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Baba Yetu Baba Yetu
Chris Kiagiri & Christopher Tin - Alfred Music Publishing

Now arranged for a cappella voices with optional percussion, this Grammy Award-winning title track from the video game Civilization IV has a unique world-fusion sound, including chanting, strong rhythmic... view details
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Hlohonolofatsa Hlohonolofatsa
arr. Daniel Jackson - Walton Music

This tremendously fun arrangement of a South African greeting song exclaims, "Iyo hlonolofatsa, Ka lebitso la ntate," which translates as, "Bless everything in the name of the Father." Featuring a soloist,... view details

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$2.55
Bidi Bom Bidi Bom
David Eddleman - Carl Fischer LLC

You won't want to miss this delightfully festive little piece that is a superb way to introduce a multicultural perspective into your holiday programming. Independent choral lines build a lively counterpoint... view details
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$2.25
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$1.95
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$1.95
TTB 
$1.80
Hine Ma Tov Hine Ma Tov
Neil Ginsberg - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

A flowing piano accompaniment joined by a flute obligato add great color to this piece. Easy, tasteful, sing it in the original Hebrew or in English.... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$5.00
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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Ukuthula Ukuthula (An African Prayer for Peace)
arr. Andre van der Merwe - Earthsongs

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$1.75
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$1.75
Wangol Wangol
Sten Kallman - Walton Music

Your students will like this! It's a popular folk song from Haiti about a country in change. Wangol is a voodoo spirit and he is addressed in the song: "Wangol, you are leaving. When will I see you again? The... view details
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$2.55
Jenga Imani Yako Jenga Imani Yako
Israel Kagaruki/ed. Rogers - Hal Leonard Corporation

Composed in the Kwaya music tradition of Tanzania, this vibrant Swahili song means "build your faith" and encourages people to keep moving forward and never to give up, even though they may face hard times.... view details
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$2.10
Viva La Musica! Viva La Musica!
David Brunner - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Viva La Musica! is a wonderful theme for any concert. This exuberant work opens with a strong, bold, unison exclamation, vividly expressing the text and musical idea.

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Jai Ho Jai Ho (Dance with Me)
A. R. Rahmen/arr. Sperry - Earthsongs

Ethan Sperry's exciting arrangement of the 2008 Oscar-winning song from "Slumdog Millionaire" has attracted a lot of attention on the festival circuit, and for good reason! The song's global rhythms and... view details
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$2.25
Instrumental Parts 
$7.50
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$4.50
Kawouno Wan Gi Pi Kawouno Wan Gi Pi (Water Song)
Vivian Aluoch & Vivian Anyango/arr. Brian Tate - Shawnee Press

From Kenya comes this rhythmic, energetic a cappella work with percussion, in the Dholuo language. Celebrating the gift of water to the land in the form of rain and rivers, the unison singing builds into... view details
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$2.50
Ton The Ton The
Jeanne & Robert Gilmore/arr. Brumfield - Colla Voce Music LLC

Based on a traditional French tongue-twister, this clever piece is unique in the folksong repertoire.  If you do only one selection in French this year, let this be the one! ... view details
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$1.95
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$1.90
Instrumental Parts Xylophone & Drum Set
$11.00
Riversong Riversong (A Celtic Celebration)
Roger Emerson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Anyone who has experienced the wonderful sounds of Celtic music is going to respond enthusiastically to this exceptional Roger Emerson original which captures all the spark and color of the Celtic tradition.... view details
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MEMedium Easy
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MEMedium Easy
$2.10
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MEMedium Easy
$2.10
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MEMedium Easy
$2.25
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MEMedium Easy
$1.90
P/A CD 
$26.99
Instrumental Parts 
$25.00
Amani Utupe Amani Utupe (Grant Us Peace, Give Us Courage)
Patsy Ford Simms - Alfred Music Publishing

This African-style piece is just so much fun, everyone will be singing this on their way home! The text, which includes a combination of English and Swahili, is as joyful as the music.  The repetitive melody... view details
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Babethandaza Babethandaza
arr. Daniel Hughes - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

The award-winning African-American singing group Sweet Honey in the Rock has made this piece popular, and they shared with the arranger the text that they learned from an African native. The translation of the... view details
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$2.10
Dwijavanthi Dwijavanthi
Ethan Sperry - Earthsongs

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$2.05
Ndikhokhele Bawo Ndikhokhele Bawo
arr. Michael Barrett - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

What a terrific festival piece for a cappella voices with drum! It's the traditional South African song, with lyrics (in Xhosa language) based on Psalm 23. In this authentic-sounding setting, the optional... view details

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Iza Ngomso Iza Ngomso
Christopher Tin - Alfred Music Publishing

Based on a text by Longfellow and set in Xhosa, one of the official languages of South Africa, this joyous movement from Grammy-winner Christopher Tin's CD, The Drop That Contained the Sea, was originally... view details

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Duond Akuru Duond Akuru
Rollo Dilworth - Hal Leonard Corporation

Based on the Kenyan phrase for "the voice of the dove," this energetic composition uses the imagery of the African landscape for its musical inspiration. The rhythmic accompaniment, including piano, drums and... view details
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$2.25
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$1.90
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$2.25
Bashana Haba'ah Bashana Haba'ah (Next Year)
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This popular contemporary Jewish song is presented in a masterful setting by John Leavitt. As the simple, memorable Hebrew chorus is restated, the music unfolds in a rich and sonorous outpouring, supported by... view details
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$1.95
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$1.95
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$1.95
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EEasy
$2.10
P/A CD 
$26.99
Instrumental Parts 
$20.00
Dulaman Dulaman
arr. Rollo Fisher - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

Many will recognize this Irish folk song as performed by Celtic Woman. It really captures the essence of Celtic culture, and is sure to be a hit with mixed choirs everywhere. The melodic charm, pleasing... view details
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$3.50
Instrumental Parts Violins, mandolin, guitar
$65.00
Kaki Lambe Kaki Lambe
arr. Brian Tate - Pavane Publishing

This African multicultural song contains easy ostinato patterns that are simple to learn but sound wonderfully complex when all put together. An excellent selection for concert or festival use!                ... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$2.35
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MEMedium Easy
$2.35
Daa Naa Se Daa Naa Se (Oh, Give Thanks)
arr. Raymond Wise - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

Plenty of repetition and easy-to-pronounce phonetic text make this Ghanian folksong a snap to learn! The parts for African drums, rattles, shakers, gourds, and bells give it an authentic African sound, and... view details

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$2.45
Gnothi Safton Gnothi Safton
Jim Papoulis/ed. Sophia Miller - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

With Gnothi Safton, composer Jim Papoulis raises the profile of Boomwhackers out of the elementary classroom and onto the concert stage. Including an original inspirational text that urges young... view details

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