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Ahrirang Ahrirang
arr. Ruth Elaine Schram - Choristers Guild

An lovely setting of the beloved Korean folk song about the mountain pass of Ahrirang Hill. Sung predominantly in English, the pentatonic melodies and open harmonies are presented in unison and canon to

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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
SSAB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Tue, Tue Tue, Tue
arr. Ruth Morris Gray - Alfred Music Publishing

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.

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EEasy
$1.90
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EEasy
$1.90
SSA 
EEasy
$1.90
TBB 
EEasy
$1.90
P/A CD 
$27.99
 
When We Sing! Choral DVD 
$39.99
Tongo Tongo (Polynesian Folk Song)
arr. Greg Gilpin - Alfred Music Publishing

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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Banana! Banana! (Todos Quieren la Banana - All the Nations Like Bananas)
arr. Nick Page - Alfred Music Publishing

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

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EEasy
$1.90
Two-Part 
EEasy
$1.90
P/A CD 
$27.99
 
When We Sing! Choral DVD 
$39.99
Ma Bella Bimba Ma Bella Bimba (Italian Folk Song)
arr. Donald Moore - Alfred Music Publishing

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

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Shining Moon Shining Moon (Ngam Sang Duan)
arr. Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

A traditional Thai folk song is beautifully arranged for developing treble or mixed choirs. Gentle melodies are interwoven into a lyrical canon-like texture that is expressive and compelling. Written with a

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Ning Wendete Ning Wendete (Kenyan Folk Song)
arr. Greg Gilpin - Shawnee Press

Rhythm abounds in the vocal and percussion sounds of this a cappella arrangement of a Kenyan folk song. With a simple, delightful text, energy-filled vocals, rhythmic hand claps, small percussion and body

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El Coqui El Coqui
arr. Mark Burrows - Shawnee Press

This traditional Puerto Rican song is a whimsical tune about a small nocturnal tree frog. Accessible and interesting two-part writing and the use of percussion instruments including a "croaking frog" guiro

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EEasy
$2.10
P/A CD 
$26.99
Numi, Numi Numi, Numi (A Hebrew Lullaby)
Yekhil Halperin & Yoel Engel/arr. Jill Gallina - Shawnee Press

This traditional Hebrew lullaby makes a lovely, sweet partner-style choral feature, using English for the main tune and Hebrew for the counterline (with phonetic subtext). A gentle piano accompaniment supports... view details
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Kye Kye Kule Kye Kye Kule
Mark Burrows - Heritage Music Press

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

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EEasy
$2.10
Banaha Banaha
Russell Robinson - Heritage Music Press

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

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Three-Part Treble 
EEasy
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Gong Xi Gong Xi Gong Xi Gong Xi (Congratulations!)
Chen Ge Xin/arr. Lily Lung Grant - BriLee Music Publishing

This festive piece is one of the most well-known and popular songs to celebrate Chinese New Year. Originally composed to celebrate the end of the Second World War, it simply means "congratulations," making

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Unison/Two-Part 
EEasy
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Hymn to the Earth and the Sky Hymn to the Earth and the Sky
Steve Kupferschmid - BriLee Music Publishing

Inspired by a wonderful text from the Sioux Nation, this piece offers numerous educational opportunities for young choirs. Utilizing the Dorian mode and intervals of open fourths and fifths creates an

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EEasy
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Baloo Baleerie Baloo Baleerie
arr. Ruth Elaine Schram - BriLee Music Publishing

This arrangement of a Scottish lullaby features a beautiful melodic line and wonderful harmonic moments. The text is in English with Gaelic subtext, and an accessible pronunciation guide is included.

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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
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MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Artza Alinu Artza Alinu
arr. Earlene Rentz - Carl Fischer LLC

Here's an invigorating cross-cultural number that will make everyone want to dance! It's a joyful Israeli dance song, incorporating the popular round, Toembai. With Hebrew text, lots of "tra la la

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Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Two-Part 
$2.25
SSA 
ME-MEMedium Easy-Medium Easy
$2.50
Usiku Mwema Usiku Mwema (Goodnight)
Christian "Ceej" Oliver - BriLee Music Publishing

This original African lullaby has plenty of rhythmic interest along with a text in Swahili that your choir will really enjoy singing. While the percussion is optional, it will add another dimension to your

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Three-Part Mixed 
MMedium
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MMedium
$2.50
Yundah Yundah (Hebridean Chant)
Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

Young singers can discover the sights and sounds of the Scottish Hebrides and an ancient chant sung by the people of that remote location. This setting includes original music that frames the chant and

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Vidalita Vidalita
Diana Saez - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

This lovely arrangement for SA voices with piano or optional guitar is a simple setting of a northern Argentinian folk melody. With a Spanish text, haunting melody and Spanish feel, this is the perfect

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Tutakwenda Tutakwenda (We Will Go)
Will Lopes - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is an original celebratory piece in Swahili based on Romans 8:31, carrying the message that we can move forward in life because we know that God is on our side. With solid harmonies, a steady

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Hushabye, Nanita Nana Hushabye, Nanita Nana
Mary Donnelly & George L.O. Strid - Heritage Music Press

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

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Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
P/A CD 
MEMedium Easy
$26.95
Kuwa Furaha Kuwa Furaha
Jim Papoulis - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Kuwa Furaha is a song about joy. More specifically, it is about the simple and beautiful way that children have of showing and expressing their joy. Jim Papoulis is well known for his world music

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Tumefurahi Tumefurahi (We Rejoice!)
Dave Perry & Jean Perry - Choristers Guild

Rejoicing abounds in this multi-cultural selection! The Swahili refrain is easy to learn and the English stanzas provide a good balance to the primary melody. African drums and hand claps add to the

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Sisi Kushangilia Sisi Kushangilia (We Will Be Glad)
Victor C. Johnson - Choristers Guild

Exuberant rhythmic energy abounds in this African-style original! The Swahili text of only four words translates: "We will dance! We will sing! We will be glad!" The only accompanying instruments are

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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.10
Two-Part 
$2.10
P/A CD 
$27.95