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
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
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,
Full of rhythmic fun and regional flavor, this quickly learned folk song from west-central Africa, with piano and congas, will brighten any concert set. Written in the form of a round, all three vocal parts
Upbeat, spirited, and rhythmically charged accompaniment and choral parts partnered with an original Swahili text sets the stage for a dynamic musical celebration. Featuring memorable melodic material,
The gorgeous Spanish lullaby A la Nanita Nana is paired with a new melody in this creative partner song. This piece may be performed in Spanish or English and includes a pronunciation guide. Use
This vibrant partnering of two popular African folk songs features easily learned vocals with rhythmically supportive piano. Add percussion to complete this musical celebration of life. The Swahili text,
Add some diversity to your performance with this lovely traditional Chinese lullaby, sensitively set for young voices. Unison writing that moves into easy passages of vocal independence, an accessible
This high-energy composition based on a traditional Zimbabwean proverb will be a hit with your singers and audiences. The lyrics are mostly in English, with a few simple Zimbabwean words. Shaker, djembe,
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
Incorporating partner melodies, echo, and simple two-part (or three-part mixed) singing, this soothing, gentle setting is an excellent choice for teaching soft, lyrical singing. The repetitive chorus is in
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Add excitement to your concert program with this Mark Weston adaptation of a traditional Nigerian folk song that tells the story of a safe return home. The percussion parts illuminate the driving beat and
Victor Johnson expertly combines a free-flowing Spanish folk melody with a passionate text about finding the way home. Mostly in English, this exceptional programming choice will add a unique flavor to your
Create your own Celtic experience with your choir when you perform this authentic setting of the eighteenth-century Irish folk song. A mixture of thoughtful rubato and energetic rhythms, a Gaelic chorus -
This delightful setting of the traditional Hebrew folk song dances off of the page! Hand claps, opportunities for simple choreography, a pronunciation guide, and performance notes serve to enhance this
Don't miss this fresh, tasty setting of a traditional Israeli folk song scored for a cappella voices, flute, and hand drum. Inventive, with spoken chants woven throughout, this is accessible with limited
This fast-moving setting of the French Canadian folksong J'entends le Moulin is perfect for developing choirs. Optional percussion parts, English or French lyrics, and performance suggestions make
With Stodola Pumpa, Mark Weston offers an updated treatment of this favorite Czech folk song. The rollicking tune, dynamic accompaniment, and invigorating text all combine to create an entertaining
This spirited, upbeat arrangement of the traditional Georgia Sea Islands folk tune makes effective use of call-and-response passages to make it a memorable cross-cultural feature.
Mark Weston makes this Ghanaian folk song accessible for all! A pronunciation guide is provided for the Ghanaian text, as well as English lyrics and suggestions for optional language alternations to allow
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