Go Tell It on
Ezekiel Saw the
O, Mary Don't
Directors may choose to perform these
stand-alone works or as a set. Siltman provides a musical ending for each individual work, as well as modulatory sections bween the spirituals when selected as a trilogy.
If you want to view and hear the music as
it is engraved on the print copy, please see the
Spiritual Trilogy as Engraved (in this online copy, there is only one system
per page. The print copy will have two or more systems to the page as one
finds with almost all printed choral music.
These pieces were written with
early-adolescent all-boys choruses in mind, but the
three-part variable voicing charts
indicates how to use the piece with different age groups and voicings.
Music and Text: African-American Spirituals
Arranger: Bob Siltman
Voicing: Three-part Variable
Cambiata Press Catalog numbers:
Go Tell It on the Mountain
Ezekiel Saw the Wheel S210217
O, Mary Don't You Weep S210218
Spiritual Trilogy (all three) S980148