Professor Sharon Gratto has built a career providing historical context to multicultural and folk music. Pavane Publishing is proud to launch her new series with this classic tune attributed to Huddie
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The title is taken from one of the most poignant and nostalgic lines of text in the Irish folk song Danny Boy, which is the basis for this expressive setting. The composer creates a dreamily
This American folk song is a perfect change-of-pace selection for your tenor-bass choir. Hilarious lyrics list all the things that Mama doesn't allow - but that they love to do while Mama isn't around!
These classic early American folk songs - Cluck Old Hen, uptempo with swing rhythms; Poor Wayfarin' Starnger, featuring different combinations of the choir; and Sourwood Mountain,
Based on the American folk songs Hop Up, My Ladies; Skip to My Lou and Two in the Middle, this creative setting is framed by original independent melodies which layer and play upon the
This clever medley of two American folk song favorites, Old Joe Clark and Old Dan Tucker, will have audiences on their feet! Filled with dynamic rhythmic excitement in both the piano and
This well-known writer is renowned for his mastery at adapting tuneful folk songs into Grainger-esque settings. This pastoral setting will give your ensemble a chance to display its musicianship and
This haunting and beautiful setting of the traditional Irish farewell song will provide a memorable and moving moment at your next performance. Reflective solos, lush harmonies, and sensitively scored
"Way up yonder above the moon, a bluebird sits in a silver spoon. Kitty alone and I..." This Irish nonsense song is a whirling, twirling kaleidoscope of sound - an excellent showcase for young treble
Your tenor-bass choir will love to sing this rollicking sea shanty! Strong harmonic progressions in the piano accompaniment give this traditional song a modern feel, and solo and unison sections make this a
This lively arrangement finds all the charm and humor of the classic American folk song. An intro of the phrase "Uh-hum" is followed by the familiar melody and text, with verses combined to create the story
Featuring string quartet and orchestra, this tour de force follows a few straggling Irish musicians (the quartet) who find themselves in a junkyard picking up scrap instruments. As the quartet begins to
Inspired by the joyous optimism of the Kenyan people, this energetic greeting prelude for string orchestra will delight performers and audiences alike with its rhythmic drive and call-and-response echoes.
Treble choirs will love the rich vocal writing, dissonance and challenge of this artistic, haunting and stunning arrangement of the well-loved folk song.
This a cappella piece, accompanied by simple hand percussion, is full of mystery and pulse. The steady percussion under the haunting Scottish melody creates a dance-like lilt in triple meter. The use of
This arrangement combines two traditional mariachi tunes, Ala en el Rancho Grande and La Adelita, with a new original: Polka de San Antonio to form a fabulous medley for
This beautiful, simply stated arrangement of a classic American folk song is nicely shaded by some close harmonies and suspensions and provides many opportunities for nuanced dynamics and tempo ebb and
A fantastic piece to teach vowels, diction, rhythms, and pitch precision, this English folk song is fun to sing and impressive to perform. The nonsense syllables represent birds and bats chatting to one
Handclaps, an interesting countermelody, and a brief contrasting slow section give a nice fresh sound to this arrangement of the favorite American folk song. Solid writing all the way for young voices, this
A song of great longing and beauty, this lyrical Irish folk song is arranged for two-part treble voices with almost equal ranges. With solo opportunities throughout, the gorgeous melody is further enhanced
Chicken-scratchin' fun abounds in Gilpin's clever arrangement of the 19th-century dance reels Hello Susan Brown and Four in the Middle! Even though this is a novelty piece, it is full
This piece is based on a Scottish folk song, sung around fires built with dried peat from the bogs. The music tells the story of a journey, beginning with a somber and somewhat melancholy melody. It soon
This clever combination of Steele's The Rose of Alabama and Foster's Oh! Susanna is a treat for treble choirs. Ample unison and two-part harmony sections make this a quick learn, and a
This arrangement of the beloved Celtic folk song has a delightful charm with simple, sublime three-part harmonies and easy, gentle accompaniment. The optional flute part adds a delicate touch over the top
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