John Rutter’s arrangement of this popular Christmas-themed African-American spiritual is lively and joyful, with a hillbilly flavour and a hint of bluegrass fiddle.
Conductor’s scores and instrumental parts are available on sale and to hire/rent at the OUP link below.
Orchestration: 2fl, 2ob, 2cl, 2bsn, 2hn, perc (1 player, glock + xylo), opt. timp, opt. pno, hp, str