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Five American Gospel Songs

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Luigi Zaninelli

Arranged and adapted by Luigi Zaninelli

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Subtitle: For Soprano & Symphonic Wind Ensemble

General Info

Year: 1986 / 1999
Duration: c. 15:30
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Gospel songs
Publisher: Shawnee Press
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $90.00   |   Score Only (print) - $20.00


1. His Eye Is on the Sparrow - 4:30
2. The Sweet By & By -2:30
3. Amazing Grace - 2:40
4. Old Time Religion - 2:10
5. Shall We Gather at the River - 2:45


Full Score
Solo Voice
C Piccolo
B-flat Soprano Clarinet Solo-I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Harp (optional)

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

The arrangement incorporates five traditional gospel tunes: His Eye Is on the Sparrow, The Sweet By & By, Amazing Grace, Old Time Religion, and Shall We Gather at the River.

- Program Note from score

Commercial Discography


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah) Wind Symphony (Donald Peterson, conductor; Diane Reich, soprano) - 19 February 2021
  • Lone Star Wind Orchestra (Dallas, Tx.) (Eugene Migliaro Corporon, conductor) – 22 September 2019
  • Texas Tech University (Lubbock) Band (John Cody Birdwell, conductor; Kathy McNeil, soprano) – 8 October 2000

Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

All Wind Works


  • Luigi Zaninelli website Accessed 18 September 2019
  • Zaninelli, L. (1999). Five American Gospel Songs : For Soprano & Symphonic Wind Ensemble [score]. Shawnee Press: Delaware Water Gap, Penn.