Deep River

This deeply powerful African-American Spiritual has become one of the most recognized and beloved songs in American culture. This arrangement stays true to the spirit of Henry T. Burleigh’s famous setting while contributing a few new ideas. An arrangement for voice and piano is also available.


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DATE

2015

DURATION

3 minutes

INSTRUMENTATION

Flute
Piano

ALTERNATE INSTRUMENTATION

Violin
Piano

PREMIERE

November 16, 2014
Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, PA
Niles Watson (fl.), Bryan Anderson (pno.)

ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCES

January 11, 2015
Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, PA
Zoe Martin-Doike (vln.), Alma Zensen (org.)

RECORDING

Coming Soon