So You Want to Sing Spirituals: Extras

 

 

Below is supplemental content accompanying the upcoming book, So You Want to Sing Spirituals.

Composer Biographies

Composers Brief Biographies

Short biographies, with score and recordings information, of composers of concert spirituals for solo voice

Appendices

Appendix 1 – Recommended Recordings

Selection of recordings recommended for those beginning a collection of concert spirituals for solo voice

Appendix 2 – Concert Spiritual Singers and Their Recordings

Sample of singers, arranged by voice type, and their recordings of concert spirituals

Appendix 3 – Spirituals in Musical Anthologies

Availability of Spiritual Music Scores: print publishers, online databases and publishers, self-publishing composers, online resellers

Selected Musical Scores: compilations containing concert spirituals for solo voice

Appendix 4 – Song Literature Classification

Concert spirituals classified by category with scriptural reference(s) and entry in musical anthologies

Appendix 5 – Relevant Resources

Resources specifically about Negro spirituals or that reference performers, composers or other information related to spirituals.