Wade in the Water

Text Author: Rob Glover

Arranger: Rob Glover

Verse Words and Arr. © 2015 GIA.

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Item #: G-8700     Status: Available

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Vocal Forces: SATB, Assembly

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Guitar: Yes

Separate Instruments: Flute, B-flat Clarinet, Trumpet I in B-flat: Trumpet I in C, Trumpet II in B-flat, Trumpet II in C, Horn in F, Trombone I, Trombone II, Double Bass, Bass Guitar, Guitar, 3 or 5 octaves Handbells

Text Source: African American spiritual; Vv. Rob Glover

Music Source: African American spiritual

Series: Choral

Difficulty Level: E/M


Bring new life to your congregation’s sung prayer with this bluesy arrangement of the cherished spiritual. “Wade in the Water” will provide a new, energetic option for the sprinkling rite at Sunday Mass. Flexibly written for cantor and assembly or full choir (accompanied or a cappella).

The Double Bass/Bass Guitar parts are optional.

Categories: Choral Vocal

Rites: Baptism, Sprinkling Rite

Number of Pages: 16

Language: English

Format: Octavo