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Folksongs Choral Music (14)
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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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Funiculi, Funicula! Funiculi, Funicula!
Luigi Denza & Peppino Turco/arr. Perry - Shawnee Press

Written in 1880 for the opening of the first funicular (inclined railway) on Mt. Vesuvius, with English lyrics added in 1888, this has become the standard Italian street song heard in countless recordings and... view details
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Two-Part 
$1.95
Good Night, Ladies! Good Night, Ladies!
arr. Becki Slagle Mayo - Shawnee Press

The "ladies of folk song" are presented in this clever medley for guys! Oh, Susannah; Cindy; Aura Lee and Liza Jane are woven together to create a fun salute to these familiar tunes, with the... view details
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Hello, Susie Brown Hello, Susie Brown
arr. Mary Donnelly & George L. O. Strid - Shawnee Press

This lively folk song is a "play party song" that includes clapping and dancing. Beginning with a soft, lovely melody, this fun arrangement has lots of energy and contrast, conveying the true party spirit of... view details
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I'se the B'y I'se the B'y
arr. Jill Gallina - Shawnee Press

Young singers will love this spirited Newfoundland folk song that dances with a "sea chanty" text. There's energy from start to finish, with a moving piano line that supports individual, unison and part... view details
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Jack Was Every Bit a Sailor Jack Was Every Bit a Sailor
arr. Jill Gallina - Shawnee Press

From Newfoundland comes this comical retelling of "Jonah and the Whale," but this time the whale gets his comeuppance! This bright and up-beat arrangement is a novel delight for both SAB and two-part... view details

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The Journey The Journey
Joseph Martin - Shawnee Press

This two-part arrangement is a real find for mixed or treble choirs! Combining the beloved Simple Gifts and the famous Going Home theme from Dvorak's "New World Symphony" in partner-song format,... view details
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Two-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$1.90
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MEMedium Easy
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Li'l Liza Jane Li'l Liza Jane
arr. Catherine Delanoy - Shawnee Press

Spirited and fun for young voices, this folksong favorite sparkles with rhythmic energy! Individual part-singing as well as chordal and polyphonic passages fill the work, creating teaching moments for your... view details

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Three-Part Mixed 
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P/A CD 
$26.99
My Singing Bird My Singing Bird
arr. Robert S. Cohen - Shawnee Press

The melody of this traditional Irish folk ballad begins in unison and then cascades into a contrapuntal wordless vocalise that mirrors the imagery of the text. Beautiful a cappella harmonies are created... view details

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She Wore A Yellow Ribbon She Wore A Yellow Ribbon
arr. Keith Christopher - Shawnee Press

This American folk song tells the story of a girl wearing a yellow ribbon around her neck until far-away love returns to her. The story, told in unison and easy part-singing, will delight your young... view details

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Sweet Betsy from Pike Sweet Betsy from Pike
arr. Greg Gilpin - Shawnee Press

Full of diverse rhythms, meters, harmonies, text-painting, and lots of humor, the journey of Sweet Betsy and Long Ike from Pike County to California has never sounded so fun! This delightful new take on the... view details

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This Ol' Man This Ol' Man
arr. Greg Gilpin - Shawnee Press

This Ol' Man has never sounded like this before! In an incredibly clever way, Greg has taken the original song into some unpredictable directions, resulting in a novelty number that is an absolute... 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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Wild Mountain Thyme Wild Mountain Thyme
arr. Marti Lunn Lantz & Lois Brownsey - Shawnee Press

The Celtic folksong by William McPeake is enhanced by the words of Scottish poet Roberts Burns in this lovely, dreamy setting.  "And we'll all go together to pick wild mountain thyme all around the bloomin'... view details
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