Trouble I See       
 Now, Let Me Fly       
 Oh, Freedom       
 Oh, Sinner Man       
 Old Abe Lincoln       
 Peter, Go Ring Them Bells       
 Plenty Good Room       
 Poor Rosy       
 Rise Up, Shepherd       
 Rock-a My Soul       
 Roll, Jordan, Roll       
 Sit Down, Sister       
 Somebody's Calling My Name       
 Somebody's Knocking at Your Door       
 Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child       
 Steal Away       
 Swing Low Sweet Chariot Theme       
 Swing Low, Sweet Chariot       
 That Lonesome Valley       
 The Battle Cry of Freedom       
 This Little Light of Mine       
 Wayfarin' Stranger       
 Were You There?       
 When I Get Home       
 When the Bridgegroom Comes       
 
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