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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 
$2.25
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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Zum Gali Gali Zum Gali Gali
arr. Greg Gilpin - Heritage Music Press

Don't miss this fresh, tasty setting of a traditional Israeli folk song scored for a cappella voices, flute, and hand drum. Inventive, with spoken chants woven throughout, this is accessible with limited... view details

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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.10
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$1.95
TB 
$2.10
P/A CD 
$26.95
Shady Grove Shady Grove
arr. Jerry Estes - Shawnee Press

Enlivened with a hint of bluegrass, this American folk song tells of the love for a woman called Shady Grove. A rhythmic piano accompaniment moves quickly under the bright two-part harmonies,... view details

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TB 
$1.90
 
Multi-Song Accomp. CD 
$44.99
The Papaya Song The Papaya Song
Greg Gilpin - Alfred Music Publishing

Kids will love performing with shakers in hand during this island-flavored Calypso song, arranged especially for developing two-part singers. A terrific way to shake things up and bring the house down!

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$1.85
P/A CD 
$27.99
 
Lights! Choral DVD Choral Movement
$39.99
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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The Wayfaring Stranger The Wayfaring Stranger
arr. Greg Gilpin - Shawnee Press

This popular spiritual sings of a plaintive soul on the journey through life. Now available for SATB, this best-selling arrangement has been beautifully set with striking vocal writing, a haunting piano... view details

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$1.95
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$1.95
 
Multi-Song Accomp. CD 
$44.99
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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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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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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$1.90
 
Multi-Song Accomp. CD 
$44.99
I Hear the Windmill I Hear the Windmill
arr. Ruth Elaine Schram - Heritage Music Press

This fast-moving setting of the French Canadian folksong J'entends le Moulin is perfect for developing choirs. Optional percussion parts, English or French lyrics, and performance suggestions make... view details

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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.10
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P/A CD 
$26.95
Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair
arr. Victor C. Johnson - Heritage Music Press

This stunning arrangement of the evocative American folk tune features a text perfectly suited to male choirs. The rich choral sonorities, the musically engaging accompaniment, and the dramatic role of the... 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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$26.99
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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Multi-Song Accomp. CD 
$44.99
Rattlin' Bog Rattlin' Bog
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's a jaunty setting of the traditional Irish folksong that uses spoken phrases, body percussion, wood block, drum, vocal slides and hand claps to create a fun, clever concert piece for young singers! As... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.25
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Teaching P/A CD 
$19.99
Skip to My Lou Skip to My Lou
arr. Greg Gilpin - Alfred Music Publishing

Solid arranging techniques and a playful spirit give this old dance a few new steps. Listen for the add-on ostinati, ear-bending chord progressions, unexpected rhythmic twists, falsetto tenors, descant... view details
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John the Rabbit John the Rabbit (Three Call and Response Songs)
arr. Robert I. Hugh - Hal Leonard Corporation

Three American call and response folksongs are combined in this short medley with piano, conga drum and tambourine, creating a fun, energetic choral showcase! Includes: Oh, John the Rabbit; Lucy Rabbit;... view details

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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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I Gave My Love a Cherry I Gave My Love a Cherry (The Riddle Song)
arr. Pepper Choplin - Alfred Music Publishing

Simply stunning. A gently flowing accompaniment beautifully complements the transparent choral texture, and an extended coda provides the perfect close to this Appalachian-inspired arrangement. Unlike... view details

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Little Bird Little Bird
arr. Vicki Tucker Courtney - BriLee Music Publishing

This fun setting of a traditional American folk song uses simple meter changes to animate the whimsical lyrics. "Little bird, little bird, go through my window...and buy molasses candy." It's cheerfully... view details
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$1.80
A Branch of May A Branch of May
arr. Douglas Beam - Hal Leonard Corporation

This sweet setting of a Kentucky folksong will showcase your developing singers at their best, with excellent vocal ranges and well-crafted harmonies. An excellent teaching piece, with nice "oo" phrasings,... view details

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The Maid of Llanwellyn The Maid of Llanwellyn
Charles McCartha - Heritage Music Press

Featuring original music that displays the full strength and sonority of men’s voices coupled with a rich, folk-like nineteenth-century text, this spirited selection is a great choice for contest and... view details

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TTBB 
$2.10