ain’t no grave (satb) sign language dvd


  • Catalog ID: S-249DVD
  • First Line: ain't no grave can hold my body down
  • Composer: Caldwell & Ivory
  • Score: View Score
  • Sound: Listen


This is the sign language  DVD for Paul Caldwell and Sean Ivory’s piece.  Sign language is provided by Julie Colton. Performance of  the piece is by Eastern Oregon University choir conducted by Peter Wordelman.

Sign language is taught for the refrain only (sign by sign for three of the four lines of the refrain).  Sign language is shown for the entire piece in performance  and is done by the sign language interpreter. 

The purpose of this DVD is to show how one choir used sign language to enhance the meaning of the music.  It is for demonstration purposes only.  This is not meant to be a tool to teach the sign language for the entire piece.  Choirs should seek out their own ASL interpreters for more instruction.