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African Alleluia African Alleluia
Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

Bongo and hand drum accompaniment highlight this intensely rhythmic African-styled work.  The simple "alleluia" text allows the melodic and rhythmic ideas to take center stage.  With exciting vocal layering, a... view details
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Amani Amani (Peace)
Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

The Swahili text of this African-style original is a joyful celebration of peace, set for a cappella voices with shaker and drums (included in the score). Somewhat reminiscent of O Sifuni Mungu, it has... view details
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Aya Ngena Aya Ngena
arr. Ruth Morris Gray - Alfred Music Publishing

This authentic Zulu folk song is a perfect fit for mixed and treble choirs in three parts! The authentic African rhythmic groove is punctuated by brief solos and joyful handclaps. Add the optional... view details

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

This unique title track from the video game Civilization IV offers a world fusion sound, including chanting, strong rhythmic choral sections, and a Swahili text setting of "The Lord's Prayer."... view details

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SSATBB 
$2.00
TTBB 
$2.00
P/A CD 
$27.99
Bonse Aba Bonse Aba
arr. Victor C. Johnson - Heritage Music Press

Sizzling with celebratory rhythmic energy, this African folksong loosely translates as: "Those who sing have the right to be called the children of God."  The only accompanying instruments are hand drum... view details
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Cantar! Cantar!
Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

Cuban salsa music is sweeping the country, and Cantar! (which means "Sing!" in Spanish) is a stylistically authentic salsa work for choir. The text is a combination of English and simple, repetitive... view details
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Dodi Li Dodi Li
Nira Chen/arr. Doreen Rao - Boosey & Hawkes

Sung completely in Hebrew, this delightful Israeli song, with its text based on a song from the Old Testament "Song Of Solomon," is an excellent multicultural experience for young singers.  It is a superb... view details
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Du Du Liegst Mir im Herzen Du Du Liegst Mir im Herzen (You, You Are in My Heart)
arr. Keith Christopher - Alfred Music Publishing

A lilting love song with great educational merit. Sing entirely in English or take time to teach the German text (both are included in the publication, along with an IPA pronunciation guide). An... view details

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Dubula Dubula
Stephen Hatfield - Boosey & Hawkes

Here's a fabulous festival piece for a cappella choirs! Dubula is a folk song of the Xhosa people of South Africa, and this arrangement really captures the authentic boisterous style of the original!... view details
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Hine Ma Tov Hine Ma Tov
arr. Allan Naplan - Boosey & Hawkes

Inspired by Psalm 133, Hine Ma Tov is translated "How good it is for all of us to dwell together in peace." The meaning of the Hebrew text is universal, as is the appeal of the lively music, which... view details
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Hisakata No Hisakata No (In the Peaceful Light)
Ruth Morris Gray - Alfred Music Publishing

A traditional Japanese poem is set in a twisting and turning repetitive pentatonic fashion in this serene multicultural choral.  Contemporary harmonies, sung with straight tone, will challenge and delight all... view details
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Imbakwa Imbakwa
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes

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 the Stillness In the Stillness
arr. Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

A Japanese haiku from the nineteenth century shapes the atmosphere of this graceful setting. With gentle call-and-response vocal lines and an expressive accompaniment, the text translates as: "In the... view details
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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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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
TTB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95
Instrumental Parts 
$29.95
Jai Ho Jai Ho
arr. Mark Brymer - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is the vibrant and triumphant ending song from the Academy Award-winning film "Slumdog Millionaire."  Featuring a blend of Hindi, English and other languages, the music is a powerful and diverse blend of... view details
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Kia Hora Te Marino Kia Hora Te Marino
Christopher Tin - Alfred Music Publishing

Christopher Tin's Baba Yetu is a top seller, and this work promises to be as well! It's from the Grammy Award-winning album, Calling All Dawns. The text of Kia Hora Te Marino is adapted from... view details
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Kusimama Kusimama (Stand Tall)
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes

Kusimama is written in a world-music style that is accessible for choirs, both young and old, that are just beginning to be exposed to world rhythms and language - a sort of introduction to new... view details
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La Lluvia La Lluvia (The Rain)
Stephen Hatfield - Boosey & Hawkes

What a stunning choral timbre this creates! Based on a panpipe melody from Ecuador, this extraordinary work is unaccompanied except for shakers and vibraslap. Sung entirely to the syllables doo, lie, li, la,... view details
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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
SSAA 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Mojuba Mojuba
arr. Brian Tate - Shawnee Press

This setting of a Nigerian Yoruban folk song really sets a mood! Scored for a cappella voices with a large array of djembes, rain sticks and shakers, it creates a dramatic, mysterious atmosphere that is quite... view details
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Oye La Musica Oye La Musica (Hear the Music)
Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

Jay has really outdone himself with this scorching Afro-Cuban original that is the consummate Latin choral feature! A great music text appears mostly in English except for two brief Spanish phrases: "I hear... view details
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SATB 
$1.80
SAB 
$2.25
Two-Part 
$1.85
P/A CD 
$27.99
Instrumental Parts 
$20.00
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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