This American folk hymn became an anthem of the pioneers, reflecting thecourage of a growing nation. This setting for younger choirs offers wel l-crafted, layered voice parts, and alternates between a more flowing, expressive verse and the rhythmic, fervent refrain, building in anticipation to the final chorus with soaring descant. Superb for contest, honor choirs and festivals! Available separately: 3-Part Mixed, 2-Part, VoiceTrax CD. Duration: ca. 2:40.