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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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Ahrirang Ahrirang
arr. Brad Printz - Heritage Music Press

This extraordinary arrangement highlights the striking difference between traditional Korean music and Western musical style, presenting the song in both ways. The text speaks of Ahrirang Hill outside of... 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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Bashana Haba'ah Bashana Haba'ah
arr. Nick Page - Hal Leonard Corporation

In America, this popular contemporary Jewish song is often performed slowly and peacefully, but in Israel, it is performed in a quick tempo, as it is in this arrangement. Featuring both Hebrew and English,... view details

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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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Bora Maisha Bora Maisha
Robert I. Hugh - Boosey & Hawkes

After multiple trips to Kenya, East Africa, and studying, watching, singing, and listening to Kenyan music of all styles, composer Robert Hugh was inspired to write a new piece in the style of this region.... 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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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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The Great Spirit, I Am The Great Spirit, I Am
Patti Drennan - Hal Leonard Corporation

Flute, wind chimes, rain stick, djembe and shaker contribute to the reflective mood of this musical setting of a Lakota poem. The modal melodies, vocal effects and rising and falling phrasing offer appropriate... view details
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Hakuna Mungu Kama Wewe Hakuna Mungu Kama Wewe
Kirk Aamot - Hal Leonard Corporation

This popular worship song from Kenya can be performed in a variety of ways: by adding movement while singing, incorporating percussion instruments into the performance, or as a processional. Opening with a... view details

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If You Could Hear My Voice If You Could Hear My Voice
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes

Jim Papoulis is the master of easy-to-sing choral pieces with a "world music" theme, and this rhythmic, uplifting song is a superb example of his work! It proclaims, "there is a voice inside me and I must let... 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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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
Jabula Jesu Jabula Jesu
Stephen Hatfield - Boosey & Hawkes

All the exotic feeling of this African folksong is captured in Stephen Hatfield's exciting arrangement, which can be performed unaccompanied or with two or more drummers playing tom-toms or congas. Thorough... view details
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MMedium
$1.95
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MMedium
$2.10
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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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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Juntos Juntos
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes

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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Kol Han'shamah Kol Han'shamah
Robert Applebaum - Hal Leonard Corporation

Bright mixed meter, syncopation, hand claps and canonic imitation bring spirit and life to this accessible work for young and developing voices. The text from Psalm 150 is sung in Hebrew and English: "Let... view details
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Three-Part Treble Equal 
MEMedium Easy
$1.90
Kuna Njia Kuna Njia
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes

Another first-rate multicultural piece by Jim Papoulis! The composer's work with African choirs has introduced him to many people who, although facing extreme adversity, somehow maintain a joyous spirit... 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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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Makedonska Humoreska Makedonska Humoreska
Todor Skalovski/arr. Kathleen Rodde - Mark Foster

A rewarding challenge for advanced a cappella women's choirs, this exciting Macedonian folksong is mostly in 7/8 meter.  

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Nesta Rua Nesta Rua (On This Pathway)
Brad Green & Lucy Green - Hal Leonard Corporation

Nesta Rua is a popular courting ballad, arranged and performed by many Brazilian artists and musicians. The shape of the plaintive melody reflects the sweet agony of a first love, and the fresh bossa... view details
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Three-Part Treble Equal 
$2.25