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All Ye Who Music Love All Ye Who Music Love
Baldassare Donato/Spevacek - Heritage Music Press

Here's a stunning original work in Madrigal style, this is light and airy, bright and festive. Linda has taken a clever approach to the famous Donato text, with lilting music and word painting, which allows... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
$1.95
Bonzorno Madonna Bonzorno Madonna (Good Day, Dear)
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This delightful sixteenth-century Italian madrigal will be a charming addition to any concert, with imitative vocal phrases alternating with homophonic sections and culminating in a dancelike "ton dari don ton... view details
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Come Away, Sweet Love Come Away, Sweet Love
Thomas Greaves/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This delightful five-voice madrigal from 1604 is outstanding! Echo effects and lots of interplay among the parts make the most of the musical imagery of "running in and out." This is guaranteed fun to... view details

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$1.90
Farewell, Dear Love Farewell, Dear Love
Robert Jones/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Robert Jones (1577-1617) was an English composer and lutenist who was a prolific writer of songs and madrigals. This delightful example of his madrigal style expresses sadness over the loss of a love. It... view details

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A Festive Madrigal A Festive Madrigal
William Gooch/arr. Moore - Alfred Music Publishing

Developing three-part mixed and SSA choirs will achieve their finest a cappella sound with this light choral inspired by the tune Reuben, Reuben. "Gather folk and all acquaintance, come and sing the... view details
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Fire, Fire, My Heart Fire, Fire, My Heart
Thomas Morley/arr. Spevacek - Heritage Music Press

This superb setting of the classic Morley madrigal features an extremely well-crafted optional piano accompaniment and additional pitch options which allow expansion to a fuller SATB voicing.  A marvelous... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
$1.95
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$26.95
Fyer, Fyer, My Heart Fyer, Fyer, My Heart
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This popular English madrigal dances with rhythmic energy and fiery passion! John Leavitt has arranged it so that the two soprano parts create an echo effect if separated spatially. Your singers will have fun... view details
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Good Cheer Good Cheer (Festival Procession)
arr. Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

This buoyant work is based on a two-part medieval song and is useful for a wide variety of programming needs, including madrigal dinners, processionals, holiday concerts and other festive occasions. A part for... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$1.90
Instrumental Parts 
$20.00
How Merrily We Live How Merrily We Live
Michael East/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

The seventeenth-century English composer Michael East wrote madrigals, anthems and consorts, including this delightful madrigal now arranged for treble voices. With its intricate and playful voice parts,... view details

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Il Est Bel et Bon Il Est Bel et Bon
Pierre Passereau/arr. Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This popular French chanson relates the gossipy conversation of a pair of French housewives as they chatter about their husbands. Dancelike phrases echo back and forth, along with colorful wordplay and double... view details
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It Was a Lover and His Lass It Was a Lover and His Lass
Thomas Morley/arr. Russell Robinson - Carl Fischer LLC

This arrangement of the famous Morley madrigal is transposed down a step to the key of F, making it singable by young tenor-bass voices. Performed with piano accompaniment or a cappella, it's educational and... view details
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Je Le Vous Dirai Je Le Vous Dirai
Pierre Certon/Porterfield - Heritage Music Press

This whimsical French chanson "gossips" about a husband jealous of his beautiful wife. A new English text is provided, but the original French text is included as a performance option. Limited ranges in all... view details
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Je Le Vous Dirai! Je Le Vous Dirai! (Do Not Dare I Say It)
Pierre Certon/arr. Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Introduce your students to the famous sixteenth-century French chanson with this excellent edition by John Leavitt.  French and English texts are included, with a detailed pronunciation guide. Now available... view details
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Je Ne Fus Jamais Si Aise Je Ne Fus Jamais Si Aise
Pierre Certon/arr. Jerry Estes - Shawnee Press

Pierre Certon's dancing and lighthearted work is made more accessible for younger voices with this fine arrangement. The harmonic and textural elements remain true to the original, preserving the frivolity... view details

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MEMedium Easy
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L'ultimo di di Maggio L'ultimo di di Maggio (On the Last Day of May)
Ottorino Respighi/arr. Robert Sieving - Heritage Music Press

Robert Sieving combines an anonymous sixteenth-century poem with music from Respighi's brilliant Ancient Aires and Dances for Lute, Suite 1: Balletto to create a light-hearted, dance-like... view details

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A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Madrigal A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Madrigal
Kirby Shaw - Hal Leonard Corporation

This is very funny! It's a mad, mad, mad, mad madrigal indeed when the "fa-la-la's" get mixed up with the "shoo-bee-doo-bee-doo's" and the "rama-lama-ding-dong's"! Novelty madrigals are rare, and this is... view details

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Mouse Madrigal Mouse Madrigal
arr. Steven Porter - Phantom Music

Three Blind Mice has never sounded like this before! Steven Porter's "sophisticated tongue-in-cheek" treatment of the familiar folk song is perfect for the serious treble choir looking for a bit of fun!... view details
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$2.25
Music Brings Joy! Music Brings Joy! (A Canon)
Russell Robinson - Carl Fischer LLC

Here's an original canon, in the style of a madrigal, that lets young singers develop part-singing skills while they celebrate the joy of making music. This is ideal for choirs with only a few boys. "May all... view details
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EEasy
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My Bonnie Lass She Smelleth My Bonnie Lass She Smelleth
P.D.Q. Bach/Professor Schickele - Theodore Presser Co

"My bonnie lass she smelleth, making the flowers jealouth." The hilarity continues from the very first line in this parody of the Renaissance madrigal school that includes (of all things) a scat solo for your... view details
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Now My Heart Now My Heart
Jacques Arcadelt/arr. Patrick M. Liebergen - BriLee Music Publishing

Capture the feeling of the Renaissance with this English transcription of a French chanson, for a cappella women's voices. Optional parts for hand drum and finger cymbals (or triangle) are included, as well... view details

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O Occhi Manza Mia O Occhi Manza Mia (O Eyes of My Beloved)
Orlando di Lasso/arr. Robinson - Alfred Music Publishing

With text in Italian or English, clear choral phrasing, accessible vocal ranges and excellent voice leading, this arrangement of the Renaissance classic is just right for young mixed or treble choirs. The... view details
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$1.85
Rise up in Festive Song Rise up in Festive Song
Pierre Clereau/arr. Liebergen - BriLee Music Publishing

This tuneful work from the Renaissance is up-tempo and bright. Clarity of line and a firm harmonic base make the work easy to learn and fun to sing. Add the optional percussion instruments to give it even more... view details
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EEasy
$1.80
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EEasy
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Since Robin Hood Since Robin Hood
Thomas Weelkes/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This three-voice madrigal by Thomas Weelkes is full of fun and whimsy, with changes in meter, interweaving vocal lines and a dance-like feel, with optional hand drum. An excellent selection for madrigal... view details

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SAB 
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Sing We and Chant It Sing We and Chant It
Thomas Morley/arr. Robinson - Alfred Music Publishing

Introduce your choir to a cappella Madrigal singing with this wonderful Thomas Morley classic designed especially for young singers by Russell Robinson. This edition sounds full and captures all the spirit and... view details
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MEMedium Easy
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