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Death shall not destroy my comfort
No. 2 of Four American Folk Hymns
By Various

Mixed Choir (SATB) & Piano Duet (Full orchestra: Chamber orchestra: 3 tpt, 3 solo violins, 2 solo violas, str)
No. 2 of Four American Folk Hymns. Composed by Various. Arranged by Mack Wilberg. Sacred choral - mixed voices. Sacred. Vocal score. 16 pages. Duration 6'. Oxford University Press #9780193860513. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193860513).

Item Number: OU.9780193860513

ISBN 9780193860513.

For SATB and piano (4 hands) or chamber or full orchestra. This is No. 2 of Four American Folk Hymns which draw on the rich folk traditions of New England and rural Southern United States. Mack Wilberg has taken a low-key approach in his arrangements allowing the pure folk flavour to shine through. Orchestral material is available on hire from the publisher.

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  • October 29, 2005 Sing this when I die

    I love this arrangement! I have never had the chance to perform it (I hope to some day), but I assume it is typical of other Wilberg arrangements--best done with a large, talented choir. The haunting minor key and rejoicing lyrics combine (and clash a little) to create a...

    beautiful, bittersweet musical painting.

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