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Hlohonolofatsa Hlohonolofatsa
arr. Daniel Jackson - Walton Music

This tremendously fun arrangement of a South African greeting song exclaims, "Iyo hlonolofatsa, Ka lebitso la ntate," which translates as, "Bless everything in the name of the Father." Featuring a soloist,

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SATB 
$2.55
Baba Yetu Baba Yetu
Chris Kiagiri & Christopher Tin - Alfred Music Publishing

Now arranged for a cappella voices with optional percussion, this Grammy Award-winning title track from the video game Civilization IV has a unique world-fusion sound, including chanting, strong rhythmic... view details
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Bidi Bom Bidi Bom
David Eddleman - Carl Fischer LLC

You won't want to miss this delightfully festive little piece that is a superb way to introduce a multicultural perspective into your holiday programming. Independent choral lines build a lively counterpoint... view details
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$2.25
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$1.95
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$1.95
TTB 
$1.80
Jai Ho Jai Ho (Dance with Me)
A. R. Rahmen/arr. Sperry - Earthsongs

Ethan Sperry's exciting arrangement of the 2008 Oscar-winning song from "Slumdog Millionaire" has attracted a lot of attention on the festival circuit, and for good reason! The song's global rhythms and... view details
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$2.25
Instrumental Parts 
$7.50
Rehearsal CD 
$4.50
Ukuthula Ukuthula (An African Prayer for Peace)
arr. Andre van der Merwe - Earthsongs

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$1.75
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$1.75
Wangol Wangol
Sten Kallman - Walton Music

Your students will like this! It's a popular folk song from Haiti about a country in change. Wangol is a voodoo spirit and he is addressed in the song: "Wangol, you are leaving. When will I see you again? The... view details
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$2.55
Shalom Chaverim Shalom Chaverim
arr. Catherine Delanoy - Shawnee Press

This flexibly-voiced setting of the ever-popular Hebrew song works equally well for three-part mixed, SAB or SA voices.  Any way, the canonic treatment of the melody, lush choral harmonies and artful... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.50
 
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$39.99
Baloo Baleerie Baloo Baleerie
arr. Ruth Elaine Schram - BriLee Music Publishing

This arrangement of a Scottish lullaby features a beautiful melodic line and wonderful harmonic moments. The text is in English with Gaelic subtext, and an accessible pronunciation guide is included.

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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
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MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Good Night Good Night (A Russian Song)
Kabalevsky/arr. Doreen Rao - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Arranged for unison or two-part voices, this Russian song, taught to Doreen Rao by Dmitri Kabalevsky, may be accompanied by piano or Orff instruments.... view details
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Viva La Musica! Viva La Musica!
David Brunner - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Viva La Musica! is a wonderful theme for any concert. This exuberant work opens with a strong, bold, unison exclamation, vividly expressing the text and musical idea.

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Shiru L'Adonai Shiru L'Adonai
arr. David Neches - BriLee Music Publishing

This well-known Hebrew blessing, set canonically, is rhythmically interesting and exciting. The simple Hebrew text, which translates as "Sing to God a new song. Sing to God all the earth," has universal

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$1.95
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Haida Haida
arr. Henry Leck - Henry Leck Choral Series

Based on a Chassidic round, this arrangement is excellent to help a beginning chorus to sing together in parts. First sung in unison, then in a three-part round, the music is fun and easily accessible. The... view details
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$1.85
Manx Lullaby Manx Lullaby
arr. Lori-Anne Dolloff - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Manx Gaelic, as spoken on the Isle of Man, is similar to the Gaelic spoken in Ireland and Scotland. Many Manx folk songs make reference to birds, as this one does. Oh ho-ro hi ri ri... as sung by the chorus... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$2.15
Amani Utupe Amani Utupe (Grant Us Peace, Give Us Courage)
Patsy Ford Simms - Alfred Music Publishing

This African-style piece is just so much fun, everyone will be singing this on their way home! The text, which includes a combination of English and Swahili, is as joyful as the music.  The repetitive melody... view details
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E Ala E E Ala E (Arise)
Ruth Morris Gray - Alfred Music Publishing

The words of a Hawaiian chant form the basis of this nature-inspired piece, which celebrates our connection to the rising sun using Hawaiian and English in equal parts. With authentic-sounding rhythmic and... view details
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All the Beautiful Colors All the Beautiful Colors
arr. Mary Donnelly & George L.O. Strid - Choristers Guild

An uplifting original melody and lyrics are partnered with this traditional folk tune which is widely known throughout the Spanish-speaking world. The accessible partner song format of this multicultural

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$1.95
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$27.95
Ton The Ton The
Jeanne & Robert Gilmore/arr. Brumfield - Colla Voce Music LLC

Based on a traditional French tongue-twister, this clever piece is unique in the folksong repertoire.  If you do only one selection in French this year, let this be the one! ... view details
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$1.95
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$1.90
Instrumental Parts Xylophone & Drum Set
$11.00
Babethandaza Babethandaza
arr. Daniel Hughes - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

The award-winning African-American singing group Sweet Honey in the Rock has made this piece popular, and they shared with the arranger the text that they learned from an African native. The translation of the... view details
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$2.10
Iza Ngomso Iza Ngomso
Christopher Tin - Alfred Music Publishing

Based on a text by Longfellow and set in Xhosa, one of the official languages of South Africa, this joyous movement from Grammy-winner Christopher Tin's CD, The Drop That Contained the Sea, was originally

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Dwijavanthi Dwijavanthi
Ethan Sperry - Earthsongs

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$2.05
Siyahamba Siyahamba
Traditional /arr. Horace Scruggs - Horace Scruggs

This arrangement of "Siyahamba" gives it an authentic feel that is lively and infectious. It opens with one voice part calling to another to build dramatic chords of invitation.  The traditional South

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Hitori Hitori
arr. Mary Donnelly & George Strid - Hal Leonard Corporation

You won't want to miss this gentle Japanese folksong that is artfully crafted for young choirs, piano, and optional Orff instruments. The simple text can be sung in Japanese or English, and the elegant... view details
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EEasy
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Canta una Cancion Canta una Cancion
Victor C. Johnson - Choristers Guild

Opening with a jubilant fanfare in both piano and voices, the strong, singable melodies in this accessible original effectively deliver the important message of the completely Spanish text, which translates

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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.25
Two-Part 
$2.10
P/A CD 
$27.95
Murasame Murasame (The Mists of Evening)
Victor C. Johnson - Heritage Music Press

This gentle original setting of an eleventh-century Japanese text captures the mystery and flavor of ancient Japan and frames the middle section, which is in English. Haunting melodies and simple harmonies are... view details
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$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95