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Three Madrigals Three Madrigals
Emma Lou Diemer - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

With text taken from Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," "Measure For Measure" and "Much Ado About Nothing," this three-movement work by Emma Lou Diemer is well-conceived for more experienced choral groups. It is... view details
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A Social Madrigal A Social Madrigal
Nathan Howe - Shawnee Press

In this clever madrigal novelty, 16th-century harmony meets 21st-century technology! It sings the story of a couple falling in love, with some help from Google, Facebook, and Twitter. Performed a cappella

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Thirty Second Fa La La Thirty Second Fa La La
Donald Moore - Heritage Music Press

Yes! It only takes thirty seconds to perform this unique and tasty "Fa La La!" Use it as a warm-up exercise, a concert opener, closer, or even a surprise encore! A terrific vehicle for teaching independence of... view details
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SATB 
EEasy
$1.95
Three-Part Mixed 
EEasy
$1.95
SSAA 
EEasy
$1.95
TTBB 
EEasy
$1.95
Good Cheer Good Cheer (Festival Procession)
arr. Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

This buoyant work is based on a two-part medieval song and is useful for a wide variety of programming needs, including madrigal dinners, processionals, holiday concerts and other festive occasions. A part for... view details
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Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
Instrumental Parts 
$20.00
Mouse Madrigal Mouse Madrigal
arr. Steven Porter - Phantom Music

Three Blind Mice has never sounded like this before! Steven Porter's "sophisticated tongue-in-cheek" treatment of the familiar folk song is perfect for the serious treble choir looking for a bit of fun!... view details
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SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Fire, Fire, My Heart Fire, Fire, My Heart
Thomas Morley/arr. Spevacek - Heritage Music Press

This superb setting of the classic Morley madrigal features an extremely well-crafted optional piano accompaniment and additional pitch options which allow expansion to a fuller SATB voicing.  A marvelous... view details
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Rise up in Festive Song Rise up in Festive Song
Pierre Clereau/arr. Patrick Liebergen - BriLee Music Publishing

This tuneful work from the Renaissance is uptempo and bright. Clarity of line and a firm harmonic base make the work easy to learn and fun to sing. Add the optional percussion instruments to give it even

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SAB 
EEasy
$1.95
SSA 
EEasy
$1.95
Sing We and Chant It Sing We and Chant It
Thomas Morley/arr. Robinson - Alfred Music Publishing

Introduce your choir to a cappella Madrigal singing with this wonderful Thomas Morley classic designed especially for young singers by Russell Robinson. This edition sounds full and captures all the spirit

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Jenny Kissed Me Jenny Kissed Me
Eric Barnum - Walton Music

Sprightly and engaging, this setting of a well-known early nineteenth-century lyric by James Leigh Hunt (a contemporary of Shelley and Keats) offers competent high school choirs a chance to explore rhythmic... view details
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SATB 
MMedium
$2.75
Throw Open Your Shutters! Throw Open Your Shutters! (A Festive Madrigal)
Amy Feldman Bernon - Heritage Music Press

The festive style of this high-energy original will add a colorful flair to any program! Jaunty accents and staccatos in the middle "Hey! Ding-a dong" sections highlight the wonderful interplay between voice... view details
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Weep, O Mine Eyes Weep, O Mine Eyes
John Bennet/ed. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

John Bennet (c. 1575-c. 1614) was a Renaissance-era English composer who wrote several madrigals in the style of Thomas Morley. This is perhaps his most famous one, and is a wonderful contest or festival

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SATB 
$1.90
Je Le Vous Dirai Je Le Vous Dirai
Pierre Certon/Porterfield - Heritage Music Press

This whimsical French chanson "gossips" about a husband jealous of his beautiful wife. A new English text is provided, but the original French text is included as a performance option. Limited ranges in all... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
A Day of Joyful Singing A Day of Joyful Singing
Donald Moore - BriLee Music Publishing

Here is a superb easy original madrigal for developing voices, with optional piano, optional baritone, a happy text and plenty of "fa la la" passages. Faithful to the madrigal style of the 16th and early

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Three-Part Mixed 
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Matona Mia Cara Matona Mia Cara
Orlando di Lasso/arr. Patrick Liebergen - Shawnee Press

Orlando di Lasso's tuneful villanelle is set here for TBB voices, with Italian text and English subtext. Carefully edited, it is shorter in duration than the original SATB score and includes an optional

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MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Je Le Vous Dirai! Je Le Vous Dirai! (Do Not Dare I Say It)
Pierre Certon/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Introduce your students to the famous sixteenth-century French chanson with this excellent edition by John Leavitt.  French and English texts are included, with a detailed pronunciation guide. Now available... view details
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What If I Never Speed? What If I Never Speed?
John Dowland / arr. Russell Robinson - Carl Fischer LLC

Middle school choirs benefit greatly from exposure to madrigal literature, and this arrangement of Dowland's expressive work will fit your three-part mixed or SSA ensemble perfectly. Largely homophonic, the... view details
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Alleluia Madrigal Alleluia Madrigal
Donald Moore - Alfred Music Publishing

Develop your choir's a cappella skills with this straightforward original madrigal that employs traditional harmonies, modest ranges, and lots of repetition, making it a quickly learned piece. An excellent

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O Occhi Manza Mia O Occhi Manza Mia (O Eyes of My Beloved)
Orlando di Lasso/arr. Robinson - Alfred Music Publishing

With text in Italian or English, clear choral phrasing, accessible vocal ranges and excellent voice leading, this arrangement of the Renaissance classic is just right for young mixed or treble choirs. The... view details
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All Ye Who Music Love All Ye Who Music Love
Baldassare Donato/Spevacek - Heritage Music Press

Here's a stunning original work in Madrigal style, this is light and airy, bright and festive. Linda has taken a clever approach to the famous Donato text, with lilting music and word painting, which allows... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
$1.95
Glad We Be This Day Glad We Be This Day (An Ayre in the Dorian Mode)
Phyllis Aleta Wolfe - Heritage Music Press

This creative Renaissance-style original will lend a very special medieval quality to your concert! Singable vocal lines appear in unison and canon, then are partnered for a thrilling climax. Stomps, claps and... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
P/A CD 
$26.95
Il Est Bel et Bon Il Est Bel et Bon
Pierre Passereau/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Now available for women's voices, this popular French chanson relates the gossipy conversation of a pair of French housewives as they chatter about their husbands. Dance-like phrases echo back and forth,

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How Merrily We Live How Merrily We Live
Michael East/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

The seventeenth-century English composer Michael East wrote madrigals, anthems and consorts, including this delightful madrigal now arranged for treble voices. With its intricate and playful voice parts,

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The Nightingale The Nightingale
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

The Nightingale is Thomas Weelkes' famous madrigal in an accessible SAB edition, with optional percussion (hand drum or tambourine) providing additional rhythmic security for developing ensembles

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Come Away, Sweet Love Come Away, Sweet Love
Thomas Greaves/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This delightful five-voice madrigal from 1604 is outstanding! Echo effects and lots of interplay among the parts make the most of the musical imagery of "running in and out." This is guaranteed fun to

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