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15/2253H Performance/Accompaniment CD (99/2119H) $1.85

Keep Your
Lamps!
Victor C. Johnson

Three-part
Mixed/
SAB Edition

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Keep Your Lamps! 3


Three-part Mixed/SAB Chorus and Piano*

Trad., alt. Traditional Spiritual


Arranged by Victor C. Johnson
Part III

Ranges: Part I Part II
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Duration: approx. 2:00
*Also available: SSA (15/2237H); TTB (15/2238H); Performance/Accompaniment CD (99/2119H)

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10

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9 780893 286521

Compositions by Victor C. Johnson


Title SATB TTB SSA 3-pt Mixed Two-part

African Noel 15/1244H 15/1560H 15/1240H 15/2179H


Boats Sail on the Rivers 15/2033H
Deo Dicamus Gratias 15/1773H 15/2127H 15/2126H 15/1782H 15/2163H
Durmete, Nio 15/2242H 15/2243H 15/2256H 15/2264H
A Joyful Noel 15/1771H 15/1772H 15/1781H 15/1859H
Kang Ding Flower Song 15/1827H
Keep Your Lamps 15/2238H 15/2237H 15/2253H
Lovers Love the Spring* 15/1214H
Mary Had a Baby 15/1377H
Music, When Soft Voices Die 15/2213H
My Hearts in the Highlands 15/2039H
Poor Wayfaring Stranger 15/1449H
Processional Alleluia 15/2246H
Sanctus 15/2241H 15/2255H
Set Me as a Seal 15/1664H
Song of Freedom 15/2235H 15/2254H
Sourwood Mountain 15/2064H
Think on Me 15/1766H 15/1847H
Waters Ripple and Flow 15/1451H
We are the Music Makers 15/1562H

* Title available in archive edition

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