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Works for Voice(s) and Piano OR Voice(s) and Ensemble

IMPORTANT NOTES: Operatic arias for all vocal ranges are available for $20.00/each, even though they are not listed here.
When requesting arias from the operas, be sure to give range, and whether duets or solo vocal pieces, or both, are desired.
There are about 2-3 arias for each vocal range, and there are several arias for tenor and soprano.

Prices are for scores only unless otherwise noted. If price is for score only, call about purchase or parts or rental.

Due to the frequent violation of copyright laws, there are NO RETURNS ON SHEET MUSIC ORDERS.



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William Grant Still: SPIRITUALS FOR GUITAR AND VOICE COLLECTIONS
NEW! Voice and Guitar

These two collections include these popular Spirituals for guitar and voice:

VOLUME I:
  a) All God's Chillun Got Shoes,
  b) Camp Meetin',
  c) Gwinter Sing All Along De Way,
  d) Keep Me F'om Sinkin' Down, and
  e) Lawd, Ah Wants to be a Christian.

VOLUME II:
  a) Great Day,
  b) Ah got a Home In-a Dat Rock,
  c) Peter, Go Ring Dem Bells,
  d) Didn't Ma Lawd Deliver Daniel?,
  e) Mah Lawd Says He's Gonna Rain Down Fiah.
Volume I   Price:   $19.95
Volume II   Price:   $19.95

William Grant Still: AN ART SONG COLLECTION
Vocal Collection

* NEW REVISED EDITION *
Ten of Still's songs, for medium low, medium high and high voices, including the popular song, ALL THAT I AM. Edited and with an introduction by Dr. Rosephanye Powell.

Publisher: WGSM.
Price:   $29.95

William Grant Still: ARIAS, DUETS AND SCENES
Vocal Collection

A three-volume set compiled and edited by Beverly Soll.

Volume I: Arias for Soprano and Mezzo Soprano
Volume II: Duets for Tenor, Baritone, and Bass
Volume III: Duets and Scenes

See "Arias, Duets and Scenes" section of this website for individual works included in each volume.

Publisher: WGSM.
Volume I   Price:   $18.50
Volume II   Price:   $18.50
Volume III   Price:   $28.95
Three-Volume Set   Price:   $65.95

All That I Am
Voices and Organ

An original hymn by Still. For SATB and organ. A version of this piece is also available for chorus and orchestra as arranged by Ray Anthony Delia.

Duration: 2 min.s,  Publisher: Cambria.
SATB / dozen   Price:   $15.00

And They Lynched Him on a Tree
Voices and Piano

For piano, narrator, cont. soloist, SATB, piano-vocal scores. Orchestral accompaniment is also available.

Duration: 17:24 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM. ( Call WGSM for rental price. )
Set of 10 Scores (SATB)   Price:   $69.00

Arkansas
Voice and Piano

For solo voice and piano.

Duration: 3 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score (SATB)   Price:   $8.90

Ave Maria ( from the opera Costaso )
Voices and Ensemble

Instrumentation: tenor, baritone, pno, fl., 2 clars., bass., str. quartet.

Publisher: WGSM.
Score and parts   Price:   $68.00

The Awful Truth
Vocal Music

This work is missing from the archives.

Ballad ( from the opera Costaso )
Voice and Ensemble

Instrumentation: tenor, pno, fl., clar., bass., str. quartet.

Publisher: WGSM.
Score and parts   Price:   $68.00

Bayou Home
Voice and Piano

Duration: 3 min.s,   Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $9.90

The Breath of a Rose
Voice and Piano

Published in the book, Romantic American Art Songs, by G. Schirmer.

( Price is for the entire book. Order #TSI-V511-14039. )

Duration: 5 min.s,  Publisher: Hal Leonard.
Book   Price:   $29.95

Brown Baby
Voice and Piano

Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $8.90

Caribbean Melodies
Voices and Ensemble

For SATBB, dancers, 6 soloists ( 2 sop., mezzo, cont., ten., bar. ), drums, tom-toms, vegetable grater, rattle, pno.

Duration: 60 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $35.00

Caribbean Suite
Voices and Ensemble

An arrangement of Carribean Melodies for solo voices, steel pans, percussion, and piano, with dancers ad libitum by Vivian Taylor.

Publisher: WGSM.
Score and Parts   Price:   $75.50

Carry Him Along
Voices and Piano

For SATB, piano, sop., ten., soloists.

Publisher: Tritone / Presser.
Per Dozen, P-V Scores   Price:   $19.95

Christmas in the Western World
Voices and Piano

( Also titled "Las Pascuas." )

a) A Maiden was Adoring God, the Lord,
b) Ven, Nino Divino,
c) Aguinaldo,
d) Jesous Ahatonhia,
e) Tell Me, Shepherdess,
f) De Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy,
g) Los Reyes Magos,
h) La Pinata,
i) Glad Christmas Bells,
j) Sing, Shout, Tell the Story!

For mixed chorus, piano and string quartet. An arrangement of this work is also available for string orchestra and piano.

Duration: 23 min.s.

CONTACT PEER MUSIC FOR PURCHASE. ( If you experience any difficulties in obtaining this sheet music from Peer Music, please contact us at WGS Music and we will provide it for you. )

Citadel
Voice and Piano

For sop. and piano, or string orchestra, pno. and sop.

Duration: 2 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $18.95
Orchestra Score   Price:   $18.95

Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit
Voices and Piano

For medium voice and piano, or SATB and piano ( either Eb or F-major ).

A version for SAB is available from Tritone / Presser. Also available for medium solo voice from Galaxy Publishers.

Duration: 2 min.s,  Publisher: EC Schirmer.
Per Dozen, P-V Score   Price:   $15.00

Four Octavo Songs
Voices and Piano

a) Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit,
b) The Blind Man,
c) Toward Distant Shores,
d) Where Shall I Be? For SATB, mixed voices.

"The Blind Man" and "Ev'ry Time" are also available for SSA.
Presser order #s: 392-00340, 392-00306, 392-00305, 392-00311, 392-00331, 392-00333.

Duration: 10 min.s,  Publisher: Tritone / Presser.
P-V Score(s)   Price:   $75.00 Per Dozen (all 4 songs)
Song   Price:   $15.00 Per Dozen (1 song)
Select Song:  

From the Hearts of Women
Voice and Piano

a) Little Mother,
b) Coquette,
c) Midtide,
d) Bereft.

For sop. and piano. Versions of this piece are also available for string orchestra, hp., sop.; or, fl., ob., pno., quartet and sop.; or 2 hps., fl. or clar.

Duration: 9 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $19.95
Set_of_Parts   Price:   $68.00

God's Goin' to Set This World on Fire
Voice(s) and Piano

A song in the textbook, Exploring Music, for young people. For solo voice and piano, or SAT. [ SATB version also available from Tritone/Presser. ]

Duration: 1 min.,  Publisher: Tritone / Presser.
Per Dozen, P-V Score   Price:   $15.00

Glory to the Newborn King
Voices and Piano

An excerpt from an early version of CHRISTMAS IN THE WESTERN WORLD. For SATB, piano, and string orchestra.

Publisher: WGSM.
Set of Parts   Price:   $35.90
P-V Score   Price:   $17.95  Per Dozen

Golden Days
Voice and Piano OR Voice and Ensemble

An aria from the opera, COSTASO. For sop. and piano; or, string orch., hp. and sop.; or, string quartet, hp., and sop.

Publisher: WGSM.
Score and Parts   Price:   $39.95

Grief
Voice and Piano

Published in the book, Romantic American Art Songs, by G. Schirmer. For sop. voice and piano.
( Price quoted is for the entire collection. Order #TSI-V511-14039 ).

