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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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Three-Part Mixed 
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Je Le Vous Dirai Je Le Vous Dirai
Pierre Certon/Porterfield - Heritage Music Press

This whimsical French chanson "gossips" about a husband jealous of his beautiful wife. A new English text is provided, but the original French text is included as a performance option. Limited ranges in all... view details
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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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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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O Occhi Manza Mia O Occhi Manza Mia (O Eyes of My Beloved)
Orlando di Lasso/arr. Robinson - Alfred Music Publishing

With text in Italian or English, clear choral phrasing, accessible vocal ranges and excellent voice leading, this arrangement of the Renaissance classic is just right for young mixed or treble choirs. The... view details
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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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What If I Never Speed? What If I Never Speed?
John Dowland / arr. Russell Robinson - Carl Fischer LLC

Middle school choirs benefit greatly from exposure to madrigal literature, and this arrangement of Dowland's expressive work will fit your three-part mixed or SSA ensemble perfectly. Largely homophonic, the... view details
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All Ye Who Music Love All Ye Who Music Love
Baldassare Donato/Spevacek - Heritage Music Press

Here's a stunning original work in Madrigal style, this is light and airy, bright and festive. Linda has taken a clever approach to the famous Donato text, with lilting music and word painting, which allows... view details
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Fyer, Fyer, My Heart Fyer, Fyer, My Heart
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This popular English madrigal dances with rhythmic energy and fiery passion! John Leavitt has arranged it so that the two soprano parts create an echo effect if separated spatially. Your singers will have fun... view details
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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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Fa Una Canzona Fa Una Canzona (Sing Me a Song)
Orazio Vecchi/arr.Shaw/Parker - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

This vivacious Italian Madrigal is a true classic in the Concert/Festival repertoire, and with exceptionally good reason! In addition to being an absolute delight to sing, it convincingly conveys a... view details
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How Merrily We Live How Merrily We Live
Michael East/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

The seventeenth-century English composer Michael East wrote madrigals, anthems and consorts, including this delightful madrigal now arranged for treble voices. With its intricate and playful voice parts,

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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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My Heart Is Offered Still to You My Heart Is Offered Still to You (Mon Coeur Se Recommande A Vous)
Orlandus Lassus/arr. Randolph - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

This delightful chanson is one of more than 1200 compositions by the 16th century master. French and English text are provided. ... view details
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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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Come Away, Sweet Love Come Away, Sweet Love
Thomas Greaves/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This delightful five-voice madrigal from 1604 is outstanding! Echo effects and lots of interplay among the parts make the most of the musical imagery of "running in and out." This is guaranteed fun to

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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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Let the Song Begin Let the Song Begin
Donald Moore - Alfred Music Publishing

Here's an original madrigal that's an excellent teaching piece for three-part choirs.  Independent vocal lines, terraced dynamics, and a joyful "music" text make it an appealing concert opener or a cappella... 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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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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A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Madrigal A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Madrigal
Kirby Shaw - Hal Leonard Corporation

This is very funny! It's a mad, mad, mad, mad madrigal indeed when the "fa-la-la's" get mixed up with the "shoo-bee-doo-bee-doo's" and the "rama-lama-ding-dong's"! Novelty madrigals are rare, and this is

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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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Glad We Be This Day Glad We Be This Day (An Ayre in the Dorian Mode)
Phyllis Aleta Wolfe - Heritage Music Press

This creative Renaissance-style original will lend a very special medieval quality to your concert! Singable vocal lines appear in unison and canon, then are partnered for a thrilling climax. Stomps, claps and... view details
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MEMedium Easy
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$26.95