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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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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
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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Possum Gonna Play... Possum Gonna Play...
Vijay Singh - Heritage Music Press

Playful and fun, with a surprise ending, this folk-style novelty original makes clever use of rhythmic motifs, call and response, and independent part singing to create a humorous tribute to our favorite... view details
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$2.25
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$26.95
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
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
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$27.95
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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Crawdad Song Crawdad Song
arr. John Leavitt - Choristers Guild

Accessible voice parts coupled with hand claps and toe taps help create this lively, energized arrangement of an American folk song favorite. Call-and-response phrases with contrary motion and terraced... view details

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$2.10
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$27.95
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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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
I Bought Me a Cat I Bought Me a Cat
arr. Sally K. Albrecht - Alfred Music Publishing

Now available for two-part or SAB choirs, Sally's fresh treatment of the humorous American folk song is in "add-on" style, with a new animal introduced in each verse.  Each animal sings a distinctive call,... view details
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The Papaya Song The Papaya Song
Greg Gilpin - Alfred Music Publishing

Kids will love performing with shakers in hand during this island-flavored Calypso song, arranged especially for developing two-part singers. A terrific way to shake things up and bring the house down!

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$1.85
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$27.99
 
Lights! Choral DVD Choral Movement
$39.99
Old Dan Tucker Old Dan Tucker
arr. Neil Ginsberg - Heritage Music Press

Add some zest to your next concert with this playful, hoedown-style arrangement. The clever accompaniment sparks new life into the tune, and everyone gets to sing the melody. This sparkling folksong setting is... view details
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Amazing Grace Amazing Grace
arr. Jack Schrader - Hope Publishing Company

Absolutely inspired! Jack's perspective on this beloved melody is to use a slow, gospel style. The authentic piano accompaniment has all the piano licks you could possibly want, and supports the arrangement... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$2.20
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$2.20
P/A CD 
$29.95
Orchestration 
$69.95
Skip! Skip! Shoo, Fly, Shoo! Skip! Skip! Shoo, Fly, Shoo!
Mary Lynn Lightfoot - Heritage Music Press

Rhythmic clapping and stomping patterns add to the fun of this lively setting based on the American folksongs Skip to My Lou and Shoo, Fly with the spiritual This Train thrown in for good... view details
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John Henry John Henry
arr. Rollo Dilworth - Hal Leonard Corporation

Bluesy harmonies infuse this powerful, dramatic telling of the legend of John Henry, complete with the sounds of the hissing train and the hammer on the railroad track. "Then he died with his hammer in his... view details
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$2.10
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$22.95
Lord of the Dance Lord of the Dance
arr. John Rutter - Hope Publishing Company

With sensitivity and flair, John Rutter has created the consummate arrangement of this Sydney Carter classic! In his music, John perfectly balances the suspenseful sweep and full range of emotions that the... view details
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The Happy Wanderer The Happy Wanderer (Val-de-ri, Val-de-ra)
arr. Dave & Jean Perry - Alfred Music Publishing

Originally composed for a German children's chorus, this folksong from the Swiss Alps is the ultimate happy hiking song. The piano accompaniment includes an optional "secondo" part, so you can use two... view details
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I Hear the Windmill I Hear the Windmill
arr. Ruth Elaine Schram - Heritage Music Press

This fast-moving setting of the French Canadian folksong J'entends le Moulin is perfect for developing choirs. Optional percussion parts, English or French lyrics, and performance suggestions make... view details

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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.10
Two-Part 
$2.10
P/A CD 
$26.95
The Birds' Courting Song The Birds' Courting Song
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

This Appalachian folk song, which dates back to the seventeenth century, is a conversation among birds of different species, each telling how its color is the result of a broken love affair. With easy vocal... view details
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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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Poor Wayfaring Stranger Poor Wayfaring Stranger
arr. Keith Christopher - Hal Leonard Corporation

Choirs and ensembles alike will enjoy the down-home setting of this familiar song. The unique sounds of bluegrass bring this traditional folk tune to life, and the effect is truly captivating!  Exceptional in... view details
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I've Been Working on the Wabash Cannonball I've Been Working on the Wabash Cannonball
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

These two famous train songs are arranged for young singers in a creative way that includes sound effects, layered rhythm speech and much more! A great choreography showcase, it is a wonderful concert... view details

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Three-Part Mixed 
$1.90
Two-Part 
$1.90
Teaching P/A CD 
$26.99