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Kum ba yah

SATB; Accompanied

This moving and prayerful arrangement of the well-known traditional song was written in memory of Nelson Mandela. Rutter treats the melody in simple yet varied ways, with a mixture of unison and four-part choral textures, into which the organ is gently interwoven. The piece reaches a dynamic and emotional peak in the fourth and final verse, before a quiet and reflective ending.

For SATB and organ

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Duration: 2 minutes
Difficulty: Very Easy
Published: 08 May 2014
ISBN: 9780193403666

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