Augsburg Fortress

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

The beloved hymn "Amazing Grace" is set to the old traditional tune HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN. Arranged for SATB choir and piano, the five stanzas flow from one to the other while receiving varied choral and piano treatments.
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  • Publisher Augsburg Fortress
  • Format Sheet Music
  • ISBN 9781506413792
  • Brand GladSong
  • Dimensions 7 x 10.25
  • Pages 12
  • Season/Occasion General; Lent & Holy Week
  • Difficulty Medium
  • Voicing Piano; SATB/4-part mixed
  • Publication Date March 3, 2016


Composer Commentary

A performance by the Blind Boys of Alabama on a PBS special singing "Amazing Grace" to the tune of HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN inspired me to create this choral arrangement. Very familiar hymns often take on a new meaning when paired with another tune. I think the marriage of text and tune here work very well and I hope singers and listeners alike will appreciate this union.