This whimsical two-part piece captures the childlike wonder of looking at the sky and imagining life beyond our own galaxy. Slow and flowing with an appealing melody, this setting creates a beautiful
This traditional, gentle lullaby from the Dominican Republic has been a favorite of families for many years. In this arrangement, the sweet gentle head nods required to finally lull this child to sleep are
This well-known song from Mexico incorporates a piano accompaniment that resembles the layers of a mariachi ensemble using violins, trumpets, bass and guitars. Commissioned to promote the singing of folk
This well-written arrangement is a wonderful festival piece for middle school choirs. A nice introduction to singing in Latin, the easy-to-teach piece includes a pronunciation guide and translation for the
With a vocal range of just an octave and highly independent parts, this charming piece is ideal for singers new to harmony. The playful vocal lines are a delight to sing as they imitate the zig-zag flight
James Weldon Johnson's text from The Gift to Sing speaks to the heart of all who find comfort and hope in song. The soaring melody is pentatonic, and the open fourths in the piano accompaniment swell with
With lively percussion parts, handclaps, and a straightforward call-and-response style, this authentic West African folk song arrangement pulls together in a snap. A cappella, with solo or duet
The library is a place full of creativity and adventure! Celebrate literacy and literature with this upbeat and clever song from Tom Chapin that your students will love to sing! Add string bass and
The important American folk tune is arranged for young voices in a partner song setting with a short original countermelody and "wah-wah's" that imitate the sounds of musical instruments that travelers on
An uplifting message, accessible two-part choral writing, and a groovin' syncopated rhythm combine with a strong melody that is both fun and memorable. This easy-to-teach song features ready-made
Mary McDonald presents an epic arrangement of this patriotic hymn that includes an optional orchestration by Michael Lawrence. With nuanced harmonic liberties and varied sections, this arrangement
The sky at night offers an awe-inspiring view and ignites the imagination. An engaging text is complemented with lyrical voice-leading in a cheerful setting that offers the opportunity to develop musical
The crisp, rhythmic energy which mimics a train underlies the dynamic modal groove in this American folk song arrangement for mixed or tenor-bass voices. The creative use of independent vocal ostinato
The gentle melody of this Spanish lullaby and soothing text are first sung in unison and then in canon. An original middle section utilizes an English text and complementary melody before the return to the
This not-to-be-missed a cappella setting of a Ghanian folksong sparkles with energy and excitement for treble choirs. Strong vocal pairings, hand claps and active percussion parts for shakers, djembe, and
This up-tempo setting of Emily Dickinson's imaginative text captures the spirit of a train while providing plenty of teachable moments. The chanting of the train clacking is great for teaching complex
Tanabata is a Japanese festival that celebrates a tragic love story in the stars. Simple Japanese lyrics provide the refrain and are later paired with an original melody for the familiar Twinkle,
In this charming original, our curious narrator enlists the help of wildlife friends to discover nature's gifts. Sing in unison throughout, or utilize the optional second part to create simple harmonies.
A combination of the traditional Lesotho lullaby and original words and music, this arrangement pairs a simple African text with English lyrics. All parts sing in unison first, laying the groundwork for the
"Shining and shimmering up in the sky..." Wishing Star is a text reminiscent of the Star Light, Star Bright nursery rhyme. Beth Bolton and Laura Farnell's use of mixolydian mode and compound meter
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