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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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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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Fa Una Canzona Fa Una Canzona (Sing Me a Song)
Orazio Vecchi/arr.Shaw/Parker - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

This vivacious Italian Madrigal is a true classic in the Concert/Festival repertoire, and with exceptionally good reason! In addition to being an absolute delight to sing, it convincingly conveys a... view details
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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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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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My Heart Is Offered Still to You My Heart Is Offered Still to You (Mon Coeur Se Recommande A Vous)
Orlandus Lassus/arr. Randolph - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

This delightful chanson is one of more than 1200 compositions by the 16th century master. French and English text are provided. ... view details
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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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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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Spring Song Spring Song
Janet Gardner - BriLee Music Publishing

Based on a fifteenth-century text by Charles D'Orleans, this madrigal by Janet Gardner is the perfect way for your women's choir to celebrate the arrival of spring. "Oh, sing to the beautiful spring." ... view details
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Let the Song Begin Let the Song Begin
Donald Moore - Alfred Music Publishing

Here's an original madrigal that's an excellent teaching piece for three-part choirs.  Independent vocal lines, terraced dynamics, and a joyful "music" text make it an appealing concert opener or a cappella... view details
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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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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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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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Sing Gladly Sing Gladly
arr. Mark Weston - Heritage Music Press

The choral classic Is Est Bel et Bon is now arranged for three-part choirs with a fresh, gender-neutral text! Independent and smoothly contoured vocal lines contribute to an engaging arrangement

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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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$26.95
Bonzorno Madonna Bonzorno Madonna (Good Day, Dear)
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This delightful sixteenth-century Italian madrigal will be a charming addition to any concert, with imitative vocal phrases alternating with homophonic sections and culminating in a dancelike "ton dari don ton... view details
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Fair Phyllis Fair Phyllis
John Farmer/arr. Emily John - Carl Fischer LLC

Perhaps the best-known madrigal by John Farmer, Fair Phyllis has a light, buoyant quality appropriate for women's voices. Highly imitative, with accessible ranges, this will let your singers enjoy

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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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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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Multi-Song Accomp. CD 
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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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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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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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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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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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