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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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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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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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MEMedium Easy
$2.10
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
$1.95
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EEasy
$1.95
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
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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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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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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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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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O Hear the Joyful Singing O Hear the Joyful Singing (O Vezzosett'e Bella)
Giovanni Gastoldi/arr. Patrick M. Liebergen - Alfred Music Publishing

Perform this buoyant Italian madrigal a cappella or accompanied by the optional piano, hand drum, and finger cymbals. The Baroque harmonies are easy to read and tune, and the three-part mixed/SAB voicing

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A Social Madrigal A Social Madrigal
Nathan Howe - Shawnee Press

In this clever madrigal novelty, 16th-century harmony meets 21st-century technology! It sings the story of a couple falling in love, with some help from Google, Facebook, and Twitter. Performed a cappella

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L'ultimo di di Maggio L'ultimo di di Maggio (On the Last Day of May)
Ottorino Respighi/arr. Robert Sieving - Heritage Music Press

Robert Sieving combines an anonymous sixteenth-century poem with music from Respighi's brilliant Ancient Aires and Dances for Lute, Suite 1: Balletto to create a light-hearted, dance-like

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Tant Que Vivray Tant Que Vivray
Claudin de Sermisy/arr. Patrick M. Liebergen - Alfred Music Publishing

Excellent three-part writing, right on the mark for young men and women. Teach the song in English before introducing the optional French text, an IPA pronunciation guide is included. When your students are

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Spring Song Spring Song
Janet Gardner - BriLee Music Publishing

Based on a fifteenth-century text by Charles D'Orleans, this madrigal by Janet Gardner is the perfect way for your women's choir to celebrate the arrival of spring. "Oh, sing to the beautiful spring." ... view details
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It Was a Lover and His Lass It Was a Lover and His Lass
Thomas Morley/arr. Russell Robinson - Carl Fischer LLC

This arrangement of the famous Morley madrigal is transposed down a step to the key of F, making it singable by young tenor-bass voices. Performed with piano accompaniment or a cappella, it's educational and... view details
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Music Brings Joy! Music Brings Joy! (A Canon)
Russell Robinson - Carl Fischer LLC

Here's an original canon, in the style of a madrigal, that lets young singers develop part-singing skills while they celebrate the joy of making music. This is ideal for choirs with only a few boys. "May all... view details
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A Festive Madrigal A Festive Madrigal
William Gooch/arr. Moore - Alfred Music Publishing

Developing three-part mixed and SSA choirs will achieve their finest a cappella sound with this light choral inspired by the tune Reuben, Reuben. "Gather folk and all acquaintance, come and sing the... view details
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Je Le Vous Dirai! Je Le Vous Dirai! (Do Not Dare I Say It)
Pierre Certon/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Introduce your students to the famous sixteenth-century French chanson with this excellent edition by John Leavitt.  French and English texts are included, with a detailed pronunciation guide. Now available... view details
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Fire, Fire, My Heart Fire, Fire, My Heart
Thomas Morley/arr. Spevacek - Heritage Music Press

This superb setting of the classic Morley madrigal features an extremely well-crafted optional piano accompaniment and additional pitch options which allow expansion to a fuller SATB voicing.  A marvelous... view details
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Rondelay-Oh Rondelay-Oh
Jeremiah Savile/arr. Carter - BriLee Music Publishing

"Come let us sing! Come now and sing!"  This bright madrigal by seventeenth-century composer Jeremiah Savile is a delightful concert or festival piece for women's voices at any time of year, with or without... view details
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