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Sheet music for Margaret Bonds
Vocal voice and piano accompaniment
A Spiritual. Arranged by Margaret Bonds. -. Spiritual. Single piece. With Standard notation. 4 pages. Theodore Presser Company #151-00360. Published by Theodore Presser Company (PR.151003600).
Choral SATB choir
A Spiritual, for Mixed Voices (Satb) With Piano. Arranged by Margaret Bonds. SWS guts. Spiritual. Vocal score. With vocal score notation. 11 pages. Theodore Presser Company #312-40823. Published by Theodore Presser Company (PR.312408230).
Solo piano - Advanced
Advanced. Edited by William H. Chapman Nyaho. Piano Music of the African Diaspora. Collection. 72 pages. Oxford University Press #9780193870024. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193870024).
Vocal Piano, Voice
Seven Spirituals for Voice and Piano. Composed by Spiritual. Arranged by Margaret Bonds. Sws. He's Got the Whole World in His Hand Recorded by Leontyne Price on RCA LM2600 - Swing Low, Sweet Chariot. Folk. Voice and piano. With Standard notation. Theodore Presser Company #451-40015. Published by Theodore Presser Company (PR.451400150).
Voice and Piano. Composed by Various. Arranged by Willis C. Patterson. Vocal Collection. African-American, American, Classical, Collection, Standards. 160 pages. Edward B. Marks Music #M891. Published by Edward B. Marks Music (HL.8242).
Vocal Piano, Voice
By African American Women Composers. Composed by Undine Smith Moore, Julia Perry, Margaret Bonds (1913-1972), and Betty King. Edited by Vivian Taylor. Full score (study). With Standard notation. 88 pages. Hildegard Publishing Company #491-00494. Published by Hildegard Publishing Company (PR.491004940).
- Troubled Water
- He’s Got the Whole World in His Hand
- Three Dream Portraits
- Shakespeare in Harlem
- Ballade of the Brown King
- Little David, play on your harp
- The Pasture
- Songs of the Season
Margaret Allison Bonds was an African American composer, pianist and musical director. She collaborated with the poet Langston Hughes on cantatas, musicals and song cycles. She studied Composition at Juilliard after earning her B.A. and M.A. at Northwestern Unviersity. "Troubled Water" is probably her most famous work and is based on the spiritual "Wade in the Water". Bonds won the Wanamaker Prize in 1932 for her song "Sea Ghost". Her works include the musical "Shakespeare in Harlem" and the cantata "Ballade of the Brown King".