This is an arrangement for String Quartet of several of the most beloved Black Spirituals: Wade in the Water, Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, Deep River, My Lord Delivered Daniel, and Bamboula. This instrumental setting preserves the energy and warmth of the original. Expose your students to this important style of American Music. Each work contains a brief description as well as illustration. The work is demanding technically and would be appropriate for advanced high school or college students, as well as professionals. All five movements total about 12 1/2 minutes.