A meaningful message about how singing brings us together. Accessible choral writing allows for quick learning, and the universal theme makes for an ideal combined choir feature. Perform with sign language
This rip-roaring, country-style holiday novelty number celebrates the Clark Griswold in all of us! How many outdoor decorations do YOU hang for the holiday season? Accessible two-part choral writing makes
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.
The title of this piece, though it never actually appears in the lyrics, provides an overarching metaphor for the text. The ebb and flow of the piano accompaniment represents a turbulent sea, while the text
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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Words from the English carol Good King Wenceslas are set to the melody of Hey, Ho, Nobody Home for a whole new take on the familiar carol. Canonic writing ensures success, and the stately
This sparkling contemporary carol from Jay Althouse in 5/4 time is a fresh addition to any winter program! Features an evocative text that speaks to special sights, sounds, and feelings of the holidays.
This frolicsome American folk song is sure to leave toes tapping and hands clapping. A spoken rhythmic introduction ushers in the familiar melody, which is ultimately accompanied by independent
Feel the excitement that comes with the first flakes of the year. A bright, cheery, Broadway-style melody is echoed back and forth in this upbeat song. Pair this catchy tune with choreography from the
"Peace, peace, singing peace, singing peace to all this night." This simple text is set with a lovely melody built around the tonic triad and then carried into canon. This piece is a snap to learn but
An imaginative text woven from the titles of twenty favorite children's books celebrates the role of literature in our lives. With a lilting, singable melody coupled with a lyrical piano accompaniment, this
This haunting Scottish folk song with a beautiful text by Robert Louis Stevenson tells the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie's escape from the British. The traditional melody is arranged in a setting that is
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
Get on board with this lively partner song adaptation of the well-known traditional spiritual! Featuring easy-to-sing countermelodies for both the verse and chorus, it's a snap to put together and an
This fast-paced mini-medley is overflowing with holiday merriment! From the rollicking Here We Come A-Caroling and regal Good King Wenceslas to the sweet ballad I Heard the Bells
"Do you hear an echo out here? Do you hear an echo so clear?" Creative choral writing from Sally Albrecht that features pentatonic melodies sung in unison and canon, with ostinato accompaniment for Orff
"I want to be happy, but I won't be happy till I make you happy, too." This effervescent number from the 1924 musical "No, No, Nanette" is a real crowd-pleaser! The melody is introduced by the entire group
A patriotic fantasy in an accessible version for choir and band, this soaring rendition of America, the Beautiful is a crowning jewel for choral or combined concerts. Sturdy and proud, it features
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
Featuring a vivid poetic text, a light and airy lilt, and a supportive piano accompaniment, this lyrical beauty celebrates the newness of every day. Each voice part shares moments of melody and flowing
Three traditional carol favorites are tastefully arranged and tied together with Pachelbel's enduring canon. For added charm, choir members may play sleigh bells during the canon interludes between
Here's a quintessential bossa nova on just three Latin words from the Kyrie mass text. Bossa nova is a musical genre that began in Brazil in the 1950s that consists of the combination of samba rhythms, jazz
This charming original piece re-creates the conversation between a pair of birds as they observe children singing. The birds consider what the sounds are, why the sounds are made, and most importantly, "Is
This "breakaway" hit for American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson translates so well to choral singing, with accessible parts and pop harmonies. Especially appropriate in this two-part treble voicing, it's an
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