Go Down, Moses: Tracing the Roots of the African-American Spiritual
Tracing the history of the African-American spiritual, this disc includes early call-and-response and “Dr.Watt’s” style hymns, classic settings by the Fisk Jubilee Singers, and virtuosic contemporary arrangements by Moses Hogan, Jester Hairston, Peter Saltzman, and others.
- Dodie Morris
- Kathleen O’Brien Dietz
- Deborah Guscott
- Amy Pickering
- Cary Lovett
- Trevor Mitchell
- Matt Greenberg
- Aaron Johnson
- Jonathan Miller
This collection of 16 African-American spirituals is wonderful, boasting technical prowess tempered with the expressive emotionalism inherent in the genre. … an informative and entertaining overview of the spiritual style.
Chicago a cappella Records CAC2004
Running time: 59:33
Includes 16-page booklet with historical notes