**Important Notice**
Singers who have sung Still's song, GRIEF, from the Hal Leonard publication must be informed that there are two corrections for that publication. First, the last note of the song should be the same as the one before it, and, second, the title that William Grant Still wanted for the piece was not "Grief," but "Weeping Angel."

Duration: 3 min.s,  Publisher: Hal Leonard.
Book   Price:   $35.00

Gwinter Sing All Along De Way
Voices and Piano

For SATB.  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $21.00 Per Dozen

Here's One
Voice(s) and Piano

For mezzo and piano, or SATB and piano.
Versions of this piece are also available for fl., pno. and quartet; for medium voice and piano; for violin and piano.

Versions for voice and piano published by Tritone / Presser. ( Presser order #322-40037. )

Duration: 4 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM, Tritone / Presser.
SATB P-V Score   Price:   $19.95   Per Dozen
Solo-Vocal P-V Scores   Price:   $12.95

Hiking Song
Voices and Piano

Possibly published in the New Music Horizons Series; this work is missing from WGSM archives. Probably for solo voice and piano.

Publisher: Silver Burdett.

I Feel Like My Time Ain't Long
Voices and Piano

For SATB and piano, a capella. ( Presser order #312-40304. )

Duration: 3 min.s,  Publisher: Tritone / Presser.
P-V Score   Price:   $16.25 Per Dozen

I Feel Like My Time Ain't Long
Voice and Recorder Ensemble

For solo voice and recorder ensemble. Edited and arranged by Donald C. Wold. Ph.D. The price of this work includes score and all parts, including voice.

Instrumentation: soprano, alto, tenor, bass, great bass recorder, and tom-tom. [ See also "Sheet Music Collections" to purchase all recorder arrangements. ]
Score and parts, including vocal part   Price:   $19.95

I'm Gonna Tell What Ma Lawd Has Done
Voices and Piano

The Spiritual from the ballet, LENOX AVENUE. For SSATBB and piano.

Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $24.00 Per Dozen

Is There Anybody Here?
Voices and Piano

For SATB and piano. ( Presser order #312-40305 ).

Duration: 3 min.s,  Publisher: Tritone / Presser.
P-V Score   Price:   $16.25 Per Dozen

Keep Me From Sinkin Down
Voices and Piano

For SATB and piano.  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $21.00 Per Dozen

Lament
Voices and Piano

In the American Music Horizons book, part of the New Music Horizons Series. For womens trio and piano.

Duration: 3 min.s,  Publisher: Silver Burdett.
P-V Score   Price:   $15.00 Per Dozen

Lift Every Voice and Sing
Voices and Ensemble

The Afro-American National Anthem as arranged by Still. For voices, fl., pno., str.

Publisher: WGSM.
Score and Parts   Price:   $30.20

Little David, Play on Your Harp
Voices and Piano

For SSATB and piano.  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $21.00 Per Dozen

March Finale
Vocal Music

This work is missing from the archives.

Memphis Man
Voice and Piano

For solo voice and piano.  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $8.90

Men of the Army
Voice and Piano

For solo voice and piano.  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $8.90

Minorities and Majorities
Voices and Piano

For SATB, mixed voices, and piano.

Duration: 2 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $21.00 Per Dozen

Mississippi
Voice(s) and Piano

For voice and piano.

Duration: 3 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $8.90

My Brother American
Voice(s) and Piano

For voice or voices and piano.

Duration: 2 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $3.95

No Matter What You Do
Voice and Piano (?)

This work is missing from the archives.

Oh Daddy Blues
Voice and Piano (?)

A song by Will Russell and Ed Herbert, arranged by Still.

Publisher: WGSM.   ( Inquire about availability and price. )

Only Angels Have Wings
Voice and Piano (?)

This work is missing from the archives.

Plain Chant for America
Voice and Piano OR Voices and Orchestra

For bar. soloist and piano; or, for bar. and orch.; or, for SATB, mixed chorus, and orchestra.

