Place Published: [New York]
Publisher: G. SCHIRMER, INC., [nd]
Date Published: 
Binding: Soft Cover
A RELIGIOUS CHARACTERISTIC IN THE FORM OF AN ANTHEM FOR EIGHT PART CHORUS OF MIXED VOICES. Written by Nathaniel Dett
260cm x 175cm ; Sheet music. 8 pages. Self cover.
Circa 1914. Previous owner name (Shott) written in top left. Very good condition
Nathaniel Dett was born in a community of fugitive slaves in Niagara Falls, Ontario, earned a Bachelor of Music degree at Oberlin Conservatory and continued his studies at Columbia, Pennsylvania and Harvard. He toured as a concert pianist, composed and arranged, and was music director at Hampton Institute.
Nathaniel Dett entered his Listen to the lambs in the contest sponsored by the Music School Settlement of New York. First prize went to Carl Diton for his piano suite of spirituals. Dett’s work was given the second prize. quoted from Prof. De Lerma online.
Very Good. Item #1736