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Rondelay-Oh Rondelay-Oh
Jeremiah Savile/arr. Carter - BriLee Music Publishing

"Come let us sing! Come now and sing!"  This bright madrigal by seventeenth-century composer Jeremiah Savile is a delightful concert or festival piece for women's voices at any time of year, with or without... view details
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SSA 
$1.95
Glad We Be This Day Glad We Be This Day (An Ayre in the Dorian Mode)
Phyllis Aleta Wolfe - Heritage Music Press

This creative Renaissance-style original will lend a very special medieval quality to your concert! Singable vocal lines appear in unison and canon, then are partnered for a thrilling climax. Stomps, claps and... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
P/A CD 
$26.95
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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Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
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Multi-Song Accompaniment CD 
$44.99
Matona Mia Cara Matona Mia Cara
Orlando di Lasso/arr. Patrick Liebergen - Shawnee Press

Orlando di Lasso's tuneful villanelle is set here for TBB voices, with Italian text and English subtext. Carefully edited, it is shorter in duration than the original SATB score and includes an optional

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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 Bonnie Lass She Smelleth My Bonnie Lass She Smelleth
P.D.Q. Bach/Professor Schickele - Theodore Presser Co

"My bonnie lass she smelleth, making the flowers jealouth." The hilarity continues from the very first line in this parody of the Renaissance madrigal school that includes (of all things) a scat solo for your... view details
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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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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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Tanzen und Springen Tanzen und Springen (Let All Be Singing, and All Be Dancing)
Hans Leo Hassler/arr. Russell Robinson - Shawnee Press

Introduce your young mixed choir to the madrigal style with this easy setting of Hassler's lively, dance-like madrigal. Originally written for five voices a cappella, it is revoiced here for three parts

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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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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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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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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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L'ultimo di di Maggio L'ultimo di di Maggio (On the Last Day of May)
Ottorino Respighi/arr. Robert Sieving - Heritage Music Press

Robert Sieving combines an anonymous sixteenth-century poem with music from Respighi's brilliant Ancient Aires and Dances for Lute, Suite 1: Balletto to create a light-hearted, dance-like

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Sing We and Chant it Sing We and Chant it
Thomas Morley/arr. Michael Ryan - Heritage Music Press

The classic madrigal is offered in a three-part mixed voicing that includes the option to sing it a cappella or with the notated piano part. For added fun, consider using a harpsichord on the notated

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MEMedium Easy
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Je Le Vous Diray Je Le Vous Diray (I'll Say It Anyway)
Pierre Certon/arr. Robinson - Alfred Music Publishing

Rarely has Renaissance repertoire been this fun to sing or easy to identify with. Sung in English, French, or a combination of both, this playful a cappella piece pokes fun at gossiping. It's best performed... view details
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Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl
Daniel Hughes - National Music Publishers

Daniel Hughes has arranged this delightful English folk song as a madrigal. A jovial piece that encourages partying with a most proper spirit, the music serves well at any concert or madrigal dinner feast.

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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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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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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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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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Rise Up in Merry Measure Rise Up in Merry Measure
Guillaume Costeley/arr. Patrick M. Liebergen - Alfred Music Publishing

Enjoy this lighthearted Renaissance madrigal highlighting resonant treble sonorities, terraced dynamics, and accessible homophonic voice parts. Consider adding the optional piano accompaniment, optional

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EEasy
$1.90
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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Director's Kit with Online Audio Access
MEMedium Easy
$49.99
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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