This rhythmically driving Brazilian folk song will make a dynamic statement at your next concert. For women's choir, and filled with hand claps, stomps, chanting and choreographic cues, this exciting a
A traditional Russian folk song melody, set in Russian with a pronunciation guide, transliteration and English translation, with a rollicking four-hand piano accompaniment. This fantastic concert piece
This a cappella arrangement of a Zulu song has the gentle qualities of a mother's song to her child while providing interesting harmonic and melodic ideas. There are opportunities for solos or the addition
Here is a song that celebrates the joy of childhood - the playfulness, the newness, shrills and laughter. Based on Kankana-ey, a Filipino folk song, the words are also in Filipino as well as nonsensical
This rousing arrangement for women's chorus of this traditional French song will become a favorite of both your singers and your audiences. The piano accompaniment and the use of body percussion add to the
Estonian composer Part Uusberg's Kodutee reflects upon the journey of life from birth to death using vivid imagery of nature and the everyday. Hauntingly beautiful both musically and thematically,
A set of Polish military songs collected by the composer while he lived in Poland for two years among families affected still by the tragedies of war. Expertly arranged for men's chorus, these songs offer a
A Lakota Sioux chant is used in an authentic manner and is the centerpiece of this vibrant arrangement. Compelling harmonies, flute, rainstick and drums all add interest and depth to the composition while a
While the original was composed as a set of four songs, this arrangement includes two of the four separated by an interlude. Spanish flavor and vocal styling are prevalent throughout with the feel and
With a Portuguese text and rhythms in the popular Brazilian groove known as Capoeira, this song of celebration begins with all voice parts emulating rhythm instruments utilizing elements of contemporary a
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Written for and premiered by Nashirah: The Jewish Chorale of Greater Philadelphia, this poem, in Hebrew, by Sima Faitelson is full of power, loss, and the pain that accompanies loss. This incredibly
A creative setting of Cuban Jose Marti's heartfelt poem in the original Spanish. The carefully crafted melody and choral parts offer countless opportunities to explore musical phrasing, tone building, and
Kuimba Nafsi Yangu is a celebratory song derived from common Swahili phrases of joy: "Sing my soul, sing my heart. Sing for peace, sing for joy. There is so much love here, yes!" Intended as a
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
This arrangement combines the traditional Andean folk song Ohas Azules with folk songs from Ecuador and Peru and adds exciting percussion and authentic vocal effects that will captivate your
This energetic and lively piece is about discovering the power of our own voices and letting them dance; setting ourselves free, exploring and learning to let go of preconceived notions of how we "should"
Ehara is a traditional song of the Maori, the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand. Arranger Brian Tate says "I was moved by the text, a universal theme that speaks of love, life, faith
An African game song in Venda accompanied by djembe and hand clapping. It begins with a single voice part, and as the song progresses more voices are added, creating more complexity and density. Makes a
Brazilian folk song. A cappella with optional percussion. Pronunciation (IPA) and Translation included. Lyrical sections interspersed with rhythmic sections with some fun percussion added. Excellent
Written as part of a choral cycle, this Scottish folk song accompanied only by percussion has wonderful melodic lines, beautiful sonorities, and a tenor solo. Technically challenging with mixed meters
Set entirely in Hebrew (IPA pronunciation guide available), Dirshu Adonai is a sensitively composed meditation with beautiful layered harmonies that build to rich harmonic clusters. The echoing
Opening like a Latin motet but quickly moving to Spanish with percussion and upbeat Spanish dance-like rhythms, this is a fun and lively arrangement with a strong message: "Omnes creder in aliquid"
Chant of the Sixth Patriarch is a setting of a Buddhist poem by Sixth Patriarch Hui-neng of the early Tang dynasty. According to Buddhist lore, the Fifth Patriarch proposed a poetry
Although this is an original work, the words, which simulate a tribal language, give it a world-music feeling. In fact, the chant-like character of the piece almost makes you feel as though you are taking
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