Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child (Brass Quintet )

Composer
Traditional Spiritual. Arr :- Johnny Jones.
Arranger
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
3 minutes
Instrumentation
Brass quintet
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"Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child" is a traditional Negro Spiritual. The song dates back to the era of slavery in the United States, when it was common practice to sell children of slaves from their parents.

The song is clearly an expression of anguish and despair as it conveys the hopelessness of a child who has lost its mother.

It has been recorded by many notable artists. Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, and the trumpeter WYNTON MARSALIS, to name just a few.

Also arranged as a Trumpet, or Trombone, solo with piano accompaniment; nd, as a Trumpet, or Trombone solo with String Orchestra accompaniment. Please see my webpage.

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