Voices of Deliverance Choir directed by Samuel G. Knox performed a concert of Civil War Hymns: A Musical Revival of the Negro Spiritual at the Creamery Arts Center in Springfield, MO for the 2011 Missouri Literary Festival. “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” was composed by Wallis Willis, and features Rosalind Taylor.

The Voices of Deliverance Choir is the church choir for Deliverance Temple Ministries, 2101 W. Chestnut Expwy. Springfield, MO. http://www.deliverancetemple.org. For booking information, contact music director Samuel Knox, 417-864-7444.

More photos from the 2011 Missouri Literary Festival: The Civil War & The Battle of Wilson’s Creek – The Sesquicentennial: