johnny has gone for a soldier (ssaa)


  • Catalog ID: W-01
  • First Line: there is sat on butternut hill...
  • Composer: Ron Jeffers
  • Voicing: ssaa
  • Accompaniment: a cappella
  • Language: English
  • Country: United States
  • Score: View Score
  • Sound: Listen


This SSA version of one of the most haunting of America’s soldiers’ songs tells of one of the brave young men who has left his sweetheart and “gone for a soldier.”

A performance of this piece by Louisiana State University Women’s Ensemble can be seen here: