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Rosas Pandan Rosas Pandan
arr. George G. Hernandez - Pavane Publishing

This Filipino or Visayan folksong is a song of joy and love.  George Hernandez, conductor of the Saringhimig Singers based in San Francisco, has captured the native flavor in this rousing arrangement.

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Hakuna Mungu Kama Wewe Hakuna Mungu Kama Wewe
Kirk Aamot - Hal Leonard Corporation

This popular worship song from Kenya can be performed in a variety of ways: by adding movement while singing, incorporating percussion instruments into the performance, or as a processional. Opening with a

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Haru Sugite Haru Sugite
Victor C. Johnson - Choristers Guild

Capturing the distinctly Asian flavor of this traditional Japanese text, Victor's haunting setting provides a marvelous multicultural and creative programming gem for developing choirs. A pronunciation

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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.10
Two-Part 
$2.10
P/A CD 
$27.95
African Processional African Processional
D.B. Montoya & Carah Reed - Pavane Publishing

A cross-cultural celebration! Begin your performance or concert theme with this festive, rhythmic processional that features layered African drum ostinati and homophonic chordal harmonies.  Accessible to learn... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$2.35
SSA 
$2.35
TTBB 
$2.35
Obwisana Obwisana
Mary Donnelly & George L.O. Strid - Alfred Music Publishing

Here's a clever arrangement that pairs two folksongs from Ghana into a marvelous "world-music" selection for young and developing choirs. It's in the style of traditional walking songs and the piano supports... view details
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El Cielo Canta Alegria El Cielo Canta Alegria
Roger Bergs - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

This Argentinian worship song crackles with rhythmic energy and religious devotion alike! Perfect for either a first-time world music experience or a full-fledged Latin styled performance. With piano.... view details
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You Can Dance, You Can Sing You Can Dance, You Can Sing
Mark Burrows - Heritage Music Press

This high-energy composition based on a traditional Zimbabwean proverb will be a hit with your singers and audiences. The lyrics are mostly in English, with a few simple Zimbabwean words. Shaker, djembe,

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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.25
Two-Part 
$2.25
P/A CD for 3-Part Mixed
$26.95
P/A CD for 2-Part
$26.95
Pete, Pete! Pete, Pete!
Victor C. Johnson - Heritage Music Press

On the heels of his wildly successful arrangement of the Zambian folk song Bonse Aba, here is Pete, Pete! from Ghana. Call-and-response-style writing makes the vocal parts engaging and easy to... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.10
Two-Part 
$2.10
P/A CD 
$26.95
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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La Paloma La Paloma
Cristian Grases - Walton Music

From Venezuelan composer and conductor Cristian Grases comes this energetic setting of a traditional Venezuelan folk song, its Latin flavor supported by guitar and percussion (parts included). Unison passages... view details
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SSA 
$2.35
Cover Me with the Night Cover Me with the Night
Andrea Ramsey - Alliance Music Publications, Inc.

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MEMedium Easy
$2.10
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MEMedium Easy
$2.10
TTB 
$2.20
Funga Alafia Funga Alafia (Song of Welcome)
arr. Jill Gallina - Shawnee Press

Choreography is included in this joyful piece, based on a traditional song of welcome sung in many parts of Africa. Greetings of good health, blessings, and peace are expressed throughout. Parts for claves,... view details
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Ani Ma'amin Ani Ma'amin
Caldwell-Ivory - Earthsongs

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Unison 
$1.75
Instrumental Parts Violin Part
$3.00
Los Cristales Turbios Los Cristales Turbios
J. Reese Norris - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

Sung in Spanish, Los Cristales Turbios brings the Frederico Garcia Lorca poem to life, telling of children admiring an autumn scene through a frosted window. The charming melody and free-flowing piano... view details
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EEasy
$1.95
Ubuntu Ubuntu
Mark Hayes - Heritage Music Press

Ubuntu is a South African concept meaning that "a person is a person through other people." Is not a choir a community of singers, all blending our unique voices together to create something better than... view details
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$2.10
SSAB 
$2.25
Two-Part 
$2.10
SSA 
$2.25
P/A CD 
$26.95
Dansi Na Kuimba Dansi Na Kuimba
Dave & Jean Perry - Alfred Music Publishing

"Dansi Na Kuimba" means "dance and sing" in Swahili, and this exuberant selection is so much fun to sing that your students will insist on singing it again and again! The words convey a positive message about... view details
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Arlequin Dans Sa Boutique Arlequin Dans Sa Boutique (Arlequin in His Shop)
arr. Earlene Rentz & Suzanne Rita Byrnes - Carl Fischer LLC

This is very sweet, delicate and singable.  It's a French folksong that tells the story of a clown who is a shop keeper and teaches music to all his little toy helpers, who sing their responses in echo style.... view details
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Two-Part 
$1.95
Waka Waka Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)
arr. Mark Brymer - Hal Leonard Corporation

Shakira's exuberant performance of this Official 2010 FIFA World Cup song was filled with color and excitement! Based on a popular African song, it captures all the spirit and pride of the African people, and... view details
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La Lluvia La Lluvia (The Rain)
Stephen Hatfield - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

What a stunning choral timbre this creates! Based on a panpipe melody from Ecuador, this extraordinary work is unaccompanied except for shakers and vibraslap. Sung entirely to the syllables doo, lie, li, la,... view details
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Ili, Ili, Tulog Anay Ili, Ili, Tulog Anay
arr. Victor C. Johnson - Choristers Guild

This charming lullaby from Panay Island in the Philippines exudes an elegant simplicity and tender, evocative harmonies. While most of the piece is sung in the traditional language of Ilonggos, the middle

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SSA 
$1.95
P/A CD 
$27.95
Shojojee Shojojee
B. Wayne Bisbee - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

This charming Japanese folk song tells the story of a temple in Shojojee where racoon-like animals would dance and beat their big stomachs like drums to compete with the music from the temple monks. The... view details
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SA 
$2.05
Sim Shalom Sim Shalom
John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This is gorgeous! With a text from the Hebrew liturgy, and based on a Jewish folk melody, this rich setting is a prayer for peace. Perform it with the sensitive piano accompaniment or add a small consort of

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Ubuntu Ubuntu
Christi Jones - Carl Fischer LLC

Ubuntu, the essence of being human, simply means we need each other, are made better by each other, and cannot exist as human beings in isolation. With traditional text based on this African

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SATB 
$2.50