Sometimes I feel like a motherless child

Sometimes I feel like a motherless child : No. 3 of Three Spirituals

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for SATB unaccompanied Number 3 of Three Spirituals. In this haunting and plaintive setting of the classic spiritual, Warren creatively evokes a stark tone of loneliness and despair with descending chromatic inner voices in the opening. What follows is a rich, reflective harmonic texture filled with chromatic surprises. The traditional melody is passed between voices and gently supported in the vocal accompaniment. This beautiful music will add depth to concerts and church services.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 8 pages
  • 175 x 267 x 1mm | 17g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • 0193870207
  • 9780193870208
  • 1,983,674

Review quote

'this well-crafted set of piece would, with practice, no doubt prove a satisfying sing. Esther Jones. Church Music Quarterly, June 08show more

About K. Scott Warren

K. Scott Warren is an organist, pianist, composer, and conductor, and has extensive experience in the field of liturgical music. He has held several church and synagogue positions in New York City, and is currently serving as Interim Director of Music at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in midtown Manhattan, and Co-Organist at Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York. Warren, a native of Dallas, Texas, is a graduate of the University of North Texas.show more