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All School Choir ››  Folksongs Choral Music (176)
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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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SSA 
$2.25
Banjo Sam
arr. Jay Broeker - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

Based on an American folk tune from the southern folk tradition of the early 1900s, this selection is an upbeat showpiece that incorporates a banjo player, a bit of non-improvised scat singing, a fun text, and... view details

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SA 
$1.95
Bile Them Cabbage Down
arr. Mack Wilberg - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

A favorite with all-state and regional festivals, this uniquely charming arrangement for choir and piano (four hands) is a choral hoedown just waiting to happen! Add wood block and tambourine, or your own... view details

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SATB 
MAMedium-Advanced
$2.20
Instrumental Parts 
$20.00
Bile Them Cabbage Down
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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$1.95
SAB 
$1.95
Two-Part 
$1.95
Two-Part 
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.99
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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Three-Part Mixed 
$1.90
Three-Part Mixed 
$1.90
Two-Part 
$1.80
Teaching P/A CD 
$26.99
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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$1.90
SATB 
$1.90
SAB 
$1.90
Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair
arr. David Eddleman - Carl Fischer LLC

An expressive, rubato tenor solo opens this fresh, jazz-influenced interpretation of the Southern Appalachian folk song. The words describe a man's feelings for his beloved, while the playful piano... view details

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$1.95
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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$1.85
SATB 
$1.80
SSAA 
$1.85
SSAA 
$1.80
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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$1.90
SATB 
$1.90
SSAA 
$1.90
SSAA 
$1.90
TTBB 
$1.90
TTBB 
$1.90
Buffalo Gals
John Alexander & Ryan McSweeney - Pavane Publishing

Here's a classy setting of the traditional folk song that is a cut above the standard fare. Use the two-hand piano accompaniment in the choral score, or the parts for four-hand piano, string bass, xylophone... view details

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SATB 
$2.95
Instrumental Parts 
$45.00
The Bull Frog
arr. Lon Beery - BriLee Music Publishing

Your young singers will delight in the nonsense syllables of this clever American folksong setting!  "There was a bull frog living in the spring, sing song Polly won't you ky-me-o.  He had such a cold that he... view details

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$1.80
Camptown Races
Stephen Foster / Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

Jay's particularly folky accompaniment features a jaunty piano with optional bass and percussion (available free at alfred.com/choralparts). Fully arranged with new harmonic and rhythmic content on each... view details

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$1.85
SAB 
$1.85
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$1.85
SSA 
$1.85
TB 
$1.85
P/A CD 
$27.99
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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TB 
$1.85
Carrickfergus
arr. Paul Caldwell & Sean Ivory - Caldwell and Ivory

This lyrical Irish folksong is a favorite among honor choirs. "I wish I was in Carrickfergus, only for nights in Ballygrant...but the sea is wide and I can't swim over, nor have I the wings to fly..." Full of... view details

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$3.00
SATB 
$3.00
SAB 
$3.00
SSAA 
$3.00
Unison 
$3.00
 Oboe Part
$5.00
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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Two-Part 
$1.95
Two-Part 
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95
Charlie Is My Darlin'
arr. Tim Winebrenner - Carl Fischer LLC

This minor-key folksong arrangement really captures the feeling of Scotland, enhanced by optional violin or flute, hand drum and guitar. Hand claps also add much to the overall effect, and the historical notes... view details

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$2.25
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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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
TBB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Ching-A-Ring-Chaw
Aaron Copland/Fine - Boosey & Hawkes

This classic work, adapted by Aaron Copland, is a continually popular contest/festival selection.... view details

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MMedium
$2.25
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MMedium
$1.95
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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EEasy
$1.95
Unison 
$1.90
Chumbara
Dave & Jean Perry - Heritage Music Press

Creative possibilities abound with this fun, frolicking arrangement of a French folksong that will remind you of the Can-Can. It features a text consisting completely of nonsense words, a rhythmic... view details

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EEasy
$1.95
Unison 
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95
Cindy
arr. Mack Wilberg - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

Combining eight-part writing, hand clapping, foot stomping, string bass, and xylophone, this tour de force is excellent concert & festival material.... view details

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MMedium
$3.30
Cindy
arr. David Eddleman - Carl Fischer LLC

Set at "Square Dance Tempo," this lively arrangement really captures the essence of the traditional folk song for mixed choirs! Opportunities abound to showcase each vocal part, while the playful accompaniment... view details

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MMedium
$1.95
Clap Your Hands
Paul Carey - Hal Leonard Corporation

Clap, stomp, shake and sing this lively variant of the American folk tune! With rhythmic twists, percussion and movement suggestions, this is a fun treble chorus showstopper that will be a fantastic closer for... view details

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$2.25
Colorado Trail
arr. Linda Spevacek - Heritage Music Press

Here is a slow, dreamy arrangement of the lovely cowboy-folk song, complete with rich choral sonorities and a sensitive piano accompaniment. A brief a cappella section adds color, interest, and texture to this... view details

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$1.95
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$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95