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Aiken Drum Aiken Drum
arr. Philip Lawson - Dehaske

Like most popular Scottish folksongs, this one is rooted in history, but now has been transformed into a nonsense song. Aiken Drum, with his clothes made of tasty food, is creatively portrayed here in this... view details

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American Folk Rhapsody American Folk Rhapsody
Linda Spevacek - Heritage Music Press

If you're looking for a good concert or festival feature, consider this creative setting of Cindy; Simple Gifts and Pick A Bale Of Cotton. Accessible to choirs with limited rehearsal time, it's... view details
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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
TB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Appalachian Dances Appalachian Dances
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

There's never a dull moment in this exceptional arrangement of five popular folk songs: Wayfaring Stranger; Sourwood Mountain; Cumberland Gap; Cotton-Eye Joe and Cindy. Terrific writing for... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
$1.80
Two-Part 
$1.90
P/A CD 
$26.99
Aura Lee Aura Lee
arr. Keith Christopher - Alfred Music Publishing

Masterfully crafted with a traditional harmonization, this piece is an eloquent showcase for mixed or men's choirs. The addition of the SoundPax instrumentation (strings, flute, and percussion) will make... view details

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Bile Them Cabbage Down Bile Them Cabbage Down
arr. Steve Kupferschmid - Shawnee Press

This lively, rhythmic and humorous arrangement is pure fun from start to finish, not to mention easy to learn! Hand-clappin', hootin' and hollerin' and even some barking and howling fill the verses and... view details

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The Birds' Courting Song The Birds' Courting Song
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

This Appalachian folk song, which dates back to the seventeenth century, is a conversation among birds of different species, each telling how its color is the result of a broken love affair. With easy vocal... view details
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Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair
arr. John Purifoy - Hal Leonard Corporation

The Appalachian folk melody takes on a plaintive quality in this setting for mixed voices and piano with cello obbligato. It is a deeply expressive, emotional work, with fluid lines and lovely instrumental... view details
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Bobby Shafto Bobby Shafto
arr. Philip Lawson - Dehaske

With a twist of Brahms' Lullaby and Wagner's Bridal Chorus, this clever arrangement of an English folksong makes a light-hearted encore number - lots of fun for concert or community... view details

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Bound for the Promised Land Bound for the Promised Land
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

This American folk hymn became an anthem of the pioneers, reflecting the courage of a growing nation. This setting for younger choirs offers well-crafted, layered voice parts, and alternates between a... view details

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Bright Morning Stars Bright Morning Stars
arr. Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

"Bright morning stars are rising...Day is breaking in my soul..."  This Appalachian folksong, arranged for a cappella voices, has a contemplative, spiritual quality.  Opening and closing with a female trio,... view details
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Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie
arr. Kirby Shaw - Hal Leonard Corporation

This soulful a cappella setting of the classic American folksong has a spiritual feel that is very effective! If you're looking for something a little different with a terrific a cappella groove, this is for... view details
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A Captain I Shall Be A Captain I Shall Be
Glenda E. Franklin - Alfred Music Publishing

This original sea chantey is expressly designed for two-part male ensembles. Contrary motion, canonic counterpoint, and comfortable ranges make it easy for your boys to sound like men. Bring out the... view details

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Casey Jones Casey Jones
arr. Russell Robinson - Heritage Music Press

Get on board!  The classic story of train conductor Casey Jones is told with fun sound effects in this energetic setting of the American folk song, ideal for young and developing choirs.  Each part has ample... view details
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Ching a Ring Chaw Ching a Ring Chaw (and "Great Gettin' Up Mornin'")
Linda Spevacek - Heritage Music Press

These two traditional songs fit together amazingly well in this excellent concert/festival selection! Each voice part becomes more independent as the arrangement progresses, and when all the parts do their... view details
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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
TBB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Ching-A-Ring-Chaw Ching-A-Ring-Chaw
Aaron Copland - Boosey & Hawkes

This edition of Copland's classic composition has been appearing on an increasing number of state and festival lists.... view details
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Cripple Creek Cripple Creek
arr. Greg Gilpin - Alfred Music Publishing

"Have a little fun" singing this lively rendition of a great American fiddle tune that frequently alternates between the girls and the guys. It's a hand-clappin', foot-stompin' hootenanny that will be one of... view details
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The Cuckoo The Cuckoo
R. Hugh - Hal Leonard Corporation

Premiered at the 2008 ACDA Eastern Division Conference, this lively and playful arrangement of an American folk tune will be an excellent feature for young mixed choirs. The scat-like middle section adds to... view details
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Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
arr. Lon Beery - Alfred Music Publishing

So many of us studied this song as students, and now our developing choirs can hone their skills with this educationally appropriate arrangement. With logical voice leading in comfortable ranges, the voice... view details
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Every Night When the Sun Goes In Every Night When the Sun Goes In
arr. David Waggoner - Alfred Music Publishing

"True love don't weep, true love don't mourn..." Here is a winsome Appalachian folk melody, tastefully arranged for choirs at any level. First in unison, then in rhythmic canon, and finally developing into... view details
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Fiddle-I-Fee Fiddle-I-Fee
John Purifoy - Hal Leonard Corporation

"Oh, I had a cat..." The cat, the duck, the cow, the goose and the dog... all join in the refrain of this popular "cumulative" American folksong favorite. The dissonant chords used for the animal sounds are... view details
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The Gift to Be Free The Gift to Be Free
arr. Rollo Dilworth - Hal Leonard Corporation

The traditional Shaker hymn Simple Gifts is reinterpreted in this setting, highlighted by layered vocal lines and gospel-style harmonies. Opening simply, the work gradually builds in dynamics and... view details
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The Girl I Left Behind Me The Girl I Left Behind Me
arr. Patti Drennan - Hal Leonard Corporation

The deep longing of the lonesome traveler reflecting on his girl back home forms the emotional centerpiece of this expressive folk setting for men's voices. A superb showcase for TTB choirs from high school... view details

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