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The Cuckoo The Cuckoo
Robert 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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$2.50
The Water Is Wide The Water Is Wide
arr. Rollo Dilworth - Hal Leonard Corporation

The Water Is Wide and Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie fit beautifully together in this gospel setting for younger choirs! It's an awesome way to introduce young singers to the style - the harmonies... view details
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The Parting Glass The Parting Glass
arr. Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

"So fill to me the parting glass. Good night and joy be with you all." Opening with a male solo, this setting of a traditional Celtic song makes a wonderful closer or encore number. Enhance the Celtic feel... view details

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Harvest Moon Harvest Moon
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

A true fall concert piece, this is easy to learn at the beginning of the school year. Based on a traditional English folk song, it is ideal for building the important choral skills of blend, balance and... view details

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Bandyrowe Bandyrowe
arr. Susan Brumfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

"Way up yonder above the moon, a bluebird sits in a silver spoon. Kitty alone and I..." This Irish nonsense song is a whirling, twirling kaleidoscope of sound - an excellent showcase for treble choirs in... view details

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SSA 
$2.50
Shady Grove Shady Grove
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

Teaching opportunities abound in this irresistible setting of a traditional American folk tune.  The modal melody is pentatonic, the easy ostinato-like countermelodies make part-singing a snap, and there is... view details
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$1.90
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$26.99
Soldier Soldier
arr. Roger Emerson - Hal Leonard Corporation

This contemporary treatment of the American folksong Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier captures the poignant emotions of those left behind in time of war. Turbulent accompaniment patterns, vocal ostinati... view details
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This Old Hammer This Old Hammer
arr. Neil Ginsberg - Shawnee Press

The folk tale of John Henry comes to life in this rhythmic call-and-response style setting. The historical notes describe how railroad workers sang the song while laying railroad track by hand, and the... view details
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The Crawdad Song The Crawdad Song
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

Easy voice parts that alternate then sing together, clever spoken sections with body percussion, and vocal sound effects for frogs and mosquitoes make this American folksong come alive with fun!  Folksong... view details
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$2.10
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$26.99
I Let Her Go-Go I Let Her Go-Go
Douglas Beam - Hal Leonard Corporation

This cheerful song is a Caribbean circle game from Trinidad and Tobago, arranged for young voices and piano or classroom instruments. The octavo includes directions for playing the game, and the setting will... view details
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Red River Valley Red River Valley
arr. Roger Emerson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Everyone knows this as a cowboy song, but Roger Emerson has uncovered a quality in it that no one knew was there. Set in a haunting, contemporary style, the tune takes on a freshness that brings it into our... 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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Banjo Pickin' Girl Banjo Pickin' Girl
arr. Tim Sharp & Andrea Ramsey - Hal Leonard Corporation

This arrangement of the Appalachian folk song is tons of fun, with parts for banjo, gourd, washboard and spoons! It even incorporates Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen with humorous effect, making it a... view details
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Clap Your Hands Clap Your Hands
arr. Paul Carey - Hal Leonard Corporation

Clap, stomp, shake and sing this lively arrangement of the American folk tune Old Joe Clark. With rhythmic twists, percussion, and movement suggestions, this is a fun showstopper that will be a... 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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Poor Wayfaring Stranger Poor Wayfaring Stranger
arr. Keith Christopher - Hal Leonard Corporation

Choirs and ensembles alike will enjoy the down-home setting of this familiar song. The unique sounds of bluegrass bring this traditional folk tune to life, and the effect is truly captivating!  Exceptional in... view details
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Go, Lassie, Go Go, Lassie, Go
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

The popular Scottish folksong Wild Mountain Thyme is set here for treble choir in a lilting 6/8 meter. Including an optional part for bodhran (Irish drum), this is very pretty, and the excellent... view details

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$1.90
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John Henry John Henry
arr. Rollo Dilworth - Hal Leonard Corporation

Bluesy harmonies infuse this powerful, dramatic telling of the legend of John Henry, complete with the sounds of the hissing train and the hammer on the railroad track. "Then he died with his hammer in his... view details
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Scarborough Fair Scarborough Fair
arr. Roger Emerson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Developing mixed choirs will enjoy rehearsing and performing this flexible setting that accommodates the changing voice. It has a contemporary feel, set in 4/4 meter rather than the traditional 3/4, and the... view details
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$2.25
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$1.80
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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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 
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$26.99
A Paper of Pins A Paper of Pins
arr. Amy Bernon - Shawnee Press

This English folk tune tells a story from the Victorian era of a girl who sewed and was delighted to receive a "paper of pins" from her suitor along with a host of other gifts, though all she wished for was... view details

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Multi-Song Accomp. CD 
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Shenandoah Shenandoah
arr. Rollo Dilworth - Hal Leonard Corporation

In this accompanied setting, the traditional American folksong receives a fresh, gospel-flavored interpretation, with bluesy harmonies and a laid-back rhythmic groove.  Use the recorded accompaniment track to... view details
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Red River Dances Red River Dances
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

Easy vocal parts and a western-flavored accompaniment combine in this clever arrangement of three American folk songs. This is a valuable teaching piece that's fun to sing, too. Includes: Chicken On A Fence... view details
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$26.99