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Ili-Ili Tulog Anay Ili-Ili Tulog Anay (Hush, Sleep for Now)
arr. Jude B. Roldan - Hal Leonard Corporation

This tender lullaby from the Panay Island in the Philippines is traditionally sung by a sister or other female relative to help the child fall asleep while the mother is at work. The gentle melody is well... view details

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SAB 
$1.90
Imbakwa Imbakwa
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Beautifully melodic, with a great beat and a great message, this "world music" piece has a text in Swahili which translates as, "We have a right." Imbakwa was written for the score of a film about an... view details
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In Meeting We Are Blessed In Meeting We Are Blessed
Troy Robertson & R. Gatsnahos - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

The part for djembe imparts a traditional African feeling to this easy, original a cappella work. The Gatsnahos text, inspired by John Donne, has a theme of friendship and unity that all can relate to. "We... view details

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SATB 
$2.45
In This Ancient House In This Ancient House (Momoshiki Ya)
Ruth Morris Gray - Heritage Music Press

With its haunting melody and open fourth and fifth harmonies, this gentle setting of a traditional Japanese poem captures the mystery of ancient Japan. The Japanese text alternating with the English... view details
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Indodana Indodana
arr. Michael Barrett & Ralf Schmitt - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

This highly dramatic traditional African song was arranged by two South African composers, both experts in this genre of music. The ethnic flavor is palpable as the treble voices carry the melody and the men... view details
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$2.05
Inscription of Hope Inscription of Hope
Z. Randall Stroope - Heritage Music Press

A profoundly moving text, written on a cellar wall during the rise of Nazi Germany, joins with original music to create a deeply emotional expression of hope for all mankind.  With brief narration and the echo... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$2.10
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
TTB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
P/A CD 
$26.95
Instrumental Parts 
$29.95
Iro Ye Iro Ye
arr. Jill Gallina - Shawnee Press

This lullaby is from the Republic of Benin, a country in West Africa. The Mina language of the traditional melody is paired with an original melody in English, creating a dreamy partner-style song with... view details

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It Takes a Village It Takes a Village
Joan Szymko - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

The familiar African saying, "It takes a village to raise a child," is appropriately set to tribal-sounding music in this marvelous cross-cultural feature.  A great closer, this piece is a proven audience... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$2.05
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MEMedium Easy
$2.05
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MEMedium Easy
$2.05
Itsuki Lullaby Itsuki Lullaby (Japanese Lullaby)
arr. Sheila Feay-Shaw - Hal Leonard Corporation

This Japanese lullaby is a traditional song sung by girls far away from home as they worked as nannies in upper-class households. The gentle sounds of flute and wind chimes support the plaintive quality of... 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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J'entends Le Moulin J'entends Le Moulin
arr. Emily Crocker - Hal Leonard Corporation

Hear the steady sound of the mill wheel in this brisk setting of the French Canadian folk song, which uses alternate French and English text.  "I hear the windmill, tick-a tick-a tack-a..."  Use... view details

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$1.90
Teaching P/A CD 
$22.99
Jabula Jesu Jabula Jesu
Stephen Hatfield - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Now available in an SSA voicing, this choral work offers a taste of layered ostinatos and African polyrhythms and may be performed a cappella or with two or more percussionists.

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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
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$7.50
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$4.50
Jambo Jambo
Teddy Kalanda Harrison/arr. Jacob Narverud - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

Kenyan composer Teddy Kalanda Harrison and his group Them Mushrooms received world-wide recognition with their platinum-certified recording of his piece. With a fun percussion accompaniment, Jacob Narverud... view details

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$2.10
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$2.05
SSA 
$2.05
TBB 
$1.95
Jambo Bwana Jambo Bwana
Teddy Kalanda Harrison/arr. Russell Robinson - BriLee Music Publishing

In this happy Kenyan/Swahili folk song, "Jambo Bwana" means "Hello, sir." It is a simple song of peace, for mixed voices with piano and optional congas. A pronunciation guide is included for the simple... view details

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Three-Part Mixed 
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Jasmine Flower Jasmine Flower (Mo Li Hua)
arr. Douglas E. Wagner - Alfred Music Publishing

With likely origins in the southern China provinces, the soothing pentatonic melody of this traditional folk song is reminiscent of the simple beauty of a white jasmine blossom. This lovely choral setting,... view details

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Je Ne Fus Jamais Si Aise Je Ne Fus Jamais Si Aise
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Joyful cascading vocal lines and "fa la la's" will enliven your treble choir's concert or festival performance! The hand drum creates a dance-like feel in this delightful madrigal edition.

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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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The Joy I Feel The Joy I Feel (An East Africa Medley)
arr. Tim Gregory - Hal Leonard Corporation

The music of East Africa reflects the joyful spirit of its people, as demonstrated in these three selections from Tanzania and Kenya, collected and arranged by ethnomusicologist and educator Tim Gregory. These... view details
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Joyeux Noel! Joyeux Noel!
arr. Douglas E. Wagner - Alfred Music Publishing

Bring an international flair to your holiday program with this joyous three-minute medley of four French carols. An IPA pronunciation guide is included for the few foreign words, and a festive concert band... view details

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Juntos Juntos
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Here is a Jim Papoulis original in the style of a Spanish folk song. The words sing of the strength and power we feel when we learn to work and walk together. The title, which means "together," builds through... view details
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K'Ayal Ta'arog K'Ayal Ta'arog
Nick Page - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Written for the Nashir Choral Festival in the Bronx, New York, Nick Page uses many elements from his arrangement of "Niska Banja": the key of F, the piano ostinato, the pedal tones in the chorus, and the... view details
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