Performance Insights

This Train

(click voicing to view and hear online)

Two-part     Three-part


This Train is an American folk song associated with the African-American spiritual and the county-gospel genre. 


This is one of Bob Siltman's most popular arrangements and is available in a two-part setting and a three-part setting.  


Two part voicing: Treb/Cambiata I, Cambiata II/Baritone

Three-part voicing: CCB.


The piece may be used with mixed groups as well.  See the two-part or three-part variable voicing chart.


Text and Music: American Folk Song

Arranger: Bob Siltman

Piano Score: Tom Stokes

Voicing: Two-part Variable with Piano (CP Catalog #U1106207)

VoicingL Three-part Variable with Piano (CP Catalog #U978114)


This work is available in E-Print.

Please remember the copyright law.

It is illegal to purchase a single oactavo, then photocopy it.

Order hard-copy scores from your favorite music distributor, J.S.Pepper, Inc. or directly from Cambatia Press.




When you click the voicing of this song you will be able to access an engraved copy of the piece.  When the new page appears, if you haven't already downloaded the scorch plug-in, you will be asked to do so. This plug-in gives you access to all the scores on the Cambiata Press website.  After the music appears on your screen, there are TWO WAYS to view and hear it:

1.  Click the "play" icon and you will hear the piece played electronically, and as it plays, the cursor will lead your vision through the piece.


2.  Click the "Hear Choir Audio" link (upper right hand corner) to hear a choral ensemble sing the piece.  Use the Sibelius "page" icon to move the pages of the engraved copy manually as you listen.  Do not click the "play" icon while the ensemble is singing or you will hear both renditions simultaneously. 


Performed by the UCA Cambiata Chamber Chorale,

Don L. Collins, Director

 The choral rendition is the three-part arrangement.







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