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Baba Yetu Baba Yetu
Chris Kiagiri & Christopher Tin - Alfred Music Publishing

This unique title track from the video game Civilization IV offers a world fusion sound, including chanting, strong rhythmic choral sections, and a Swahili text setting of "The Lord's Prayer."... view details

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Kusimama Kusimama (Stand Tall)
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Kusimama is written in a world-music style that is accessible for choirs, both young and old, that are just beginning to be exposed to world rhythms and language - a sort of introduction to new... view details
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Eatnemen Vuelie Eatnemen Vuelie (Song of the Earth)
Frode Fjellheim/arr. Emily Crocker - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

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... view details

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Tongo Tongo
arr. Greg Gilpin - Alfred Music Publishing

This traditional canoe song from Polynesia sounds very impressive with just two voice parts, hand claps, and percussion instruments. The echoing voice parts suggest people communicating from canoe to canoe... view details

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Morokeni Morokeni (Greeting Song)
arr. Bernard Kruger - Hal Leonard Corporation

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... view details

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Imbakwa Imbakwa
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Beautifully melodic, with a great beat and a great message, this "world music" piece has a text in Swahili which translates as, "We have a right." Imbakwa was written for the score of a film about an... view details
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Ning Wendete Ning Wendete
arr. Greg Gilpin - Shawnee Press

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... view details

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Kuwa Furaha Kuwa Furaha
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

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... view details

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Thula Klizeo Thula Klizeo
Joseph Shabalala/arr. Leanne MacDonnell - Pavane Publishing

Joseph Shabalala is best known for his work with Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Paul Simon. This delightful multicultural piece incorporates body percussion and words that are great fun to pronounce. Leanne... view details

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Juntos Juntos
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Here is a Jim Papoulis original in the style of a Spanish folk song. The words sing of the strength and power we feel when we learn to work and walk together. The title, which means "together," builds through... view details
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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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Carnavalito Carnavalito
arr. Will Lopes - Hal Leonard Corporation

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... view details

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Chantez Alleluia! Chantez Alleluia!
Dave & Jean Perry - Heritage Music Press

This lively original, with its infectious melody and interactive harmony, weaves two very basic French phrases with "alleluia" to create a delightful offering.  Joyful, fun, and extremely accessible,... view details

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Sisi Sote Sisi Sote (All of Us)
Andy Beck - Alfred Music Publishing

The world rhythms and contemporary harmonies in this multicultural original are cause for celebration! An easy-to-learn Swahili text invites us to sing, dance, clap our hands, and stomp our feet. Free... 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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Tumekuja Kuimba Tumekuja Kuimba (We Have Come to Sing!)
Lynn Zettlemoyer - Shawnee Press

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... view details

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Sansa Kroma Sansa Kroma
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

Layered percussion, body percussion and call-and-response vocals make this African game song a delight to sing and hear! Perfect for elementary or middle school, it's an entertaining performance selection and... view details
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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... view details

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Gnothi Safton Gnothi Safton
Jim Papoulis/ed. Sophia Miller - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

With Gnothi Safton, composer Jim Papoulis raises the profile of Boomwhackers out of the elementary classroom and onto the concert stage. Including an original inspirational text that urges young... view details

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Canoe Song Canoe Song
arr. Ruth Morris Gray - Shawnee Press

A favorite Native American tune is creatively blended with original music, incorporating unison and two-part harmony, round and partner-style singing, and optional percussion. This is a treasure chest of... view details
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Sililiza Sililiza (Hear Me)
Jim Papoulis, - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

This energetic, uplifting work fuses the rhythms of African, American and Latin cultures, and uses a text primarily in Swahili but interspersed with phrases in Spanish. Supported by shaker, djembe and agogo... view details

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Kalinka Kalinka
arr. Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

What a neat arrangement of the favorite Russian folk song! Your singers will especially enjoy the accelerando passages ending in "Hey!" All the exciting tempo changes and dynamic contrasts will be tremendous... view details
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