Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child

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Title: Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
Date of Composition: Copyright © 1996 Daniel Bukvich
Level of Difficulty: Jr. High/High School
Instrumentation: SATB, opt. solo violin, strings
Performance Time: 3:20
Publisher: Manuscript (formerly carried by ChoralWeb Publishing, Inc., but they are no longer in business)
Program Notes: This is an arrangement of an African-American Spiritual. Featured in the bass part of the accompaniment in “Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child” is the passacaglia from the “Crucifixus” movement in Mass in B Minor by J.S. Bach. The intermingling of the two melodies creates a very poignant effect.
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