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The Coasts of High Barbary The Coasts of High Barbary
arr. Richard Ewer - Heritage Music Press

This robust setting of the popular English-American ballad is an adventure on the high seas from the very first note to the final chord! With comfortable ranges and mostly unison and two-part writing... view details

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TBB 
$2.10
Carrickfergus Carrickfergus
arr. Paul Caldwell & Sean Ivory - Caldwell and Ivory

This lyrical Irish folksong is a favorite among honor choirs. "I wish I was in Carrickfergus, only for nights in Ballygrant...but the sea is wide and I can't swim over, nor have I the wings to fly..." Full of... view details
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SSAATBB 
$3.00
SATB 
$3.00
SAB 
$3.00
SSAA 
$3.00
Unison 
$3.00
 Oboe Part
$5.00
The Drinking Gourd The Drinking Gourd
arr. Andre Thomas - Heritage Music Press

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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
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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SA 
$2.10
Rattle My Rattle Rattle My Rattle
arr. Susan Brumfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

This Woody Guthrie children's song unfolds into a sonic celebration of rhythm and melody! Repeated phrases, nonsense syllables, rattles, temple blocks, tambourine, rhythm bones and foot stomping will... view details

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Thistle and Rose Thistle and Rose (with "Ye Banks And Braes Of Bonnie Doon")
Phyllis Wolfe-White - Heritage Music Press

Celebrating the unity between Scotland (Thistle) and England (Rose), this stirring and proud selection incorporates the traditional Scottish tune, Ye Banks And Braes Of Bonnie Doon  with original music.... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Fillimiooriay Fillimiooriay (Paddy Works on the Railway)
arr. Lon Beery - Alfred Music Publishing

Optional solos give you a chance to feature your strongest singers in this animated arrangement of a traditional Irish folk song.  Particular attention is paid to appropriate ranges for young men in any stage... view details
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A Paper of Pins A Paper of Pins
arr. Amy Bernon - Shawnee Press

This English folk tune tells a story from the Victorian era of a girl who sewed and was delighted to receive a "paper of pins" from her suitor along with a host of other gifts, though all she wished for was... view details

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Shady Grove Shady Grove
arr. Robert I. Hugh - Hal Leonard Corporation

Several American folksongs combine to create a fascinating collage of sound and color in this accessible setting. Accompanied by piano with optional conga and mandolin, the vocal lines are layered, sung... view details

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Over the Sea to Skye Over the Sea to Skye (The Skye Boat Song)
arr. Douglas E. Wagner - Alfred Music Publishing

Like waves of an ocean carrying a boat, the lilting triple meter of this ageless Scottish folk tune supports warm choral harmonies. Lush and embracing, it's a lovely ballad for concert or contest. To make... view details

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Minoi Minoi Minoi Minoi
Christopher Marshall - Alliance Music Publications, Inc.

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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.70
Performance CD 
$10.00
Marienwurmchen Marienwurmchen (Ladybug)
Johannes Brahms/ed. Goetze - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

This arrangement for unison voices by Mary Goetze of this Johannes Brahms folk song setting is an excellent way to introduce your young choir to singing in German! A very detailed pronunciation guide is... view details
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Unison 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
How Can I Keep from Singing How Can I Keep from Singing
HONORE - Choristers Guild

SATB/General. A traditional American tune is heard in this lovely anthem with keyboard accompaniment, appropriate for youth or adult choirs.... view details
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SATB 
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Casey Jones Casey Jones
arr. Russell Robinson - Heritage Music Press

Get on board!  The classic story of train conductor Casey Jones is told with fun sound effects in this energetic setting of the American folk song, ideal for young and developing choirs.  Each part has ample... view details
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Two-Part 
$2.10
P/A CD 
$26.95
 
CD 
$39.95
Danny Boy Danny Boy (Londonderry Air)
arr. Kevin A. Memley - Pavane Publishing

This is a real find for a cappella voices! Phrases of "vocal bagpipes," in which the voices imitate the sound of bagpipes, create an amazing effect as they set the proper mood for one of the most beautiful... view details

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Mary Had a Little Blues Mary Had a Little Blues
Charles Collins - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

This incredibly original and clever take-off of the familiar nursery rhyme is bluesy and fun all the way, with plenty of chances for your students to sing "Baa-baa" as they tell the part of the story we never... view details
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SA 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Who Can Sail Without the Wind? Who Can Sail Without the Wind?
arr. Dan Forrest - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

"Who can sail without the wind? Who can row without oars? Who can leave a parting friend without shedding tears?" This sentimental folksong from Sweden is artfully arranged for mixed chorus and piano... view details

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SATB 
$2.25
Shenandoah Shenandoah
FUNK, J - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Jeff funk has created a remarkably sensitive and highly musical arrangement of one of our most revered American folk melodies. Between its fresh scoring and rich harmonies it makes a great showpiece for choirs... 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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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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I'm Goin' There! I'm Goin' There! (Wayfaring Stranger)
arr. Greg Gilpin - Carl Fischer LLC

This is more than just an arrangement of Wayfaring Stranger. Greg has written an original counterline which becomes a rhythmic ostinato beneath the traditional tune and the result is phenomenal! The... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.25
Old MacDonald Old MacDonald
arr. Roger Emerson - Hal Leonard Corporation

This childhood favorite makes an exciting, super-fast vocal jazz showcase for younger choirs. Inspired by Ella Fitzgerald, the vocal lines are easy, making it a great vehicle for developing jazz inflection... view details

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SATB 
$2.25
Three-Part Mixed 
$2.25
Two-Part 
$2.25
P/A CD 
$26.99