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Were you there? American Spiritual melody arr. Stephen Barker (b. 1977)

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Molto lento e expressivo (q = 52)

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Were you there?  

A straightforward arrangement of the American Spiritual melody. Mostly in unison, it has a short two part bridge passage between the second...

Were you there?  

A straightforward arrangement of the American Spiritual melody. Mostly in unison, it has a short two part bridge passage between the second...

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