Duration: 10 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM.
SATB score   Price:   $20.00  for 5
Solo vocal score   Price:   $19.95

A Psalm for the Living
Voice and Piano

For SATB and piano. A version of this piece is also available for chorus and orchestra.

Duration: 10 min.s,  Publisher: Bourne.
P-V Score   Price:   $4.25

Rhapsody
Voice and Piano

a) Pastorale,
b) Romance,
c) Lullaby,
d) Paean. For coloratura sop. and piano.

A version for soprano ( in A-major ) with strings and piano is available, as edited by Louise Toppin.
Versions of this piece are also available for sop. and orch., or chorus and piano.

Duration: 15 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM.
Sop P-V Score   Price:   $19.95
P-V Choral Scores   Price:   $35.00 Per Dozen

Rising Tide
Voices and Piano

This work is also called SONG OF A CITY or VICTORY TIDE. For SSATBB or SATBB. Versions of this piece are available for solo voice and piano, or chorus and orchestra.

Duration: 3 min.s,  Publisher: MCA.
Solo Vocal Score   Price:   $19.95
P-V Choral Scores   Price:   $25.00 Per Dozen

Sinner, Please Don't Let This Harvest Pass
Voice(s) and Piano

For solo voice, or voices, and piano. Also available for male a capella quartet; or sax. quartet.

Duration: 3 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $16.95 Per Dozen

Sinner, Please Don't Let This Harvest Pass
Voice and Recorder Ensemble

For solo voice and recorder ensemble. Edited and arranged by Donald C. Wold. Ph.D. The price of this work includes score and all parts, including voice.

Instrumentation: soprano, alto, tenor, bass, and great bass recorder.

[ See also "Sheet Music Collections" to purchase all recorder arrangements. ]
Score and parts, including voice   Price:   $16.95

Sipping Cider Through a Straw
Voices and Piano

For SAT and piano.  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $21.00 Per Dozen

Song For The Lonely
Voice and Piano

For sop., or mezzo-sop., and piano. Versions of this piece are also available for sop., or mezzo, quartet and piano; or hp. and mezzo; or soloist and orchestra.

Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $15.20

Song For The Valiant
Voice and Piano

For sop. and piano. Versions of this piece are also available for solo voice and orchestra, and low voice (Eb) and orchestra.

Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $15.20

Song of the Hunter
Voices and Piano

From the school textbook, Exploring Music, for young people. For SAT, or voices and piano.

Duration: 1 min.,  Publisher: WGSM, Holt Rinehart.
P-V Score   Price:   $21.00 Per Dozen

Songs of Separation
Voice and Piano

a) Idolatry,
b) Poeme,
c) Parted,
d) If You Should Go,
e) A Black Pierrot.

For soprano and piano, or mezzo and piano, or baritone and piano. Arrangements of this piece are also available for mezzo and hp.; or mezzo and orch.; or quartet, pno., and voice; or orch. and voice.

Duration: 12 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $21.95
Select Voice:  

Steal Away to Jesus
Voices and Piano

For SSATB, sop. soloist and piano.  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $21.00 Per Dozen

Swanee River for Choir
Voices and Piano

An arrangement of Still's version of SWANEE RIVER by Dana Paul Perna. For 6-part choir a capella or with piano, SSATBB.

Duration: 2:56 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $21.00 Per Dozen

Those Who Wait
Voices and Orchestra

For SSATBB, ba. soloist and orchestra.

Duration: 10 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM.
Conductor's and choral scores   Price:   $37.60

Three Rhythmic Spirituals
Voices and Piano

a) Lord, I Looked Down the Road,
b) Hard Trials,
c) Holy Spirit, Don't You Leave Me.

For SATB, sop. and ten. soloists, and piano. A version of Hard Trials is also available for sop. soloist, or mezzo soloist, str. quartet and pno.; or for sop. or mezzo and str. quintet (2 v., vio., ce., ba.).

Duration: 9 min.s,  Publisher: Bourne.

