George. Bernnard: The Old Rugged Cross (2-Part High Voice, Piano)

Books | High Voice, Piano

Publisher: Edwin Ashdown
Composer: George Bennard
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work
The strophic setting for The Old Rugged Cross has been given some variety in this arrangement, modulating midway from C to A flat and then back for the final verse.Evangelical song-leader George Bennard wrote The Old Rugged Cross in 1912 during a series of church meetings. It was popularized a few years later by the Billy Sunday evangelistic campaigns and since then has been a church and country gospel favourite, having been recorded by artists as diverse as Johnny Cash, Rahsaan Roland Kirk and Al Green.
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Language: English
Catalogue No: EA37109