This German folk song is both novel and accessible for the developing treble choir. A German pronunciation guide in the octavo plus a downloadable audio guide support the learning of the text, which can
This arrangement of a Scottish lullaby features a beautiful melodic line and wonderful harmonic moments. The text is in English with Gaelic subtext, and an accessible pronunciation guide is included.
In the Bantu language, "cangoma" means "drum." The text of this piece, in a Portuguese dialect, celebrates the end of slavery. Use congas, djembe, tubanos, cajon, or tom-toms to add the simple drum
Sung in Spanish and English, Cantemos! is written with the developing choir in mind to teach independent part singing. The optional Latin-sounding percussion will enhance the performance.
Doraji, a popular Korean folksong, is also a beautiful wildflower that originated in Asia. This singable arrangement is the ideal choice for a multicultural feature, with phonetic subtext and
Antonin Dvorak was especially successful at incorporating the folk tunes of his homeland into his compositions. This Moravian folk song is brisk, short, and delightfully fun to sing! Perform with the Czech
This soothing piece for treble choirs captures the Cajun style with simplicity and charm. It is very sweet and pretty, with a lovely melody and harmonies. The performance notes give a brief history of the
This festive piece is one of the most well-known and popular songs to celebrate Chinese New Year. Originally composed to celebrate the end of the Second World War, it simply means "congratulations," making
Inspired by a wonderful text from the Sioux Nation, this piece offers numerous educational opportunities for young choirs. Utilizing the Dorian mode and intervals of open fourths and fifths creates an
In this happy Kenyan/Swahili folk song, "Jambo Bwana" means "Hello, sir." It is a simple song of peace, for mixed voices with piano and optional congas. A pronunciation guide is included for the simple
"Long time gal, me nevuh see yuh" are the opening words of this delightful Jamaican folk song. With phonetic spellings to replicate the dialect, the catchy harmonies and syncopated Jamaican rhythms are sure
This traditional Jewish Purim tune is arranged in a highly rhythmic, joyful style. Each part enjoys singing the melody with the celebratory Hebrew text, which translates as, "When the month Ada arrives, we
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
"With one voice, with one mind, with one soul, let us live this life. Each of us is all of us." This empowering, unifying text is infused with rhythmic energy and a cool fully notated optional djembe part.
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