A harmonized adaptation of the African-American spiritual, sourced from the African American Heritage Hymnal. Features optional three-part harmony, suggested chord symbols for any accompanying instruments, and first-verse lyrics.
(Among many others, versions of this song have been performed and recorded by the likes of the Fisk Jubilee Singers, Pat Boone, Charlie Haden & Hank Jones, Mahalia Jackson & Nat King Cole, and the U.S. Naval Academy Men’s Glee Club.)
Click on the following link for a free PDF of the sheet music:
A Sibelius-generated audio sample imitating the arrangement played on the Highland pipes (with 2nd- and 3rd-part harmonies arriving halfway through):
And another imitating the arrangement played on the Scottish smallpipes in A (again, with 2nd- and 3rd-part harmonies arriving halfway through):