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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
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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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Sikiliza! Sikiliza! (Listen!)
Sally K. Albrecht - Alfred Music Publishing

Listen to the infectious African rhythms and stacking triads of this joyous multicultural original, with an English text that features several Swahili words and phrases. A unison melody becomes a rhythmic

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Three French Folk Songs Three French Folk Songs
arr. Glenda E. Franklin - Alfred Music Publishing

Au Clair de la Lune; Fais Dodo and Le Coucou make up this mini-collection; they may be performed together or separately. The set opens with a lilting waltz, follows with a tender lullaby,

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Loy Krathong Loy Krathong
Herb Frombach & Vicki Tucker Courtney - Alfred Music Publishing

This authentic Thai folk song is sung at annual Loy Krathong festivals while floating candles illuminate the water. The original English text of this enchanting arrangement allows you to teach and sing

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Joyeux Noel! Joyeux Noel!
arr. Douglas E. Wagner - Alfred Music Publishing

Bring an international flair to your holiday program with this joyous three-minute medley of four French carols. An IPA pronunciation guide is included for the few foreign words, and a festive concert band

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Canta Conmigo Canta Conmigo
Victor C. Johnson - Alfred Music Publishing

This multicultural original is based on two simple Spanish sentences, meaning, "Come my friend, sing (dance) with joy!" Developing singers will enjoy performing it with the guitar-inspired piano

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Iza Ngomso Iza Ngomso
Christopher Tin - Alfred Music Publishing

Based on a text by Longfellow and set in Xhosa, one of the official languages of South Africa, this joyous movement from Grammy-winner Christopher Tin's CD, The Drop That Contained the Sea, was originally

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Jasmine Flower Jasmine Flower (Mo Li Hua)
arr. Douglas E. Wagner - Alfred Music Publishing

With likely origins in the southern China provinces, the soothing pentatonic melody of this traditional folk song is reminiscent of the simple beauty of a white jasmine blossom. This lovely choral setting,

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Sisi Sote Sisi Sote (All of Us)
Andy Beck - Alfred Music Publishing

The world rhythms and contemporary harmonies in this multicultural original are cause for celebration! An easy-to-learn Swahili text invites us to sing, dance, clap our hands, and stomp our feet. Free

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Temen Oblak Temen Oblak
Christopher Tin - Alfred Music Publishing

Temen Oblak, which means Dark Clouds, is sung in Bulgarian and adapted from a poem by Hristo Botev. Featuring the intricate rhythms and

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Baba Yetu Baba Yetu
Chris Kiagiri & Christopher Tin - Alfred Music Publishing

This unique title track from the video game Civilization IV offers a world fusion sound, including chanting, strong rhythmic choral sections, and a Swahili text setting of "The Lord's Prayer."

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Song of Peace Song of Peace
Jean Sibelius/arr. Gary Fry - Alfred Music Publishing

Based on Sibelius' Finlandia, this impressive selection is like two phenomenal arrangements in one: the first half, a stunning homophonic treatment of "This Is My Song;" the second half, a Zulu

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Watoto Wa Dunia Watoto Wa Dunia
Sally K. Albrecht & Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

This fun feature for two and three-part choirs includes Swahili and English lyrics, rhythmic chanting, accented body percussion, and many call and response phrases. Layered African instruments energize the

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Yesu Ni Wangu Yesu Ni Wangu
arr. Ruth Morris Gray - Alfred Music Publishing

Here's a traditional Swahili song from East Africa, arranged in a rhythmic call-and-response style that is really fun! With handclaps, easy-to-sing harmonies and plenty of repetition in the music and the... view details
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Tum Balalaika Tum Balalaika
Lois Brownsey & Marti Lunn Lantz - Alfred Music Publishing

A reflective opening sets the stage for this lively klezmer-style setting in triple meter. Fun-to-sing Yiddish lyrics celebrate the balalaika, a musical instrument from Russia, while new English words honor... view details
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El Pajarito! El Pajarito! (The Little Bird)
John Parker & Joel Raney - Alfred Music Publishing

Using a combination of English and Spanish text, this delightful song tells the story of a marketplace, a child who falls in love with a little bird but has no money to buy it, and a nice man who gives the... view details
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Cantar! Cantar!
Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

Cuban salsa music is sweeping the country, and Cantar! (which means "Sing!" in Spanish) is a stylistically authentic salsa work for choir. The text is a combination of English and simple, repetitive... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$1.85
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MEMedium Easy
$1.85
SSA 
EEasy
$1.85
Two-Part 
EEasy
$1.85
TB 
$1.85
P/A CD 
$27.99
Instrumental Parts 
$20.00
 
In the Spotlight Choral VHS Video 
$34.95
Kia Hora Te Marino Kia Hora Te Marino
Christopher Tin - Alfred Music Publishing

Christopher Tin's Baba Yetu is a top seller, and this work promises to be as well! It's from the Grammy Award-winning album, Calling All Dawns. The text of Kia Hora Te Marino is adapted from... view details
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