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Sililiza Sililiza
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes

This energetic, uplifting work fuses the rhythms of African, American and Latin cultures, and uses a text primarily in Swahili but interspersed with phrases in Spanish. Supported by shaker, djembe and agogo... view details
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Sim Shalom Sim Shalom
arr. Allan Naplan - Boosey & Hawkes

"Grant peace, goodness and blessing, graciousness and compassion, on all that dwell on this earth..." Beginning as a solemn, simple statement, this powerful piece soon blossoms into a hopeful and exuberant... view details
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Sisi Ni Afrika Sisi Ni Afrika (We Are Africa)
Christian Oliver - BriLee Music Publishing

Based on words from Swahili and Amharic, this African song of dedication means "No matter where we are from, we can all celebrate who we are." Complete with tribal sounds, Sisi ni Afrika has a... view details

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SATB 
$2.25
Siyahamba Siyahamba
arr. Donald Moore - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

The magical effect created by this wonderful South African folksong is remarkable! The Zulu text is sung first (pronunciation guide is included), then an optional English translation may be used on the second... view details
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Son de Camaguey Son de Camaguey
Stephen Hatfield - Boosey & Hawkes

An outstanding cross-cultural feature! With percussion as the only accompaniment (included in the octavo), this arrangement of the Cuban folk song is a vibrant, exciting salute to our Caribbean neighbors. The... view details
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Song of Peace Song of Peace
Jean Sibelius/arr. Gary Fry - Alfred Music Publishing

Based on Sibelius' Finlandia, this impressive selection is like two phenomenal arrangements in one: the first half, a stunning homophonic treatment of "This Is My Song;" the second half, a Zulu... view details

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$1.85
SAB 
$1.85
SSA 
$1.85
TTBB 
$1.85
P/A CD 
$27.99
South African Suite South African Suite
arr. Henry Leck - Henry Leck Choral Series

Capitalizing on the strong vocal tradition of South Africa, Henry Leck, the founder and director of the Indianapolis Children's Choir, has created a mesmerizing suite of South African folk and freedom songs.... view details
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EEasy
$1.75
SSA 
EEasy
$1.75
Stand Together Stand Together
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes

From Jim Papoulis' Sounds of a Better World series, this original piece should be performed with an Irish flair that evokes a distant longing and yet is very hopeful in the present. The beginning of the song... view details
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SSA 
$2.25
SSAB 
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.99
Stodola Pumpa Stodola Pumpa
arr. Mark Weston - Heritage Music Press

With Stodola Pumpa, Mark Weston offers an updated treatment of this favorite Czech folk song. The rollicking tune, dynamic accompaniment, and invigorating text all combine to create an entertaining... view details

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$1.95
Three-Part Mixed 
$1.95
Two-Part 
$1.95
SSA 
$1.95
TBB 
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95
Suo-Gan Suo-Gan
arr. Judith Herrington & Kyle Haugen - Pavane Publishing

In this arrangement of the lovely Welsh tune, the text is first sung in Welsh with phonetic subtext, then in English. It really captures the authentic sound and feeling of the ancient melody, which is... view details
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$2.10
Taloowa Chipota Taloowa Chipota
Jerod Impichchaachaaha Tate - Hal Leonard Corporation

Commissioned by the American Composers forum for the ChoralQuest program, composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha Tate created Taloowa' Chipota in residence with a middle level choir within the Chickasaw nation in his... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.95
Tama Tu Tama Tu (A Maori Proverb)
Sally K. Albrecht - Alfred Music Publishing

If you're looking for something a little different in a multicultural number, look no further! In this clever original, a Maori (New Zealand) proverb is presented both in chant and in song, with great rhythms... view details
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Tambur Tambur (Old Hungarian Dancing Song)
arr. Lajos Bardos - Boosey & Hawkes

Few choral arrangements capture the essence of Hungarian folk music as well as this one does. With the original Hungarian as well as English, it is an outstanding cross-cultural selection that continues to be... view details
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MMedium
$3.25
Tarantella Tarantella (Jubilate Agno)
Z. Randall Stroope - Carl Fischer LLC

The tarantella, meaning "spider dance," is a popular Italian dance with origins in the eleventh century from the villages of Tanto and Tarentum ("little spider"). Portions of Christopher Smart's (1722-1771)... view details

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Tatkovina Tatkovina
arr. Greg Jasperse - Shawnee Press

Hauntingly beautiful, this Macedonian folk song offers a refreshing alternative in the multicultural category. The translation/pronunciation guide makes it easy to sing in its traditional language, while the... view details
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MMedium
$2.50
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$2.50
Thula Klizeo Thula Klizeo
Joseph Shabalala/arr. Leanne MacDonnell - Pavane Publishing

Joseph Shabalala is best known for his work with Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Paul Simon. This delightful multicultural piece incorporates body percussion and words that are great fun to pronounce. Leanne... view details

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$2.10
Thulalila Lele Thulalila Lele (The Lord Is Coming)
arr. John Englert - Carl Fischer LLC

Thulalila Lele is a traditional African song with text translating to: "What have we done to deserve this life and what will we have to say about it when the time comes?" This work is widely performed... view details
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TBB 
$1.95
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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$1.85
SA 
$1.80
Instrumental Parts Xylophone & Drum Set
$11.00
Tres Canciones de Los Elementos Tres Canciones de Los Elementos (Three Songs About the Elements)
Victor C. Johnson - Heritage Music Press

Wind, rain and fire are colorfully portrayed in this marvelous set of contrasting short pieces. Each is artfully crafted and infused with vivid imagery! A Spanish pronunciation guide is included, as well as... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
$1.95
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$26.95
Tres Cantos Nativos Tres Cantos Nativos
arr. Marcos Leite - Earthsongs

This exciting work is freely based on three melodies sung by the Kurao tribe - a group of native Brazilian indians living in the forests of northern Brazil. Percussive rhythms and vocal layers are enhanced... view details
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$1.75
Tshotsholoza Tshotsholoza (Go Forward)
Jeffery L. Ames - Walton Music

Now available for mixed or men's voices, this rousing arrangement of the popular African freedom song has become a standard in the choral repertoire. With call-and-response vocals, African text, and rhythmic... view details
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SATB 
$2.15
TTBB 
$2.15
Tuimbe Tuimbe (Let There Be Music)
David Waggoner - Alfred Music Publishing

This African-style original is a celebration of the music inside us and all around us.  "Let there be music, music that lives inside of me.  Let music ring from sea to sea..." is proclaimed and layered over a... view details
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Tum Balalaika Tum Balalaika
Lois Brownsey & Marti Lunn Lantz - Alfred Music Publishing

A reflective opening sets the stage for this lively klezmer-style setting in triple meter. Fun-to-sing Yiddish lyrics celebrate the balalaika, a musical instrument from Russia, while new English words honor... view details
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Turn the World Around Turn the World Around
arr. Roger Emerson - Hal Leonard Corporation

"Water make the river, river wash the mountain, fire make the sunlight, turn the world around..." 5/4 meter has never been more fun than in this cool arrangement of the Harry Belafonte standard. Hand claps and... view details
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SAB 
$1.95
Two-Part 
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.99