Also available for chorus and orchestra, or solo voice and orchestra. (See "Orchestra with Soloist(s) or Chorus")
P-V Score   Price:   $21.95 Per Dozen
Select Song:  

Toward Distant Shores
Voices and Piano

See FOUR OCTAVO SONGS.

Twelve Negro Spirituals
Voice and Piano

Collection includes:
a) I Got a Home in-a Dat Rock,
b) All Gods Chillun Got Shoes,
c) Camp Meetin',
d) Didn't Ma Lawd Deliver Daniel?,
e) Good News,
f) Great Day,
g) Gwinter Sing All Along de Way,
h) Keep Me from Sinkin' Down,
i) Listen to the Lambs,
j) Lawd, I Wants to be a Christian,
k) Mah Lawd Says He's Goin' to Rain Down Fiah,
l) Peter, Go Ring Dem Bells.

For solo voice and piano. Songs d, e, k, and j are sold singly as well, and g, h, and j are also available for SATB and piano.

Duration: 25 min.s,  Publisher: Handy Bros. / WGSM.
Price:   $42.50 ( formerly two volumes )

Up There
Voices and Piano

From the school text, World Music Horizons, part of the New Music Horizons Series for youngsters. For solo voice and piano.

Duration: 1:50 min.s,  Publisher: Silver Burdett.
P-V Score   Price:   $15.00 Per Dozen

Victory Tide
Voices and Piano

This work also called RISING TIDE and SONG OF A CITY. For SATB or TTBB.
An orchestration for band is also available.

Duration: 3 min.s,  Publisher: MCA.
P-V Score   Price:   $21.00 Per Dozen

The Voice of the Lord
Voices and Organ

First published in the anthology, Synagogue Music by Contemporary Composers. For SATB, mixed chorus, ten. soloist and organ.

Duration: 5 min.s,  Publisher: M. Witmark.
Ten Organ-Vocal Scores   Price:   $30.50

Wailing Woman
Voices and Orchestra

For chorus, sop. soloist and orchestra.

Duration: 9:12 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM. ( Call WGSM for rental of parts. )
Conductor's Score   Price:   $22.50

Were You There?
Voices and Piano

An arrangement by Paul Hamill and Still. For SATB and piano. [ Part of "The Passion Gospel According to Matthew" published by Tritone/Tenuto. ]

Publisher: Tritone / Presser.
P-V Score   Price:   $19.85 Per Dozen

We Sang Our Songs
Voices and Piano

For SATB and piano. An arrangement (TTBB) for men's chorus by Doug Boyer is available from Tritone / Presser.

Duration: 3 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM, Tritone / Presser.
P-V Score   Price:   $22.50 Per Dozen

Where Shall I Be?
Voices and Piano

For SATB and piano, or SSATB and piano. Versions of this piece are also available for organ, and for chamber group, under the title "Little Folk Suite" for Brass Quintet. Version for SAB from Tritone / Presser ( Order #392-00333 ).

Publisher: Tritone / Presser.
P-V Score   Price:   $16.95 Per Dozen

Winter's Approach
Voice and Piano

For sop. and piano. Published in the book, Romantic American Art Songs, by G. Schirmer. ( Price quoted is for the entire book. Order #T1S-V511-14039. )

Duration: 3 min.s,  Publisher: Hal Leonard.
Book   Price:   $35.00

Your World
Voices and Piano

From the textbook, The Magic of Music. For SSA and piano.

Duration: 3 min.s,  Publisher: WGSM.
P-V Score   Price:   $21.00 Per Dozen

Your World
Voice and Recorder Ensemble

For solo voice and recorder ensemble. Edited and arranged by Donald C. Wold. Ph.D. The price of this work includes score and all parts, including voice.

Instrumentation: soprano, alto, tenor, bass, and great bass recorder. [ See also "Sheet Music Collections" to purchase all recorder arrangements. ]
Score and parts, including voice   Price:   $19.95