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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
It Takes a Village It Takes a Village
Joan Szymko - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

The familiar African saying, "It takes a village to raise a child," is appropriately set to tribal-sounding music in this marvelous cross-cultural feature.  A great closer, this piece is a proven audience... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$2.15
SSAA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.05
TTBB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.05
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
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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Tres Cantos Nativos Tres Cantos Nativos
arr. Marcos Leite - Earthsongs

This exciting work is freely based on three melodies sung by the Kurao tribe - a group of native Brazilian indians living in the forests of northern Brazil. Percussive rhythms and vocal layers are enhanced... view details
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SATB 
$1.75
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MEMedium Easy
$1.65
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
Adiemus Adiemus
Karl Jenkins - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Although this is an original work, the words, which simulate a tribal language, give it a world-music feeling. In fact, the chant-like character of the piece almost makes you feel as though you are taking

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Amavolovolo Amavolovolo
arr. Rudolf de Beer - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is a popular traditional Zulu song as arranged by Rudolf de Beer, former conductor of the Drakensberg Boys Choir of South Africa.  What a vivid connection to the people and culture of that part of the... view details
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$2.10
SSAA 
$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
Eatnemen Vuelie Eatnemen Vuelie (Song of the Earth)
Frode Fjellheim/arr. Emily Crocker - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

The opening musical number from the Disney animated feature "Frozen," this song is inspired by indigenous Saami and Norwegian culture, a combination of Saami yoiking and the Danish Christmas hymn Dejlig

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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
Five Hebrew Love Songs Five Hebrew Love Songs
Eric Whitacre - Walton Music

Written by Hila Plitmann and inspired by a trip to Switzerland, each song in this suite is a poetic postcard that captures every lush, romantic moment in full.  An expressive and idiomatic collection for mixed... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$2.95
SA 
MAMedium-Advanced
$2.95
Instrumental Parts String Quartet
$35.00
Instrumental Score 
$40.00
Instrumental Parts Violin Accompaniment
$9.00
Erev Shel Shoshanim Erev Shel Shoshanim
Joseph Hadar/arr. Jack Klebanow - World Music Press

Your choir will absolutely love this delicate Israeli folk song, with the open feeling of the desert at night while the scent of roses drifts on the cool air.  Vocals weave in a sensitive arrangement,... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Performance CD 
$5.00
Ukuthula Ukuthula (An African Prayer for Peace)
arr. Andre van der Merwe - Earthsongs

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$1.75
SSAA 
$1.75
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
TTBB 
MAMedium-Advanced
$2.45
Thula Klizeo Thula Klizeo
Joseph Shabalala/arr. Leanne MacDonnell - Pavane Publishing

Joseph Shabalala is best known for his work with Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Paul Simon. This delightful multicultural piece incorporates body percussion and words that are great fun to pronounce. Leanne

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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
Jenga Imani Yako Jenga Imani Yako
Israel Kagaruki/ed. Rogers - Hal Leonard Corporation

Composed in the Kwaya music tradition of Tanzania, this vibrant Swahili song means "build your faith" and encourages people to keep moving forward and never to give up, even though they may face hard times.... view details
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$2.10
Dubula Dubula
Stephen Hatfield - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Here's a fabulous festival piece for a cappella choirs! Dubula is a folk song of the Xhosa people of South Africa, and this arrangement really captures the authentic boisterous style of the original!... view details
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Jabula Jesu Jabula Jesu
Stephen Hatfield - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Now available in an SSA voicing, this choral work offers a taste of layered ostinatos and African polyrhythms and may be performed a cappella or with two or more percussionists.

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