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Folksongs Choral Music (55)
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Aiken Drum Aiken Drum
arr. Philip Lawson - Dehaske

Like most popular Scottish folksongs, this one is rooted in history, but now has been transformed into a nonsense song. Aiken Drum, with his clothes made of tasty food, is creatively portrayed here in this... view details

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Appalachian Dances Appalachian Dances
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

There's never a dull moment in this exceptional arrangement of five popular folk songs: Wayfaring Stranger; Sourwood Mountain; Cumberland Gap; Cotton-Eye Joe and Cindy. Terrific writing for... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
$1.80
Two-Part 
$1.90
P/A CD 
$26.99
Appalachian Fiddler Appalachian Fiddler
arr. John Purifoy - Hal Leonard Corporation

This vibrant medley is infused with joyful energy! Three American folksongs are combined with original words and music to create a spectacular showcase for school and community groups. The authentic fiddle... view details

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Banjo Pickin' Girl Banjo Pickin' Girl
arr. Tim Sharp & Andrea Ramsey - Hal Leonard Corporation

This arrangement of the Appalachian folk song is tons of fun, with parts for banjo, gourd, washboard and spoons! It even incorporates Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen with humorous effect, making it a... view details
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SSA 
$2.25
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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Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair
arr. John Purifoy - Hal Leonard Corporation

The Appalachian folk melody takes on a plaintive quality in this setting for mixed voices and piano with cello obbligato. It is a deeply expressive, emotional work, with fluid lines and lovely instrumental... view details
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Bobby Shafto Bobby Shafto
arr. Philip Lawson - Dehaske

With a twist of Brahms' Lullaby and Wagner's Bridal Chorus, this clever arrangement of an English folksong makes a light-hearted encore number - lots of fun for concert or community... view details

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Bound for the Promised Land Bound for the Promised Land
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

This American folk hymn became an anthem of the pioneers, reflecting the courage of a growing nation. This setting for younger choirs offers well-crafted, layered voice parts, and alternates between a... view details

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Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie
arr. Kirby Shaw - Hal Leonard Corporation

This soulful a cappella setting of the classic American folksong has a spiritual feel that is very effective! If you're looking for something a little different with a terrific a cappella groove, this is for... view details
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Ching-A-Ring-Chaw Ching-A-Ring-Chaw
Aaron Copland - Boosey & Hawkes

This edition of Copland's classic composition has been appearing on an increasing number of state and festival lists.... view details
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Clap Your Hands Clap Your Hands
arr. Paul Carey - Hal Leonard Corporation

Clap, stomp, shake and sing this lively arrangement of the American folk tune Old Joe Clark. With rhythmic twists, percussion, and movement suggestions, this is a fun showstopper that will be a... view details

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Two-Part 
$2.25
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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Two-Part 
$1.90
Teaching P/A CD 
$26.99
Cripple Creek Cripple Creek
Emily Crocker - Hal Leonard Corporation

Some clever lyrical additions make this old American fiddle tune a delightful program number, and a top-seller! Ideal for young choirs, it's now available for two-part, three-part mixed and TB groups. Highly... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
$1.90
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MEMedium Easy
$1.90
TB 
$1.90
Teaching P/A CD 
$26.99
The Cuckoo The Cuckoo
R. 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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Drunken Sailor Drunken Sailor
Emily Crocker - Hal Leonard Corporation

Young choirs will enjoy singing this classic sea chantey. The voice ranges are perfect for junior high or middle school voices.... view details
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EEasy
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Durme, Durme Durme, Durme
arr. Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

This simple Sephardic folksong offers a tender message over a gentle and flowing accompaniment. With particularly lovely vocal lines, this makes an exceptional teaching tool as well as a wonderful concert or... view details
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$1.90
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MEMedium Easy
$1.90
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MEMedium Easy
$1.90
Fiddle-I-Fee Fiddle-I-Fee
John Purifoy - Hal Leonard Corporation

"Oh, I had a cat..." The cat, the duck, the cow, the goose and the dog... all join in the refrain of this popular "cumulative" American folksong favorite. The dissonant chords used for the animal sounds are... view details
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Gartan Mother's Lullaby Gartan Mother's Lullaby
arr. Judith Herrington - Hal Leonard Corporation

This beautiful melody from the town of Gartan in the province of Ulster, Ireland will provide a lovely showcase for women's or upper-level children's choirs. With interesting mixed-meter piano interludes, the... view details
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The Gift to Be Free The Gift to Be Free
arr. Rollo Dilworth - Hal Leonard Corporation

The traditional Shaker hymn Simple Gifts is reinterpreted in this setting, highlighted by layered vocal lines and gospel-style harmonies. Opening simply, the work gradually builds in dynamics and... view details
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The Gift to Be Simple The Gift to Be Simple
arr. Bob Chilcott - Hal Leonard Corporation

Part of The King's Singers choral series, this entertaining arrangement gives an added dimension to the well known Shaker tune. Bob Chilcott's lyric counterlines are sophisticated and fun for both mixed and... view details
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MMedium
$1.95
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MMedium
$1.95
The Girl I Left Behind Me The Girl I Left Behind Me
arr. Patti Drennan - Hal Leonard Corporation

The deep longing of the lonesome traveler reflecting on his girl back home forms the emotional centerpiece of this expressive folk setting for men's voices. A superb showcase for TTB choirs from high school... view details

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Gonna Get Through This World Gonna Get Through This World
arr. Nick Page - Hal Leonard Corporation

From the Wonder Wheel CD of Woody Guthrie songs, recorded by the Klezmatics, this is a joyous fusion of folk, klezmer, jazz and world styles. The improvisatory refrain at the end of this arrangement reflects a... view details
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Hello, Susie Brown Hello, Susie Brown
arr. Mary Donnelly & George L. O. Strid - Shawnee Press

This lively folk song is a "play party song" that includes clapping and dancing. Beginning with a soft, lovely melody, this fun arrangement has lots of energy and contrast, conveying the true party spirit of... view details
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Hush, Little Baby Hush, Little Baby
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

The traditional American folksong gets a fresh treatment in this charming setting, with a supportive, lightly rhythmic piano accompaniment. Very sweet and singable, it is lovely writing for treble choirs in... view details
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