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The SAB Choir Goes Renaissance The SAB Choir Goes Renaissance
Thomas Weelkes/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is a fantastic resource for introducing madrigals of the Renaissance to the developing ensembles or groups with limited male singers. The five works by Thomas Weelkes are: Come, Let's Begin; Four

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MEMedium Easy
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MEMedium Easy
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Thus Sings My Dearest Jewel Thus Sings My Dearest Jewel
Thomas Weelkes/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

A three-part madrigal by Thomas Weelkes, this sprightly dance-like piece is easily learned and delightful in performance. A wonderful selection for contest and festival! With hand drum.

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My Bonny Lass She Smileth My Bonny Lass She Smileth
Thomas Morley/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is the famous madrigal by Thomas Morley in a stylistically authentic performance edition. Ideal for chamber, madrigal, and concert choirs, this cheerful work offers superb opportunities for developing

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Je Ne Fus Jamais Si Aise Je Ne Fus Jamais Si Aise
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Joyful cascading vocal lines and "fa la la's" will enliven your treble choir's concert or festival performance! The hand drum creates a dance-like feel in this delightful madrigal edition.

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This Is Our Time for Singing This Is Our Time for Singing
Orazio Vecchi/arr. Patrick M. Liebergen - Alfred Music Publishing

The contrasting sections of this light, lilting 16th-century Italian madrigal provide an ideal introduction to this important musical style. Whether you enjoy singing a cappella or with piano, consider

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The Nightingale The Nightingale
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

The Nightingale is Thomas Weelkes' famous madrigal in an accessible SAB edition, with optional percussion (hand drum or tambourine) providing additional rhythmic security for developing ensembles

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Weep, O Mine Eyes Weep, O Mine Eyes
John Bennet/ed. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

John Bennet (c. 1575-c. 1614) was a Renaissance-era English composer who wrote several madrigals in the style of Thomas Morley. This is perhaps his most famous one, and is a wonderful contest or festival

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Il Est Bel et Bon Il Est Bel et Bon
Pierre Passereau/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Now available for women's voices, this popular French chanson relates the gossipy conversation of a pair of French housewives as they chatter about their husbands. Dance-like phrases echo back and forth,

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Hark, All Ye Lovely Saints Hark, All Ye Lovely Saints
Thomas Weelkes/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

The light, dance-like madrigal style of the Tudor composer Thomas Weelkes is offered here in a fine edition for modern choirs. The delightful "fa-la-la" refrain connects the verses for an excellent choral

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Sing We and Chant It Sing We and Chant It
Thomas Morley/arr. Robinson - Alfred Music Publishing

Introduce your choir to a cappella Madrigal singing with this wonderful Thomas Morley classic designed especially for young singers by Russell Robinson. This edition sounds full and captures all the spirit

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Alleluia Madrigal Alleluia Madrigal
Donald Moore - Alfred Music Publishing

Develop your choir's a cappella skills with this straightforward original madrigal that employs traditional harmonies, modest ranges, and lots of repetition, making it a quickly learned piece. An excellent

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Come, Let's Begin Come, Let's Begin
Thomas Weelkes/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This sprightly, dance-like madrigal is a great teaching piece! A delightful concert opener, it lends itself well to a processional with voices, hand drum and tambourine. At just under two minutes' duration,

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O Hear the Joyful Singing O Hear the Joyful Singing (O Vezzosett'e Bella)
Giovanni Gastoldi/arr. Patrick M. Liebergen - Alfred Music Publishing

Perform this buoyant Italian madrigal a cappella or accompanied by the optional piano, hand drum, and finger cymbals. The Baroque harmonies are easy to read and tune, and the three-part mixed/SAB voicing

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A Social Madrigal A Social Madrigal
Nathan Howe - Shawnee Press

In this clever madrigal novelty, 16th-century harmony meets 21st-century technology! It sings the story of a couple falling in love, with some help from Google, Facebook, and Twitter. Performed a cappella

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Farewell, Dear Love Farewell, Dear Love
Robert Jones/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Robert Jones (1577-1617) was an English composer and lutenist who was a prolific writer of songs and madrigals. This delightful example of his madrigal style expresses sadness over the loss of a love. It

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Come Away, Sweet Love Come Away, Sweet Love
Thomas Greaves/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This delightful five-voice madrigal from 1604 is outstanding! Echo effects and lots of interplay among the parts make the most of the musical imagery of "running in and out." This is guaranteed fun to

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A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Madrigal A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Madrigal
Kirby Shaw - Hal Leonard Corporation

This is very funny! It's a mad, mad, mad, mad madrigal indeed when the "fa-la-la's" get mixed up with the "shoo-bee-doo-bee-doo's" and the "rama-lama-ding-dong's"! Novelty madrigals are rare, and this is

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Since Robin Hood Since Robin Hood
Thomas Weelkes/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This three-voice madrigal by Thomas Weelkes is full of fun and whimsy, with changes in meter, interweaving vocal lines and a dance-like feel, with optional hand drum. An excellent selection for madrigal

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Je Ne Fus Jamais Si Aise Je Ne Fus Jamais Si Aise
Pierre Certon/arr. Jerry Estes - Shawnee Press

Pierre Certon's dancing and lighthearted work is made more accessible for younger voices with this fine arrangement. The harmonic and textural elements remain true to the original, preserving the frivolity

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Tant Que Vivray Tant Que Vivray
Claudin de Sermisy/arr. Patrick M. Liebergen - Alfred Music Publishing

Excellent three-part writing, right on the mark for young men and women. Teach the song in English before introducing the optional French text, an IPA pronunciation guide is included. When your students are

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How Merrily We Live How Merrily We Live
Michael East/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

The seventeenth-century English composer Michael East wrote madrigals, anthems and consorts, including this delightful madrigal now arranged for treble voices. With its intricate and playful voice parts,

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Strike It Up, Tabor Strike It Up, Tabor
Thomas Weelkes/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This spirited three-voice madrigal with hand drum dances with humor and rhythmic energy! Perform it as a processional or opening number - your singers will enjoy the clever wordplay and vocal effects. ... view details
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A Festive Madrigal A Festive Madrigal
William Gooch/arr. Moore - Alfred Music Publishing

Developing three-part mixed and SSA choirs will achieve their finest a cappella sound with this light choral inspired by the tune Reuben, Reuben. "Gather folk and all acquaintance, come and sing the... view details
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Fyer, Fyer, My Heart Fyer, Fyer, My Heart
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This popular English madrigal dances with rhythmic energy and fiery passion! John Leavitt has arranged it so that the two soprano parts create an echo effect if separated spatially. Your singers will have fun... view details
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