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Lift Every Voice And Sing

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Lift Every Voice And Sing

From Plank Road Publishing

James Weldon Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson, arr. Paul Jennings

This powerful song was written by James Weldon Johnson and his brother J. Rosamond Johnson for the celebration of Abraham Lincoln's birthday in 1900 and has become known as The Black National Anthem. It was originally performed by children at its premiere in Jacksonville, Florida. James was a respected poet who eventually went on to become one of the founders of the NAACP, and Rosamond had later success as a composer of music for Broadway. This arrangement is set rather traditionally, and the orchestration is meant to sound as if it were a turn-of-the-century theater orchestra, complete with a richly recorded string section. To the best of our knowledge, it is the only setting of this tune available with Performance/Accompaniment recording. (from Music K-8, Vol. 11, No. 3)

About the Downloadable OptionThe downloadable version contains all the components the print version would, but in electronic format. Files may be quite large: A high-speed connection is recommended. Questions? Click to open the Download Help page in a new window.

About the Convenience Combo KitThe Convenience Combo Kit includes both the Kit with CD and the Downloadable Kit.

About the Audio RecordingsAudio recordings contain full performance and accompaniment only (instrumental) tracks.

Prod. #
Product Description
Price
Qty
SK-486G
Lift Every Voice And Sing - Kit with CD
$16.95
SK-487G
Lift Every Voice And Sing - Downloadable Kit
Downloadable PDFs and Performance/Accompaniment MP3s: 5.8MB
$14.95
SK-489G
Lift Every Voice And Sing - Convenience Combo Kit (kit w/CD & download)
Downloadable component is 5.8MB
$18.95

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