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Chicken on a Fencepost Chicken on a Fencepost
arr. Greg Gilpin - BriLee Music Publishing

Chicken-scratchin' fun abounds in this clever, singable arrangement of the 19th century dance reels Hello, Susie Brown and Four in the Middle. It's a terrific folk-song novelty, full of

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The Crawdad Song The Crawdad Song
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

Easy voice parts that alternate then sing together, clever spoken sections with body percussion, and vocal sound effects for frogs and mosquitoes make this American folksong come alive with fun!  Folksong... view details
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Possum Gonna Play... Possum Gonna Play...
Vijay Singh - Heritage Music Press

Playful and fun, with a surprise ending, this folk-style novelty original makes clever use of rhythmic motifs, call and response, and independent part singing to create a humorous tribute to our favorite... view details
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This Ol' Man This Ol' Man
arr. Greg Gilpin - Shawnee Press

This Ol' Man has never sounded like this before! In an incredibly clever way, Greg has taken the original song into some unpredictable directions, resulting in a novelty number that is an absolute... view details
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Crawdad Song Crawdad Song
arr. John Leavitt - Choristers Guild

Accessible voice parts coupled with hand claps and toe taps help create this lively, energized arrangement of an American folk song favorite. Call-and-response phrases with contrary motion and terraced

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All the Beautiful Colors All the Beautiful Colors
arr. Mary Donnelly & George L.O. Strid - Choristers Guild

An uplifting original melody and lyrics are partnered with this traditional folk tune which is widely known throughout the Spanish-speaking world. The accessible partner song format of this multicultural

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The Water Is Wide The Water Is Wide
arr. Ruth Elaine Schram - BriLee Music Publishing

This refreshing arrangement of the popular folksong includes the original words plus an alternate text based on the poem "The Search" by Robert Louis Stevenson. "...As I look out across the sea, a bright... view details
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Hey! Ho! Nobody Home! Hey! Ho! Nobody Home!
arr. Russell Robinson - BriLee Music Publishing

Dating back to 16th-century England, Hey! Ho! Nobody Home! was sung by carolers who went from door to door to receive food for their singing, although there is no reference in the lyrics to the

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MEMedium Easy
$2.25
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$1.95
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MEMedium Easy
$2.25
The Bull Frog The Bull Frog
arr. Lon Beery - BriLee Music Publishing

Your young singers will delight in the nonsense syllables of this clever American folksong setting!  "There was a bull frog living in the spring, sing song Polly won't you ky-me-o.  He had such a cold that he... view details
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Skip! Skip! Shoo, Fly, Shoo! Skip! Skip! Shoo, Fly, Shoo!
Mary Lynn Lightfoot - Heritage Music Press

Rhythmic clapping and stomping patterns add to the fun of this lively setting based on the American folksongs Skip to My Lou and Shoo, Fly with the spiritual This Train thrown in for good... view details
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Clap Your Hands Clap Your Hands
arr. Paul Carey - Hal Leonard Corporation

Clap, stomp, shake and sing this lively arrangement of the American folk tune Old Joe Clark. With rhythmic twists, percussion, and movement suggestions, this is a fun showstopper that will be a

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The Water Is Wide The Water Is Wide
arr. Rollo Dilworth - Hal Leonard Corporation

The Water Is Wide and Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie fit beautifully together in this gospel setting for younger choirs! It's an awesome way to introduce young singers to the style - the harmonies... view details
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The Papaya Song The Papaya Song
Greg Gilpin - Alfred Music Publishing

Kids will love performing with shakers in hand during this island-flavored Calypso song, arranged especially for developing two-part singers. A terrific way to shake things up and bring the house down!

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Lights! Choral DVD Choral Movement
$39.99
I Bought Me a Cat I Bought Me a Cat
arr. Sally K. Albrecht - Alfred Music Publishing

Now available for two-part or SAB choirs, Sally's fresh treatment of the humorous American folk song is in "add-on" style, with a new animal introduced in each verse.  Each animal sings a distinctive call,... view details
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I Let Her Go-Go I Let Her Go-Go
Douglas Beam - Hal Leonard Corporation

This cheerful song is a Caribbean circle game from Trinidad and Tobago, arranged for young voices and piano or classroom instruments. The octavo includes directions for playing the game, and the setting will... view details
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Shady Grove Shady Grove
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

Teaching opportunities abound in this irresistible setting of a traditional American folk tune.  The modal melody is pentatonic, the easy ostinato-like countermelodies make part-singing a snap, and there is... view details
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The Rock Island Line The Rock Island Line
arr. Vicki Tucker Courtney - BriLee Music Publishing

All aboard! This energetic arrangement of the bluesy folk song has a wide range of dynamics and accents, imitating the sound of a train. The perfect choice for any concert, any time of the year, and most

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I've Been Working on the Wabash Cannonball I've Been Working on the Wabash Cannonball
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

These two famous train songs are arranged for young singers in a creative way that includes sound effects, layered rhythm speech and much more! A great choreography showcase, it is a wonderful concert

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Loch Lomond Loch Lomond
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

Enjoy this accessible setting of the well-known Scottish folk song that features contrasts between a more lyrical, lilting section and a sturdy drone accompaniment. Includes an optional flute part.

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Polly Wolly Doodle Polly Wolly Doodle
arr. Brad Printz - Heritage Music Press

You've never imagined this popular American folksong with such interesting character before! With generous sharing of the melody in all voice parts, this innovative arrangement also uses piano four-hands,... view details
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MEMedium Easy
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MEMedium Easy
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MEMedium Easy
$26.95
Harvest Moon Harvest Moon
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

A true fall concert piece, this is easy to learn at the beginning of the school year. Based on a traditional English folk song, it is ideal for building the important choral skills of blend, balance and

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I Hear the Windmill I Hear the Windmill
arr. Ruth Elaine Schram - Heritage Music Press

This fast-moving setting of the French Canadian folksong J'entends le Moulin is perfect for developing choirs. Optional percussion parts, English or French lyrics, and performance suggestions make

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$26.95
Casey Jones Casey Jones
arr. Russell Robinson - Heritage Music Press

Get on board!  The classic story of train conductor Casey Jones is told with fun sound effects in this energetic setting of the American folk song, ideal for young and developing choirs.  Each part has ample... view details
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$39.95
Home to Oyster Bay Home to Oyster Bay
Thomas Elias Sugar - BriLee Music Publishing

Inspired by the rhythmic singing of sailors in Oyster Bay, New York as they perform their chores, this original sea shanty will give your young choir a meaningful experience in the sea shanty tradition.  "We... view details
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