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Aiken Drum Aiken Drum
arr. Philip Lawson - Dehaske

Like most popular Scottish folksongs, this one is rooted in history, but now has been transformed into a nonsense song. Aiken Drum, with his clothes made of tasty food, is creatively portrayed here in this... view details

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American Folk Rhapsody American Folk Rhapsody
Linda Spevacek - Heritage Music Press

If you're looking for a good concert or festival feature, consider this creative setting of Cindy; Simple Gifts and Pick A Bale Of Cotton. Accessible to choirs with limited rehearsal time, it's... view details
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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
TB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Appalachian Fiddler Appalachian Fiddler
arr. John Purifoy - Hal Leonard Corporation

This vibrant medley is infused with joyful energy! Three American folksongs are combined with original words and music to create a spectacular showcase for school and community groups. The authentic fiddle... view details

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Aura Lee Aura Lee
arr. Keith Christopher - Alfred Music Publishing

Masterfully crafted with a traditional harmonization, this piece is an eloquent showcase for mixed or men's choirs. The addition of the SoundPax instrumentation (strings, flute, and percussion) will make... 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. John Purifoy - Hal Leonard Corporation

The Appalachian folk melody takes on a plaintive quality in this setting for mixed voices and piano with cello obbligato. It is a deeply expressive, emotional work, with fluid lines and lovely instrumental... view details
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Bobby Shafto Bobby Shafto
arr. Philip Lawson - Dehaske

With a twist of Brahms' Lullaby and Wagner's Bridal Chorus, this clever arrangement of an English folksong makes a light-hearted encore number - lots of fun for concert or community... view details

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Bright Morning Stars Bright Morning Stars
arr. Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

"Bright morning stars are rising...Day is breaking in my soul..."  This Appalachian folksong, arranged for a cappella voices, has a contemplative, spiritual quality.  Opening and closing with a female trio,... view details
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Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie
arr. Kirby Shaw - Hal Leonard Corporation

This soulful a cappella setting of the classic American folksong has a spiritual feel that is very effective! If you're looking for something a little different with a terrific a cappella groove, this is for... view details
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Ching a Ring Chaw Ching a Ring Chaw (and "Great Gettin' Up Mornin'")
Linda Spevacek - Heritage Music Press

These two traditional songs fit together amazingly well in this excellent concert/festival selection! Each voice part becomes more independent as the arrangement progresses, and when all the parts do their... view details
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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
TBB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Cripple Creek Cripple Creek
arr. Greg Gilpin - Alfred Music Publishing

"Have a little fun" singing this lively rendition of a great American fiddle tune that frequently alternates between the girls and the guys. It's a hand-clappin', foot-stompin' hootenanny that will be one of... view details
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Every Night When the Sun Goes In Every Night When the Sun Goes In
arr. David Waggoner - Alfred Music Publishing

"True love don't weep, true love don't mourn..." Here is a winsome Appalachian folk melody, tastefully arranged for choirs at any level. First in unison, then in rhythmic canon, and finally developing into... view details
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Fiddle-I-Fee Fiddle-I-Fee
John Purifoy - Hal Leonard Corporation

"Oh, I had a cat..." The cat, the duck, the cow, the goose and the dog... all join in the refrain of this popular "cumulative" American folksong favorite. The dissonant chords used for the animal sounds are... view details
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The Gift to Be Free The Gift to Be Free
arr. Rollo Dilworth - Hal Leonard Corporation

The traditional Shaker hymn Simple Gifts is reinterpreted in this setting, highlighted by layered vocal lines and gospel-style harmonies. Opening simply, the work gradually builds in dynamics and... view details
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Gonna Get Through This World Gonna Get Through This World
arr. Nick Page - Hal Leonard Corporation

From the Wonder Wheel CD of Woody Guthrie songs, recorded by the Klezmatics, this is a joyous fusion of folk, klezmer, jazz and world styles. The improvisatory refrain at the end of this arrangement reflects a... view details
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How Can I Keep from Singing? How Can I Keep from Singing?
arr. Andy Beck - Alfred Music Publishing

The cherished American folk hymn is treated lovingly in this easy yet poignant setting.  Simple and reverent, it gracefully captures the early American feeling of the original.  "My life flows on in endless... view details
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I Gave My Love a Cherry I Gave My Love a Cherry (The Riddle Song)
arr. Pepper Choplin - Alfred Music Publishing

Simply stunning. A gently flowing accompaniment beautifully complements the transparent choral texture, and an extended coda provides the perfect close to this Appalachian-inspired arrangement. Unlike... view details

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Joy Be With You All Joy Be With You All
Douglas E. Wagner - Alfred Music Publishing

This thoughtful closing sentiment is appropriate for any time of year. Imagine your singers joining hands as they blend and tune their voices. Just when you think you've heard the finest of a cappella... view details

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Old Dan Tucker Old Dan Tucker
arr. Neil Ginsberg - Heritage Music Press

Add some zest to your next concert with this playful, hoedown-style arrangement. The clever accompaniment sparks new life into the tune, and everyone gets to sing the melody. This sparkling folksong setting is... view details
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SATB 
$1.95
SAB 
$1.95
Two-Part 
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95
Peace Like a River Peace Like a River
arr. Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

Your choir will enjoy this simply beautiful, singable setting of the serene American folk song. The piano accompaniment brings a wonderful freshness to the arrangement, providing a changing foundation for each... view details
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Polly Wolly Doodle Polly Wolly Doodle
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

You'll love the humor of the American folksong favorite in this foot-stomping, rafter-raising rendition! Accompany it with bass, fiddle and percussion or use the vigorous, authentic hoedown-style... view details
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Poor Wayfaring Stranger Poor Wayfaring Stranger
arr. Keith Christopher - Hal Leonard Corporation

Choirs and ensembles alike will enjoy the down-home setting of this familiar song. The unique sounds of bluegrass bring this traditional folk tune to life, and the effect is truly captivating!  Exceptional in... view details
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Red Is the Rose Red Is the Rose
Mark Sirett - Boosey & Hawkes

This anonymous Scottish text is set to the beautiful Irish melody Loch Lomond. With a piano part depicting the flowing river, passages featuring men's and then women's voices, and a middle a cappella... view details
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