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Bring Me Little Water, Silvy Bring Me Little Water, Silvy
arr. Greg Gilpin - Choristers Guild

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... view details

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SATB 
$2.25
SSAB 
$2.10
SSAA 
$2.10
The Cuckoo The Cuckoo
Robert Hugh - Hal Leonard Corporation

Premiered at the 2008 ACDA Eastern Division Conference, this lively and playful arrangement of an American folk tune will be an excellent feature for young mixed choirs. The scat-like middle section adds to... view details
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SAB 
$2.50
Bright Morning Stars Bright Morning Stars
Shawn Kirchner - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

A great folk melody is given royal treatment here. The artful arrangment, with a great piano accompaniment, maintains the folk flavor of the song while adding drama and musical interest.... view details
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$2.10
Baloo Baleerie Baloo Baleerie
arr. Ruth Elaine Schram - BriLee Music Publishing

Baloo Baleerie is a beautiful Scottish lullaby appropriate for seasonal or general use. The text is in English with Gaelic subtext, along with an accessible pronunciation guide. The vowels of the... view details

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Three-Part Mixed 
$1.95
Amazing Grace Amazing Grace
arr. Bruce Stevenson/ed. Craig Courtney - Beckenhorst Press

"And when this flesh and heart shall fail, and mortal life shall cease, I shall possess within the veil a life of joy and peace."  This seldom heard verse provides a poignant climax to a rich, fresh rendition... view details
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SATB 
$2.00
Instrumental Parts Cello Part
$2.95
The Water Is Wide The Water Is Wide
arr. Rollo Dilworth - Hal Leonard Corporation

The Water Is Wide and Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie fit beautifully together in this gospel setting for younger choirs! It's an awesome way to introduce young singers to the style - the harmonies... view details
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Shenandoah Shenandoah
arr. Mark Patterson - Choristers Guild

Mark's extremely expressive and emotive arrangement of the beloved American folk song is complemented by beautiful harmonies and a rich accompaniment. The viola adds warmth and intriguing tone color to this... view details

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SAB 
$2.10
SSA 
$2.10
P/A CD 
$27.95
Polly Wolly Doodle Polly Wolly Doodle
arr. Brad Printz - Heritage Music Press

You've never imagined this popular American folksong with such interesting character before! With generous sharing of the melody in all voice parts, this innovative arrangement also uses piano four-hands,... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
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MEMedium Easy
$2.25
P/A CD 
MEMedium Easy
$26.95
The Parting Glass The Parting Glass
arr. Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

"So fill to me the parting glass. Good night and joy be with you all." Opening with a male solo, this setting of a traditional Celtic song makes a wonderful closer or encore number. Enhance the Celtic feel... view details

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All the Beautiful Colors All the Beautiful Colors
arr. Mary Donnelly & George L.O. Strid - Choristers Guild

An uplifting original melody and lyrics are partnered with this traditional folk tune which is widely known throughout the Spanish-speaking world. The accessible partner song format of this multicultural... view details

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$1.95
P/A CD 
$27.95
Harvest Moon Harvest Moon
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

A true fall concert piece, this is easy to learn at the beginning of the school year. Based on a traditional English folk song, it is ideal for building the important choral skills of blend, balance and... view details

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Bandyrowe Bandyrowe
arr. Susan Brumfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

"Way up yonder above the moon, a bluebird sits in a silver spoon. Kitty alone and I..." This Irish nonsense song is a whirling, twirling kaleidoscope of sound - an excellent showcase for treble choirs in... view details

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$2.50
Shady Grove Shady Grove
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

Teaching opportunities abound in this irresistible setting of a traditional American folk tune.  The modal melody is pentatonic, the easy ostinato-like countermelodies make part-singing a snap, and there is... view details
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$1.90
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$26.99
A Distant Shore A Distant Shore (The Water Is Wide)
Mary Donnelly & George Strid - Alfred Music Publishing

This partner-song setting of the best-loved American folk song The Water Is Wide features a new, folk-like countermelody. Moderate vocal ranges, an extended "echo" section, flowing piano lines, strong... view details
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Soldier Soldier
arr. Roger Emerson - Hal Leonard Corporation

This contemporary treatment of the American folksong Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier captures the poignant emotions of those left behind in time of war. Turbulent accompaniment patterns, vocal ostinati... view details
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Shady Grove Shady Grove
arr. Jerry Estes - Shawnee Press

Enlivened with a hint of bluegrass, this American folk song tells of the love for a woman called Shady Grove. A rhythmic piano accompaniment moves quickly under the bright two-part harmonies,... view details

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TB 
$2.50
 
Multi-Song Accomp. CD 
$44.99
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
Skip to My Lou Skip to My Lou
arr. Dan Forrest - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

Here's a sophisticated novelty arrangement complete with creative percussion accompaniment and kazoos. Sing it a cappella or with piano for a uniquely entertaining concert feature!

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MAMedium-Advanced
$2.50
This Old Hammer This Old Hammer
arr. Neil Ginsberg - Shawnee Press

The folk tale of John Henry comes to life in this rhythmic call-and-response style setting. The historical notes describe how railroad workers sang the song while laying railroad track by hand, and the... view details
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The Crawdad Song The Crawdad Song
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

Easy voice parts that alternate then sing together, clever spoken sections with body percussion, and vocal sound effects for frogs and mosquitoes make this American folksong come alive with fun!  Folksong... view details
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$2.10
Teaching P/A CD 
$26.99
The Wayfaring Stranger The Wayfaring Stranger
arr. Greg Gilpin - Shawnee Press

This popular spiritual sings of a plaintive soul on the journey through life. Now available for SATB, this best-selling arrangement has been beautifully set with striking vocal writing, a haunting piano... view details

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$2.50
 
Multi-Song Accomp. CD 
$44.99
This Ol' Man This Ol' Man
arr. Greg Gilpin - Shawnee Press

This Ol' Man has never sounded like this before! In an incredibly clever way, Greg has taken the original song into some unpredictable directions, resulting in a novelty number that is an absolute... view details
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Chumbara Chumbara
Dave & Jean Perry - Heritage Music Press

Creative possibilities abound with this fun, frolicking arrangement of a French folksong that will remind you of the Can-Can. It features a text consisting completely of nonsense words, a rhythmic... view details
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EEasy
$2.10
Unison 
$2.10
P/A CD 
$26.95
The Skye Boat Song The Skye Boat Song
arr. Darmon Meader - Carl Fischer LLC

This is superb! Darmon Meader's incomparable arranging skill is evident in every measure of this gorgeous setting of the traditional Scottish folk song. Lovely, lyrical piano writing and lush harmonic... view details

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$2.25