Were You There - Brass Quintet

Dwight Tibbetts
| /

African-American Spiritual - "Were You There, when they crucified my lord?" - arranged for Brass Quintet by Dwight Tibbetts.


Were You There was likely composed by enslaved African-Americans in the 19th century. It was first published in William Eleazar Barton's 1899 Old Plantation Hymns. In 1940, it was included in the Episcopal Church hymnal, making it the first spiritual to be included in any major American hymnal.

Here, expertly arranged for Brass Quintet by Mr. Dwight Tibbetts.

This product is available for digital download only - the item includes :

  • Score (10 pages)
  • 2 Trumpet/Flugelhorn parts in Bb
  • French Horn part
  • Trombone part in bass clef
  • Tuba part