Exuberant rhythmic energy abounds in this African-style original! The Swahili text of only four words translates: "We will dance! We will sing! We will be glad!" The only accompanying instruments are
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,
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
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Kenyan composer Teddy Kalanda Harrison and his group Them Mushrooms received world-wide recognition with their platinum-certified recording of his piece. With a fun percussion accompaniment, Jacob Narverud
Here is an exuberant a cappella number that's loaded with African atmosphere! The traditional Zambian words are sung throughout with such a buoyant, rhythmic feel that you are transported into the center of
A meditation on the mystery and wonder of music, this Estonian tone poem is a little gem for a cappella choirs. With gorgeous harmonies that intensify the text, this will resonate deeply with your singers.
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
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 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
The part for djembe imparts a traditional African feeling to this easy, original a cappella work. The Gatsnahos text, inspired by John Donne, has a theme of friendship and unity that all can relate to. "We
Inspired by the traditional Sami joik, this arrangement, as sung by Cantus in the Disney movie "Frozen," is a winner. Perfect for a pops concert or a concert looking for a special
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
In this beautiful work by Estonian composer Paert Uusberg, a poem by Ernst Enno speaks of evening and of the images we associate with dusk. The tonalities, both familiar and other-worldly, will make this a
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