Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho (spiritual)
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This piece is part of our Gospel and Spiritual Songs for Piano solo Compilation


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About ' Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho (spiritual)'



Artist:
Trad. (biography)
The Artist:
Traditional Music of unknown author.
Composed:c.1865
Info: "Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho" (or alternatively "Joshua Fought the Battle of Jericho" or "Joshua Fit de Battle ob Jericho") is a well-known African-American spiritual.



The song is believed to have been composed by slaves in the first half of the nineteenth century. Some references suggest that it was copyrighted by Jay Roberts in 1865. The first recorded version was by Harrod's Jubilee Singers, on Paramount Records #12116, in 1922 (though some sources[who?] suggest 1924). Later recordings include those by Paul Robeson (1925) and Mahalia Jackson (1958), among many others.
Score Type:Arrangement for Piano
Score Key:D minor (Sounding Pitch) (View more D minor Music for Piano )
Tempo Marking:Quick Swing = 84
Time Signature:2/2 (View more 2/2 Music)
Duration:1:19
Number of Pages:3
Difficulty:Intermediate Level: Recommended for Intermediate Level players
Instrument:   (View more Intermediate Music)
Style: Traditional (View more Traditional Music)
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