ain't no grave (ssa)
Catalog ID: S-243
First Line: ain't no grave can hold my body down
Composer: caldwell & ivory
Language: english, sacred
Country: united states
Series: anton armstrong choral series
Other: 2006, cd-07
This piece, written by Paul Caldwell and Sean Ivory, grew out of a traditional refrain which seems to have been popular with gospel singers in the American South in the first half of the twentieth century.
An optimal performance will make extensive use of American Sign Language. A DVD teaching the sign language is available. This piece is also available in satb.
There is a recording of the ssa version of the piece on CD-07.