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Folksongs Choral Music (268)
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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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At the River At the River
Aaron Copland - Boosey & Hawkes

Powerful and rhythmic, this number also serves as a classic example and introduction to contemporary craftsmanship.... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Unison 
$1.95
SA 
$2.10
TTBB 
$2.25
Aura Lee Aura Lee
arr. Keith Christopher - Alfred Music Publishing

Masterfully crafted with a traditional harmonization, this piece is an eloquent showcase for mixed or men's choirs. The addition of the SoundPax instrumentation (strings, flute, and percussion) will make... view details

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Away in a Manger Away in a Manger (Flow Gently, Sweet Afton)
arr. Ruth Elaine Schram - BriLee Music Publishing

This tender, soothing setting of the Flow Gently, Sweet Afton melody has the words of Away in a Manger with the words of the folk song as subtext. It is a sweet, angelic piece for any time of... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
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
Bandyrowe Bandyrowe
arr. Susan Brumfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

"Way up yonder above the moon, a blulebird 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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$2.25
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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Banjo Sam Banjo Sam
arr. Jay Broeker - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

Based on an American folk tune from the southern folk tradition of the early 1900s, this selection is an upbeat showpiece that incorporates a banjo player, a bit of non-improvised scat singing, a fun text, and... view details
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$2.10
Banjo on My Knee Banjo on My Knee (Oh, Susanna)
Stephen Foster/arr. Estes - Heritage Music Press

Here's a creative twist on Oh, Susanna, with piano and vocal rhythms that emulate the sound of a plucked banjo. It's a light, bouncy, refreshing number that is sure to entertain!... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
$1.95
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$1.75
 
CD 
$39.95
Bile Them Cabbage Down Bile Them Cabbage Down
arr. Steve Kupferschmid - Shawnee Press

This lively, rhythmic and humorous arrangement is pure fun from start to finish, not to mention easy to learn! Hand-clappin', hootin' and hollerin' and even some barking and howling fill the verses and... view details

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Bile Them Cabbage Down Bile Them Cabbage Down
arr. Mack Wilberg - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

A favorite with all-state and regional festivals, this uniquely charming arrangement for choir and piano (four hands) is a choral hoedown just waiting to happen! Add wood block and tambourine, or your own... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$2.20
Instrumental Parts 
$20.00
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. Victor C. Johnson - Heritage Music Press

This stunning arrangement of the evocative American folk tune features a text perfectly suited to male choirs. The rich choral sonorities, the musically engaging accompaniment, and the dramatic role of the... 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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Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair
arr. David Eddleman - Carl Fischer LLC

An expressive, rubato tenor solo opens this fresh, jazz-influenced interpretation of the Southern Appalachian folk song. The words describe a man's feelings for his beloved, while the playful piano... view details
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$1.95
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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Bonny Portmore Bonny Portmore
arr. Linda Spevacek - Heritage Music Press

Bonny Portmore recalls the demise of the mighty oak trees in Ireland long ago. Linda Spevacek masterfully creates rich choral textures and a multitude of opportunities for musical expression to... view details

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SSA 
$2.10
Bonny Wood Green Bonny Wood Green
Stephen Hatfield - Alliance Music Publications, Inc.

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MEMedium Easy
$1.90
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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Bowling Green Bowling Green
PAGE, N - Boosey & Hawkes

Bowling Green was recorded in the 1940's by Cousin Emmy. Page's simple arrangement is in a higher key and, in the folk tradition, has changes to the rhythm. Suggested instrumentation for accompaniment for this... view details
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A Branch of May A Branch of May
arr. Douglas Beam - Hal Leonard Corporation

This sweet setting of a Kentucky folksong will showcase your developing singers at their best, with excellent vocal ranges and well-crafted harmonies. An excellent teaching piece, with nice "oo" phrasings,... view details

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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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Bright Morning Stars Bright Morning Stars
arr. Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

"Bright morning stars are rising...Day is breaking in my soul..."  This Appalachian folksong, arranged for a cappella voices, has a contemplative, spiritual quality.  Opening and closing with a female trio,... view details
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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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$2.10
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$2.10
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$2.10