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Babethandaza Babethandaza
arr. Victor C. Johnson - Choristers Guild

Exuding sizzling, rhythmic energy, this traditional South African folk song arrangement is a multicultural programming winner! A cappella, with percussion parts included for shakers, djembe, and hand drum

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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.35
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$2.35
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.35
TTB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.35
Ahrirang Ahrirang
arr. Ruth Elaine Schram - Choristers Guild

An lovely setting of the beloved Korean folk song about the mountain pass of Ahrirang Hill. Sung predominantly in English, the pentatonic melodies and open harmonies are presented in unison and canon to

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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
SSAB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
A New Psalm A New Psalm
Ken Berg - Galaxy Music Corporation

A lively and rhythmic setting of this ancient text in Hebrew and English in strophic form. This piece features a soloist with choir, interesting harmonic ideas, wonderful melodic ideas, syncopations and

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SSA 
MAMedium-Advanced
$2.80
TTB 
MAMedium-Advanced
$2.80
Instrumental Parts 
$35.00
Full Score 
$25.00
Tue, Tue Tue, Tue
arr. Ruth Morris Gray - Alfred Music Publishing

Vocal ostinatos join one by one in the opening of this rhythmic arrangement of an authentic Ghanaian folk song. Unison lines, block triads, and a reset of the dynamics in the choral bridge are a blast.

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SAB 
EEasy
$1.90
Two-Part 
EEasy
$1.90
SSA 
EEasy
$1.90
TBB 
EEasy
$1.90
P/A CD 
$27.99
 
When We Sing! Choral DVD 
$39.99
Tongo Tongo (Polynesian Folk Song)
arr. Greg Gilpin - Alfred Music Publishing

This traditional canoe song from Polynesia sounds very impressive with hand claps and percussion instruments adding to the choral texture. The echoing voice parts suggest people communicating from canoe to

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Banana! Banana! (Todos Quieren la Banana - All the Nations Like Bananas)
arr. Nick Page - Alfred Music Publishing

This is wonderful multicultural selection based on a Nicaraguan folk song that reminds us that all the nations like bananas! With alternating sections of Spanish and English text, this charming arrangement

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SAB 
EEasy
$1.90
Two-Part 
EEasy
$1.90
P/A CD 
$27.99
 
When We Sing! Choral DVD 
$39.99
Iddemdem Malida Iddemdem Malida
Jonaf del Fierro - Pavane Publishing

Iddemdem Malida is an Itneg (Philippines) victory chant. This creative arrangement begins with some improvised solos over a pedal tone, along with wind and bird sounds. Then the real chant begins with a

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TTBB 
MAMedium-Advanced
$2.45
Bambulele Bambulele
arr. Will Lopes - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

This rhythmically driving Brazilian folk song will make a dynamic statement at your next concert. For women's choir, and filled with hand claps, stomps, chanting and choreographic cues, this exciting a

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SSAA 
MMedium
$2.15
Bayu, Bayushki, Bayu Bayu, Bayushki, Bayu
arr. Clifford W. King - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

A traditional Russian folk song melody, set in Russian with a pronunciation guide, transliteration and English translation, with a rollicking four-hand piano accompaniment. This fantastic concert piece

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MMedium
$2.65
Waniska Waniska
Brian Tate - Pavane Publishing

A delightful arrangement of a North American Cree Indian morning song. Beginning with bird sounds, the melody line is first presented by the sopranos. A pedal point is set by the tenors and basses as the

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MEMedium Easy
$2.15
Thula Baba Thula Baba
Allan Robert Petker - Pavane Publishing

This a cappella arrangement of a Zulu song has the gentle qualities of a mother's song to her child while providing interesting harmonic and melodic ideas. There are opportunities for solos or the addition

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MMedium
$2.45
Da Kami Ay Anan-ak Da Kami Ay Anan-ak
Maria Theresa Vizconde-Roldan - Pavane Publishing

Here is a song that celebrates the joy of childhood - the playfulness, the newness, shrills and laughter. Based on Kankana-ey, a Filipino folk song, the words are also in Filipino as well as nonsensical

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MMedium
$2.45
Roulez Jeunes Gens Roulez Roulez Jeunes Gens Roulez (Roll Young Folks Roll)
Joseph Gregorio - Walton Music

This rousing arrangement for women's chorus of this traditional French song will become a favorite of both your singers and your audiences. The piano accompaniment and the use of body percussion add to the

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SSAA 
MMedium
$2.75
Kodutee Kodutee (Journey Home)
Part Uusberg - Walton Music

Estonian composer Part Uusberg's Kodutee reflects upon the journey of life from birth to death using vivid imagery of nature and the everyday. Hauntingly beautiful both musically and thematically,

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SATB 
MMedium
$2.60
Kaisa isa Niyan Kaisa isa Niyan
Nilo Alcala - Walton Music

From Philippine composer Nilo Alcala, Kaisa isa Niyan is based on a popular children's counting chant from Maguindanao in the southern Philippines. This challenging but playful work employs quick

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SATB 
MAMedium-Advanced
$3.05
Three Polish War Songs Three Polish War Songs
Derek Myler - Walton Music

A set of Polish military songs collected by the composer while he lived in Poland for two years among families affected still by the tragedies of war. Expertly arranged for men's chorus, these songs offer a

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TTBB 
MMedium
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Ma Bella Bimba Ma Bella Bimba (Italian Folk Song)
arr. Donald Moore - Alfred Music Publishing

This easy-to-sing Italian folk song is an excellent cross-cultural selection for any choir. The uncluttered arrangement features a lilting waltz tempo and dance-like voice parts that are well suited to the

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Shining Moon Shining Moon (Ngam Sang Duan)
arr. Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

A traditional Thai folk song is beautifully arranged for developing treble or mixed choirs. Gentle melodies are interwoven into a lyrical canon-like texture that is expressive and compelling. Written with a

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Ning Wendete Ning Wendete (Kenyan Folk Song)
arr. Greg Gilpin - Shawnee Press

Rhythm abounds in the vocal and percussion sounds of this a cappella arrangement of a Kenyan folk song. With a simple, delightful text, energy-filled vocals, rhythmic hand claps, small percussion and body

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El Coqui El Coqui
arr. Mark Burrows - Shawnee Press

This traditional Puerto Rican song is a whimsical tune about a small nocturnal tree frog. Accessible and interesting two-part writing and the use of percussion instruments including a "croaking frog" guiro

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Two-Part 
EEasy
$2.10
P/A CD 
$26.99
Numi, Numi Numi, Numi (A Hebrew Lullaby)
Yekhil Halperin & Yoel Engel/arr. Jill Gallina - Shawnee Press

This traditional Hebrew lullaby makes a lovely, sweet partner-style choral feature, using English for the main tune and Hebrew for the counterline (with phonetic subtext). A gentle piano accompaniment supports... view details
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Kye Kye Kule Kye Kye Kule
Mark Burrows - Heritage Music Press

This easy-to-learn, call-and-response-based West African folk song setting is a very effective program opener. Comfortable ranges with age-appropriate voice leading makes this a great choice for developing

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Two-Part 
EEasy
$2.10
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
Singabahambayo Singabahambayo
Victor C. Johnson - Heritage Music Press

Fun to sing and surprisingly rehearsal-friendly, this South African musical celebration of freedom and hope is sure to have instant appeal. Lending itself to simple stage choreography, and with an exciting,

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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25