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CoverFollow the Drinking Gourd [level: Medium]
arr. Vicente Chavarria: Bio and other works | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1319 | duration: 4:40 | price: $2.15
accompaniment: a cappella, drum

This action-packed arrangement of the popular folk song will be a concert favorite. A middle section labeled Allegro energico is loaded with rhythmic interest. After building to a dramatic climax, we are treated to an equally dramatic fade-out ending. Audiences will love this.

performance by: Sounds of Bear Creek, Bear Creek High School - Nathan Payant, conductor [© all rights reserved]

Order CLICK HERE: See and Hear the Complete Score or download a perusal copy: HERE

CLICK HERE: Read the Text or Poem
Follow the drinking gourd,
follow the drinking gourd
For the old man is a-waitin’
to carry you to freedom. Follow the drinking gourd.

When the sun comes back
and the first quail calls
follow the drinking gourd.
For the old man is a-waitin’ for
to carry you to freedom
if you follow the drinking gourd.

Now the river bank makes
a mighty good road.
The dead trees will show you the way.
Left foot, peg foot, travelin’ on
Follow the drinking gourd.

Now the river ends
between two hills.
Follow the drinking gourd.
Oh there’s another river on the other side,
oh you must follow the drinking gourd.

Where the great big river
meets the little river,
Follow the drinking gourd.
For the old man is a-waitin’ for to carry you to freedom
if you follow the drinking gourd.

CLICK HERE: Choral Tracks (Practice made simple)

Follow the Drinking Gourd choral track bundle contains a part dominant track for each voice part, a balanced voices track, and an accompaniment track if the work is not a cappella (the accompaniment is also included with the part dominant and balanced voices track). Get more information and listen to samples HERE. Please note that the choral score is not included in the bundle and needs to be ordered separately.

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