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.
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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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
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
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
Here is an irresistible a cappella arrangement of an authentic Sotho folk song. Solid choral harmonies and infectious rhythms, supported by optional percussion patterns, create a backdrop for lead parts
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,
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
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
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
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
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,
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
Temen Oblak, which means Dark Clouds, is sung in Bulgarian and adapted from a poem by Hristo Botev. Featuring the intricate rhythms and
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."
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
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
A lilting love song with great educational merit. Sing entirely in English or take time to teach the German text (both are included in the publication, along with an IPA pronunciation guide). An
This authentic Zulu folk song is a perfect fit for mixed and treble choirs in three parts! The authentic African rhythmic groove is punctuated by brief solos and joyful handclaps. Add the optional
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