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Sisi Kushangilia Sisi Kushangilia (We Will Be Glad)
Victor C. Johnson - Choristers Guild

Exuberant rhythmic energy abounds in this African-style original! The Swahili text of only four words translates: "We will dance! We will sing! We will be glad!" The only accompanying instruments are

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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.10
Two-Part 
$2.10
P/A CD 
$27.95
Tshotsholoza Tshotsholoza (Go Forward)
Jeffery L. Ames - Walton Music

Now available for mixed or men's voices, this rousing arrangement of the popular African freedom song has become a standard in the choral repertoire. With call-and-response vocals, African text, and rhythmic... view details
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SATB 
$2.45
TTBB 
$2.75
Hlohonolofatsa Hlohonolofatsa
arr. Daniel Jackson - Walton Music

This tremendously fun arrangement of a South African greeting song exclaims, "Iyo hlonolofatsa, Ka lebitso la ntate," which translates as, "Bless everything in the name of the Father." Featuring a soloist,

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SATB 
$2.55
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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Jambo Jambo
Teddy Kalanda Harrison/arr. Jacob Narverud - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

Kenyan composer Teddy Kalanda Harrison and his group Them Mushrooms received world-wide recognition with their platinum-certified recording of his piece. With a fun percussion accompaniment, Jacob Narverud

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SATB 
$2.20
SAB 
$2.15
SSA 
$2.15
TBB 
$2.15
Bonse Aba Bonse Aba (Traditional Zambian Song)
arr. Andrew Fischer - Alliance Music Publications, Inc.

Here is an exuberant a cappella number that's loaded with African atmosphere! The traditional Zambian words are sung throughout with such a buoyant, rhythmic feel that you are transported into the center of

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$2.10
TTBB 
$2.10
Famine Song Famine Song
arr. Matthew Culloton - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

This unique a cappella work captures the drama of the survival of the Sudanese people during the famine of the 1980s. "Ease my spirit, ease my soul, please free my hands from this barren soil.  Ease my mother,... view details
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SATB 
$2.05
SSAA 
$1.95
Baba Yetu Baba Yetu
Chris Kiagiri & Christopher Tin - Alfred Music Publishing

Now arranged for a cappella voices with optional percussion, this Grammy Award-winning title track from the video game Civilization IV has a unique world-fusion sound, including chanting, strong rhythmic... view details
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Salmo 150 Salmo 150 (Psalm 150)
Ernani Aguiar - Earthsongs

A very rhythmic work, with rapid articulations, this is an exciting showcase for a cappella choirs. Written by a well-known Brazilian composer, it has a distinctive Latin American feeling that will really... view details
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MMedium
$1.75
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MMedium
$1.75
Muusika Muusika (Music)
Paert Uusberg - Walton Music

A meditation on the mystery and wonder of music, this Estonian tone poem is a little gem for a cappella choirs. With gorgeous harmonies that intensify the text, this will resonate deeply with your singers.

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MMedium
$2.40
Wana Baraka Wana Baraka
arr. Shawn L. Kirchner - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

This upbeat Kenyan folk song is a popular choice for concert and festival choirs. The arrangement builds with great excitement, leading to an extensive rhythmic play on the word "alleluya." ... view details
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$2.10
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$1.95
TTBB 
$2.10
Indodana Indodana
arr. Michael Barrett & Ralf Schmitt - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

This highly dramatic traditional African song was arranged by two South African composers, both experts in this genre of music. The ethnic flavor is palpable as the treble voices carry the melody and the men... view details
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$2.15
Kuimba! Kuimba!
Victor C. Johnson - Heritage Music Press

This exuberant African-style original work is an invitation to let music be our guide and sing together with joyful hearts. You'll want to use the optional percussion parts with this a cappella piece to

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$2.10
Three-Part Mixed 
$2.10
SSA 
$2.10
TTB 
$2.10
P/A CD for SATB voicing only
$26.95
Yonder Come Day Yonder Come Day
arr. Judith Cook Tucker - World Music Press

Based on a traditional Georgia Sea Islands spiritual, with a rhythmic speech section, this is very effective in performance, especially with optional audience participation!... view details
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EEasy
$1.95
In Meeting We Are Blessed In Meeting We Are Blessed
Troy Robertson & R. Gatsnahos - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

The part for djembe imparts a traditional African feeling to this easy, original a cappella work. The Gatsnahos text, inspired by John Donne, has a theme of friendship and unity that all can relate to. "We

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SATB 
$2.45
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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MEMedium Easy
$2.10
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Tumekuja Kuimba Tumekuja Kuimba (We Have Come to Sing!)
Lynn Zettlemoyer - Shawnee Press

This vibrant, percussive original a cappella work uses both Swahili and English text to create a dynamic multicultural feature that works great as an opener or processional. The theme of "coming together to

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Daemon Irrepit Callidus Daemon Irrepit Callidus
Gyorgy Orban - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

Chromaticism, rhythmic drive and lyric melodies characterize this a cappella work that is dramatic and stunningly effective for more accomplished choirs. ... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$2.45
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MAMedium-Advanced
$2.45
Wangol Wangol
Sten Kallman - Walton Music

Your students will like this! It's a popular folk song from Haiti about a country in change. Wangol is a voodoo spirit and he is addressed in the song: "Wangol, you are leaving. When will I see you again? The... view details
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SATB 
$2.55
Vuelie Vuelie
Christophe Beck & Frode Fjellheim - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Inspired by the traditional Sami joik, this arrangement, as sung by Cantus in the Disney movie "Frozen," is a winner. Perfect for a pops concert or a concert looking for a special

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Ohtul Ohtul (Evening)
Paert Uusberg - Walton Music

In this beautiful work by Estonian composer Paert Uusberg, a poem by Ernst Enno speaks of evening and of the images we associate with dusk. The tonalities, both familiar and other-worldly, will make this a

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SATB 
$2.40
Morokeni Morokeni (Greeting Song)
arr. Bernard Kruger - Hal Leonard Corporation

At less than two minutes' duration, this is a brief, easy, extremely effective African song for a cappella choir with percussion. Authentic call-and-response vocals make it so much fun to sing, and the

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Ubi Caritas Ubi Caritas
Maurice Durufle - Durand S.A. Editions Musicales

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SATTBB 
$2.95
Twa Tanbou Twa Tanbou
Louis M. Celestin & Sydney Guillaume - Walton Music

Fasten your seatbelts for this showstopper!  From Haiti, this piece is an excellent festival selection for good high school choirs and beyond.  It tells a tale about three drums in playful competition.  The... view details
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SATB 
$3.30