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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
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
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
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
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
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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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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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
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
P/A CD 
MEMedium Easy
$26.95
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 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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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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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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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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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
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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Siyahamba Siyahamba
Traditional /arr. Horace Scruggs - Horace Scruggs

This arrangement of "Siyahamba" gives it an authentic feel that is lively and infectious. It opens with one voice part calling to another to build dramatic chords of invitation.  The traditional South... view details

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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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Reuben and Rachel Reuben and Rachel
arr. Greg Gilpin - Shawnee Press

This really makes the most of the good-humored quality of the traditional folk song, allowing the boys and girls to argue and tease each other through the give and take of the lyrics and melodic phrases.  It's... view details
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SAB 
$2.50
 
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$39.95
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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MEMedium Easy
$2.30
SAB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.30
Unison 
MEMedium Easy
$2.30
P/A CD 
$29.95
Orchestration 
$69.95
Scarborough Fair Scarborough Fair
arr. Roger Emerson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Developing mixed choirs will enjoy rehearsing and performing this flexible setting that accommodates the changing voice. It has a contemporary feel, set in 4/4 meter rather than the traditional 3/4, and the... view details
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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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Hey! Ho! Nobody Home! Hey! Ho! Nobody Home!
arr. Russell Robinson - BriLee Music Publishing

Dating back to sixteenth-century England, Hey! Ho! Nobody Home! was sung by carolers who went from door to door to receive food for their singing, although there is no reference in the lyrics to... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$2.25
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
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