Sizzling with celebratory rhythmic energy, this African folksong loosely translates as: "Those who sing have the right to be called the children of God." The only accompanying instruments are hand drum
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The opening musical number from the Disney animated feature "Frozen," this song is inspired by indigenous Saami and Norwegian culture, a combination of Saami yoiking and the Danish Christmas hymn Dejlig
Although this is an original work, the words, which simulate a tribal language, give it a world-music feeling. In fact, the chant-like character of the piece almost makes you feel as though you are taking
Fun to sing and surprisingly rehearsal-friendly, this South African musical celebration of freedom and hope is sure to have instant appeal. Lending itself to simple stage choreography, and with an exciting,
This exuberant African-style original work is an invitation to let music be our guide and sing together with joyful hearts. You'll want to use the optional percussion parts with this a cappella piece to
This vibrant, percussive original a cappella work uses both Swahili and English text to create a dynamic multicultural feature that works great as an opener or processional. The theme of "coming together to
Kuwa Furaha is a song about joy. More specifically, it is about the simple and beautiful way that children have of showing and expressing their joy. Jim Papoulis is well known for his world music
This authentic Zulu folk song is a perfect fit for mixed and treble choirs in three parts! The authentic African rhythmic groove is punctuated by brief solos and joyful handclaps. Add the optional
At less than two minutes' duration, this is a brief, easy, extremely effective African song for a cappella choir with percussion. Authentic call-and-response vocals make it so much fun to sing, and the
Harry Belafonte cowrote and recorded this feel-good Jamaican-style piece which is based on the idea that humanity is derived from the three basic elements: fire, water and earth. Set in simple 5/4 meter,
The Swahili text of this African-style original is a joyful celebration of peace, set for a cappella voices with shaker and drums (included in the score). Somewhat reminiscent of O Sifuni Mungu, it
A whirling, twirling Andalusian dancer is vividly portrayed in this setting of a traditional Spanish folksong. Well-crafted vocal lines over a colorful piano accompaniment make this an excellent choice for
Rhythm abounds in the vocal and percussion sounds of this a cappella arrangement of a Kenyan folk song. With a simple, delightful text, energy-filled vocals, rhythmic hand claps, small percussion and body
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.
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
This cute Jamaican folksong, in English, is basically a round, which may be sung in unison or in three parts. With accessible layered harmonies and delightful percussion and keyboard accompaniment, it's
Here is an a cappella arrangement of a Bolivian folksong that is rhythmic and a bit of a challenge, but well worth the rehearsal time. Fun hand claps, vocal percussion and body percussion make the piece
La Monja Blanca (the White Nun Orchid) is the national flower of Guatemala and symbolizes peace, beauty and art. This folk song in Spanish is appropriately set for easy a cappella treble voices.
Bernyanyi Bersama was written for the 2014 Saint Angela Children and Youth Choir Festival in Bandung, Indonesia. Using the theme of diversity in harmony, the language of Indonesia (Bahasa) is woven
Opening with a melancholy rubato introduction, this traditional Brazilian song then moves into a lively dance style that will invigorate your concert with rhythm and fun! In Portuguese, with pronunciation
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