Just A Closer Walk With Thee, Gospel Hymn for Flute Duet (arr. David McKeown) by Traditional Sheet Music for Flute Duet at Sheet Music Direct
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Just A Closer Walk With Thee, Gospel Hymn for Flute Duet (arr. David McKeown) Digital Sheet Music
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Just A Closer Walk With Thee, Gospel Hymn for Flute Duet (arr. David McKeown)by Traditional Flute Duet - Digital Sheet Music

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Just a Closer Walk With Thee is an Afro-American Spiritual Hymn and Song. This version is arranged as a duet for two Flutes.

Little is known of the origins of Just a Closer Walk With Thee, other than it was sung in African-American churches in the nineteenth century. National religious conventions in the 1930s gave the hymn a wider audience. Many versions were recorded in the 1940s and Just a Closer Walk With Thee was quickly adopted as a standard by the New Orleans Jazz revival.

Just a Closer Walk With Thee is simply arranged in a key and range best suited to the instruments. The melody is played, with variations, five times in 6/8 meter. Click the link above to listen to a full Youtube performance of this duet.

Just a Closer Walk With Thee is suitable for players at an intermediate level and above. With a performance time of around three minutes, this version of Just a Closer Walk With Thee is perfect for worship and concert performances, both formal and informal.

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