Avast, me hearties! Whether your singers prefer to sail upon the sea, ride and rope in the Wild West, or soar beyond the Milky Way, they all will want to be "a wiggledy-wag of a scallywag" in this
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
Don't miss this fresh, tasty setting of a traditional Israeli folk song scored for a cappella voices, flute, and hand drum. Inventive, with spoken chants woven throughout, this is accessible with limited
This vibrant medley is infused with joyful energy! Three American folksongs are combined with original words and music to create a spectacular showcase for school and community groups. The authentic fiddle
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Like most popular Scottish folksongs, this one is rooted in history, but now has been transformed into a nonsense song. Aiken Drum, with his clothes made of tasty food, is creatively portrayed here in this
The deep longing of the lonesome traveler reflecting on his girl back home forms the emotional centerpiece of this expressive folk setting for men's voices. A superb showcase for TTB choirs from high school
Derived from an early American folk tune and game, this charming song laments the girl who has nothing to wear! With tongue-twisting lyrics, a nonsense refrain and a bright two-beat feel, this will help
Weaving choral textures and warm harmonies evoke the gentle undulation of the river in this sensitive a cappella setting. Accessible for developing choirs, this work will provide wonderful opportunities for
This is a real find for a cappella voices! Phrases of "vocal bagpipes," in which the voices imitate the sound of bagpipes, create an amazing effect as they set the proper mood for one of the most beautiful
Full of diverse rhythms, meters, harmonies, text-painting, and lots of humor, the journey of Sweet Betsy and Long Ike from Pike County to California has never sounded so fun! This delightful new take on the
Spirited and fun for young voices, this folksong favorite sparkles with rhythmic energy! Individual part-singing as well as chordal and polyphonic passages fill the work, creating teaching moments for your
From Newfoundland comes this comical retelling of "Jonah and the Whale," but this time the whale gets his comeuppance! This bright and up-beat arrangement is a novel delight for both SAB and two-part
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!
There will be smiles all around when your kids embrace this lighthearted ditty-made-more. Doug's happy arrangement is a breeze with its catchy counterlines, repetitive refrain, and partner song pairing.
Simply stunning. A gently flowing accompaniment beautifully complements the transparent choral texture, and an extended coda provides the perfect close to this Appalachian-inspired arrangement. Unlike
Here's a hearty and masculine feature just for the guys! This traditional whaling tune is an adventure in male bonding as the crew joins their voices to conquer the sea. A robust piano accompaniment mirrors
This thoughtful closing sentiment is appropriate for any time of year. Imagine your singers joining hands as they blend and tune their voices. Just when you think you've heard the finest of a cappella
Jay's particularly folky accompaniment features a jaunty piano with optional bass and percussion (available free at alfred.com/choralparts). Fully arranged with new harmonic and rhythmic content on each
Masterfully crafted with a traditional harmonization, this piece is an eloquent showcase for mixed or men's choirs. The addition of the SoundPax instrumentation (strings, flute, and percussion) will make
This original sea chantey is expressly designed for two-part male ensembles. Contrary motion, canonic counterpoint, and comfortable ranges make it easy for your boys to sound like men. Bring out the
A follow up to the popular Red River Dances and Appalachian Dances, this folk setting from the Ozark Mountains is a colorful, creative showcase for young choirs! From the opening ballad,
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
"Who can sail without the wind? Who can row without oars? Who can leave a parting friend without shedding tears?" This sentimental folksong from Sweden is artfully arranged for mixed chorus and piano
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