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Sisi Kushangilia Sisi Kushangilia (We Will Be Glad)
Victor C. Johnson - Choristers Guild

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... view details

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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.10
Two-Part 
$2.10
P/A CD 
$27.95
Tongo Tongo (Polynesian Folk Song)
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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Singabahambayo Singabahambayo
Victor C. Johnson - Heritage Music Press

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,... view details

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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
We Will We Will
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Each time "chiku ah" (chikoo ah) is sung it should be in a whispered voice, with intensity.  "Si mama, wototo" (stand tall, children) is the response in Swahili.  This compelling piece uses both English and... view details
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Two-Part 
$2.15
Muusika Muusika (Music)
Paert Uusberg - Walton Music

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.... view details

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SATB 
MMedium
$2.40
Sih'r Khalaq Sih'r Khalaq
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Sih'r Khalaq explores the world of Arabic rhythms, textures, and style in the interest of global fusion. The phrase "sih'r khalaq" describes the kind of magic that exists in art - magic that... view details

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SSAA 
$2.50
Kuimba! Kuimba!
Victor C. Johnson - Heritage Music Press

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... view details

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$2.10
Three-Part Mixed 
$2.10
SSA 
$2.10
TTB 
$2.10
P/A CD for SATB voicing only
$26.95
In Meeting We Are Blessed In Meeting We Are Blessed
Troy Robertson & R. Gatsnahos - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

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... view details

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SATB 
$2.45
Indodana Indodana
arr. Michael Barrett & Ralf Schmitt - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

This highly dramatic traditional African song was arranged by two South African composers, both experts in this genre of music. The ethnic flavor is palpable as the treble voices carry the melody and the men... view details
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$2.05
Sarasponda Sarasponda
arr. Ruth Boshkoff - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

This charming Dutch spinning song has an easy flow and a sweet melody that is perfect in young voices. Entirely in the Dutch language, it's repetitive in text and melody making it easily learned. And, it has... view details
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EEasy
$1.95
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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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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SATB 
$2.55
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
Tumefurahi Tumefurahi (We Rejoice!)
Dave Perry & Jean Perry - Choristers Guild

Rejoicing abounds in this multi-cultural selection! The Swahili refrain is easy to learn and the English stanzas provide a good balance to the primary melody. African drums and hand claps add to the... view details

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$2.25
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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Vuelie Vuelie
Christophe Beck & Frode Fjellheim - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

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... view details

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SSAA 
$1.95
Ohtul Ohtul (Evening)
Paert Uusberg - Walton Music

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... view details

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SATB 
$2.40
Zum Gali Gali Zum Gali Gali
arr. Greg Gilpin - Heritage Music Press

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... view details

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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.10
Two-Part 
$1.95
TB 
$2.10
P/A CD 
$26.95
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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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... view details

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Three-Part Mixed 
$1.95
Two-Part 
$1.95
Cantate Domino Cantate Domino (Kanta Jaunari Kantu Berria)
Josu Elberdin - Walton Music

Featuring alternating English, Basque and Latin text, this thrilling setting proclaims the joy of singing to God. Already much-loved around the world due to performances at the 2011 World Choral Symposium... view details

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SATB 
MAMedium-Advanced
$2.65
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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Unison 
$1.85