Poor Wayfarin’ Stranger

for SATB choir, piano, and optional trumpet

This beloved folk tune has been arranged with optional, muted trumpet (the timbre adds to the mood of the piece). The piano accompaniment expands the 4-part harmony of the choir to suggest more contemporary harmony with a few jazz chords. It’s not overdone, however; “Poor Wayfarin’ Stranger” is still a traditional, compelling portrait of a forlorn, weary traveler.

SKU: JDM-004 Categories: , Instrumentation:
Duration:1-5 Minutes
Language:English
Voicing:SATB

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