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Thus Sings My Dearest Jewel Thus Sings My Dearest Jewel
Thomas Weelkes/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

A three-part madrigal by Thomas Weelkes, this sprightly dance-like piece is easily learned and delightful in performance. A wonderful selection for contest and festival! With hand drum.

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My Bonny Lass She Smileth My Bonny Lass She Smileth
Thomas Morley/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is the famous madrigal by Thomas Morley in a stylistically authentic performance edition. Ideal for chamber, madrigal, and concert choirs, this cheerful work offers superb opportunities for developing

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Now Is the Month of Maying! Now Is the Month of Maying!
Thomas Morley/arr. Kirby Shaw - Alfred Music Publishing

This is a surprising departure from what you'd expect when you read the title. An intriguing mix of old and new, Kirby Shaw's treatment of the Thomas Morley madrigal retains the original vocal parts in

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MEMedium Easy
$1.90
Sing, Dance, and Play Sing, Dance, and Play
Pierre Certon/arr. Patrick M. Liebergen - Alfred Music Publishing

This tuneful chanson by the composer of Je le vous diray is perfectly set for developing singers with modest vocal ranges. The English text and buoyant fa-la-las are supported by a piano

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Three-Part Mixed 
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Rise Up in Merry Measure Rise Up in Merry Measure
Guillaume Costeley/arr. Patrick M. Liebergen - Alfred Music Publishing

Enjoy this lighthearted Renaissance madrigal highlighting resonant treble sonorities, terraced dynamics, and accessible homophonic voice parts. Consider adding the optional piano accompaniment, optional

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$1.90
El Grillo El Grillo
arr. Russell Robinson - Heritage Music Press

This arrangement of Josquin's tongue-in-cheek "day in the life of a cricket" offers an opportunity for three-part mixed choirs to experience this classic literature. Mostly homophonic, with several

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Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
Sing We and Chant it Sing We and Chant it
Thomas Morley/arr. Michael Ryan - Heritage Music Press

The classic madrigal is offered in a three-part mixed voicing that includes the option to sing it a cappella or with the notated piano part. For added fun, consider using a harpsichord on the notated

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MEMedium Easy
$1.85
Thirty Second Fa La La Thirty Second Fa La La
Donald Moore - Heritage Music Press

Yes! It only takes thirty seconds to perform this unique and tasty "Fa La La!" Use it as a warm-up exercise, a concert opener, closer, or even a surprise encore! A terrific vehicle for teaching independence of... view details
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EEasy
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EEasy
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EEasy
$1.95
Je Ne Fus Jamais Si Aise Je Ne Fus Jamais Si Aise
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Joyful cascading vocal lines and "fa la la's" will enliven your treble choir's concert or festival performance! The hand drum creates a dance-like feel in this delightful madrigal edition.

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Matona Mia Cara Matona Mia Cara
Orlando di Lasso/arr. Patrick Liebergen - Shawnee Press

Orlando di Lasso's tuneful villanelle is set here for TBB voices, with Italian text and English subtext. Carefully edited, it is shorter in duration than the original SATB score and includes an optional

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MEMedium Easy
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Three Choral Ayres Three Choral Ayres
Joseph Willcox Jenkins - Heritage Music Press

Here is a set of three 20th-century madrigals designed to be performed as a single work: Better Late Than Never; The Silver Swan (based on Orlando

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This Is Our Time for Singing This Is Our Time for Singing
Orazio Vecchi/arr. Patrick M. Liebergen - Alfred Music Publishing

The contrasting sections of this light, lilting 16th-century Italian madrigal provide an ideal introduction to this important musical style. Whether you enjoy singing a cappella or with piano, consider

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The Nightingale The Nightingale
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

The Nightingale is Thomas Weelkes' famous madrigal in an accessible SAB edition, with optional percussion (hand drum or tambourine) providing additional rhythmic security for developing ensembles

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Weep, O Mine Eyes Weep, O Mine Eyes
John Bennet/ed. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

John Bennet (c. 1575-c. 1614) was a Renaissance-era English composer who wrote several madrigals in the style of Thomas Morley. This is perhaps his most famous one, and is a wonderful contest or festival

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A Day of Joyful Singing A Day of Joyful Singing
Donald Moore - BriLee Music Publishing

Here is a superb easy original madrigal for developing voices, with optional piano, optional baritone, a happy text and plenty of "fa la la" passages. Faithful to the madrigal style of the 16th and early

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Fair Phyllis Fair Phyllis
John Farmer/arr. Emily John - Carl Fischer LLC

Perhaps the best-known madrigal by John Farmer, Fair Phyllis has a light, buoyant quality appropriate for women's voices. Highly imitative, with accessible ranges, this will let your singers enjoy

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Tanzen und Springen Tanzen und Springen (Let All Be Singing, and All Be Dancing)
Hans Leo Hassler/arr. Russell Robinson - Shawnee Press

Introduce your young mixed choir to the madrigal style with this easy setting of Hassler's lively, dance-like madrigal. Originally written for five voices a cappella, it is revoiced here for three parts

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Il Est Bel et Bon Il Est Bel et Bon
Pierre Passereau/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Now available for women's voices, this popular French chanson relates the gossipy conversation of a pair of French housewives as they chatter about their husbands. Dance-like phrases echo back and forth,

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Hark, All Ye Lovely Saints Hark, All Ye Lovely Saints
Thomas Weelkes/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

The light, dance-like madrigal style of the Tudor composer Thomas Weelkes is offered here in a fine edition for modern choirs. The delightful "fa-la-la" refrain connects the verses for an excellent choral

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Sing We and Chant It Sing We and Chant It
Thomas Morley/arr. Robinson - Alfred Music Publishing

Introduce your choir to a cappella Madrigal singing with this wonderful Thomas Morley classic designed especially for young singers by Russell Robinson. This edition sounds full and captures all the spirit

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Alleluia Madrigal Alleluia Madrigal
Donald Moore - Alfred Music Publishing

Develop your choir's a cappella skills with this straightforward original madrigal that employs traditional harmonies, modest ranges, and lots of repetition, making it a quickly learned piece. An excellent

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Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl
Daniel Hughes - National Music Publishers

Daniel Hughes has arranged this delightful English folk song as a madrigal. A jovial piece that encourages partying with a most proper spirit, the music serves well at any concert or madrigal dinner feast.

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$2.35
Come, Let's Begin Come, Let's Begin
Thomas Weelkes/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This sprightly, dance-like madrigal is a great teaching piece! A delightful concert opener, it lends itself well to a processional with voices, hand drum and tambourine. At just under two minutes' duration,

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Sing Gladly Sing Gladly
arr. Mark Weston - Heritage Music Press

The choral classic Is Est Bel et Bon is now arranged for three-part choirs with a fresh, gender-neutral text! Independent and smoothly contoured vocal lines contribute to an engaging arrangement

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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.10