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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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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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Tzena, Tzena, Tzena, Tzena Tzena, Tzena, Tzena, Tzena
Issachar Miron/arr. Henry Leck - Hal Leonard Corporation

Made popular by the folk group The Weavers in the late 1940s, this dance-like song will add life and color to your concert. Easily learned with layered vocal parts and body percussion, this arrangement is

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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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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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Celebrai Celebrai
Will Lopes - G. Schirmer, Inc.

With a Portuguese text and rhythms in the popular Brazilian groove known as Capoeira, this song of celebration begins with all voice parts emulating rhythm instruments utilizing elements of contemporary a

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Songs of Peace Songs of Peace
Jeremiah Klarman/arr. David Chase - G. Schirmer, Inc.

Two separate pieces under one cover! Hineih Ma Tov from Paslm 133 is rousing, dance-like and full of energy. Oseh Shalom from the Book of Job has a slow opening that leads to a more

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Farlorn Alemen Farlorn Alemen
Andrea Clearfield - G. Schirmer, Inc.

Written for and premiered by Nashirah: The Jewish Chorale of Greater Philadelphia, this poem, in Hebrew, by Sima Faitelson is full of power, loss, and the pain that accompanies loss. This incredibly

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Las Amarillas Las Amarillas
arr. Stephen Hatfield - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Here's an arrangement of a traditional Mexican song that will require some work, but will be well worth the effort! Set at a very fast tempo, with some tricky syncopations, complete with yips, yelps and "ai

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Ojos Azules Ojos Azules
Stephen Hatfield - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

This arrangement combines the traditional Andean folk song Ohas Azules with folk songs from Ecuador and Peru and adds exciting percussion and authentic vocal effects that will captivate your

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Dance with Me to My Heart Dance with Me to My Heart
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

This energetic and lively piece is about discovering the power of our own voices and letting them dance; setting ourselves free, exploring and learning to let go of preconceived notions of how we "should"

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Yemaya Yemaya
arr. Diana Saez - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

The chant melody employed in this work was brought to America from West Africa via Cuba. Pedal tones in the bass support the melodic chant and create a meditative mood. Notated body percussion and clapping

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Yundah Yundah (Hebridean Chant)
Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

Young singers can discover the sights and sounds of the Scottish Hebrides and an ancient chant sung by the people of that remote location. This setting includes original music that frames the chant and

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Vidalita Vidalita
Diana Saez - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

This lovely arrangement for SA voices with piano or optional guitar is a simple setting of a northern Argentinian folk melody. With a Spanish text, haunting melody and Spanish feel, this is the perfect

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Quem te Ensinou a Nadar? Quem te Ensinou a Nadar?
arr. Daisy Fragoso - Hal Leonard Corporation

Infuse your concert program with music of the world with this vibrant rhythmic setting of a Brazilian playground song for treble choirs. The lyrics in Portuguese are easily learned and playful, translating

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Tutakwenda Tutakwenda (We Will Go)
Will Lopes - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is an original celebratory piece in Swahili based on Romans 8:31, carrying the message that we can move forward in life because we know that God is on our side. With solid harmonies, a steady

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Capelinha de Melao Capelinha de Melao
arr. Will Lopes - Hal Leonard Corporation

Layered harmonies and invigorating vocal percussion bring life and energy to this Brazilian children's song. Rhythmic and syncopated, this a cappella piece is an excellent world music selection for mixed

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Flabada! Flabada!
Will Lopes - Hal Leonard Corporation

Flabada! is a playful piece that captures the excitement and energy of the flamenco dance. Syncopation and body percussion combine to capture the rhythm of this original piece and highlight the

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Sorida Sorida (A Zimbabwe Greeting)
Rosephanye Powell/arr. William C. Powell - Hal Leonard Corporation

"Sorida" is a term of greeting in the Shona language of Zimbabwe, similar to "shalom" in Hebrew or "jambo" in Swahili. This massive original work features six percussion instruments, layered divisi vocal

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Omnes Credere Omnes Credere
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Opening like a Latin motet but quickly moving to Spanish with percussion and upbeat Spanish dance-like rhythms, this is a fun and lively arrangement with a strong message: "Omnes creder in aliquid"

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La Musica La Musica
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

The essence of this piece gives reverence to the message that music is universal; as a language, as an art and as a part of who we are. "From a distance we sing, music is universal. We sing for joy, we live

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Gnothi Safton Gnothi Safton
Jim Papoulis/ed. Sophia Miller - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

With Gnothi Safton, composer Jim Papoulis raises the profile of Boomwhackers out of the elementary classroom and onto the concert stage. Including an original inspirational text that urges young

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