Commissioned by the Nordwestdeutscher Rundfunk Hamburg, it uses the African-American spiritual "Nobody knows the trouble I see". Premiered in October 1955 in Hamburg, with Adolf Scherbaum, trumpet. Instrumentation provided. Duration: ca. 15 minutes.
Contents: Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen; Let Us Tell You 'About Heaven and Sing; and I Got a Robe, You Got a Robe. For SMATBarB choir. With non-singing German translations of the texts.