The Call and Response chant
The largest number of Spirituals is constructed
in this form.
Call: The Soloist: In dat great gittin' up mornin'
The Response: The chorus: Fare ye well, Fare ye well
a. In dat great gittin' up mornin''
b. Walk together children
c. Great camp meeting
d. Shout for Joy
e. Swing Low Sweet chariot
The Slow and Sustained
tempo of these songs is slow and the phrase is long and
a. Deep river
b. Nobody Knows the Trouble I see
c. My Lord What a Morning
d. Were You There?
e. Sometimes I feel Like a Motherless Child
f. You May bury me in de East
The syncopated, Segmented Melody
most popular of all spirituals is found in this class:
a. Shout All over God's Heab'n
b. Little David Play on Yo' Harp
c. Ain't Goin' to Study War no Mo
d. Ol' Ark's a-Moverin'
f. Do don't touch-a ma garment