Music © 1964 Estate of Margaret Bonds, admin. GIA. Published in 2021 by GIA Publications, Inc.
Item #: G-10355 Status: Available
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Vocal Forces: SATB
Text Source: Based on "He Never Said a Mumblin' Word," Negro spiritual
Music Source: Based on "He Never Said a Mumblin' Word," Negro spiritual, arr. Margaret Bonds, 1913–1972, ed. Frederick Binkholder
Difficulty Level: E/M
This arrangement is part of Margaret Bonds’ cantata Simon Bore the Cross which pulls into sharp focus individuals of African descent who were integral components of the gospel story: King Balthazar and Simon of Cyrene. Dynamic and powerful, this piece is based on the Negro spiritual "He Never Said a Mumblin' Word."
Categories: African American, Choral/Vocal
Liturgical: Good Friday
Number of Pages: 16