Like most popular Scottish folksongs, this one is rooted in history, but now has been transformed into a nonsense song. Aiken Drum, with his clothes made of tasty food, is creatively portrayed here in this
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In this dynamic arrangement of the Huddie Ledbetter tune, Greg Gilpin has captured the strong rhythmic pulse and harmonic energy that is characteristic of the Lead Belly style. To intensify the driving
This delightfully captivating arrangement of the popular American folksong standard features sensitive chord voicings and independent vocal nuances that create an intimate musical experience. It is equally
This a cappella setting of Danny Boy by Trevor Gomes is unique and lovely. Following a stark opening, the piece grows in richness and vocal parts, with stirring harmonies and a graceful conclusion.
Stephen Foster's beautiful song comes to life again in this sensitive, lyrical a cappella setting. The choir has many opportunities to shimmer throughout the piece, especially in the sustained tones which
This arrangement contrasts the unbridled optimism and resolve of a person heading off to war with the bittersweet nostalgia of leaving a special person behind, along with the promise of return. In the style
This lively, rowdy folk song is quintessentially American. It's a blast to learn and sing! "All I need's a pretty little gal, feed 'em when I'm gone."
This a cappella choral classic is now more accessible to a larger ensemble while still preserving the endearing elements of the original. Considered one of the most beautiful melodies in the world, this
In this charming game song, the arranger has captured the back-and-forth bounce of the dialogue as the question, "What will you wear, Jenny Jenkins?" flits from part to part. Jenny's ultimate answer will
A polite adaptation of the traditional bawdy song by famed Scottish poet Robert Burns. This charming version presents a poignant and emotive consideration of human relationships and aging. The music and
This thoughtful closing sentiment is appropriate for any time of year. Imagine your singers joining hands as they blend and tune their voices. Just when you think you've heard the finest of a cappella
Daniel Hughes has arranged this delightful English folk song as a madrigal. A jovial piece that encourages partying with a most proper spirit, the music serves well at any concert or madrigal dinner feast.
Here's a sorrowful American song that explores the themes of loneliness and loss. The simple and extremely effective arranging style allows singers to express the text with tremendous drama. "If I had wings
This classic arrangement is a perennial favorite and a staple of the repertoire for divisi mixed choirs.
This a cappella arrangement of a 17th-century Irish melody has a warm, encouraging feeling that makes it appropriate for graduation. "O give me your hand, walk ahead now with me. Together we'll set out for
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