The pulsing beat and the drum-like accompaniment in this energized arrangement of a Native American folk song is absolutely infectious! Pentatonic melodies, open intervals, echoing sections, and rhythmic
Stephen Foster wrote this song that tells a story of work, love, and life along the river in 1860 when steamboats were an essential part of American commerce and culture. The robust harmonies are well
This haunting Scottish folk song with a beautiful text by Robert Louis Stevenson tells the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie's escape from the British. The traditional melody is arranged in a setting that is
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This fresh setting of an endearing folk song recently added an SSAA voicing to it's offerings. The vocal lines are gorgeous and only enhanced by the well-crafted piano accompaniment. Your choir will enjoy
This lively, rhythmic and humorous arrangement is pure fun from start to finish, not to mention easy to learn! Hand-clappin', hootin' and hollerin' and even some barking and howling fill the verses and
This Irish sea shanty from the mid 1800s is driven by a half-note pulse, with an accompaniment that keeps the piece propelling forward. It makes a wonderful selection for developing male voices teaching
An energetic, vigorous, and virile arrangement of the classic sea shanty. Flowing and easy to learn vocal lines with plenty of support and tonal help from the well-crafted piano part, this
Using the well-known American folk song Vive la Compagnie as inspiration, this arrangement is carefully composed to avoid awkward skips, making this classic song accessible to middle school choirs
This arrangement epitomizes John Henry's skill as a steel-drivin' man: strong, bold and full of energy and guts. Great teaching piece for stylization and historical context. With traditional harmonizations,
Here's a flexibly voiced arrangement of the foot-stompin', hand-clappin' American folk song that is perfect for middle school choirs. The words always get laughs, as the title character washes his face in a
This delightful a cappella reel, traditionally sung and played at Scottish weddings, is toe-tappin' fun! From the opening unison statement until the final chord, men's ensembles can explore a different
This arrangement of the famous Scottish folksong uses open fifths in the accompaniment to enhance the Scottish flavor. It will give your ensemble a chance to show their expressive side. "...but me and my
Hand claps, knee slaps, foot stomps, and rhythmic vocal speech make this a must-do folk song arrangement for mixed, three-part, and male choirs. Full of quick-witted humor and down-home hillbilly fun, it's
This beloved Irish melody is perfect for teaching artistry and vocal technique with its gentle phrasing and imaginative expression. A traditional harmonic setting but with some extended cadences and
Rarely, if ever, have the words and music of this folk song been so beautifully merged that both love and despair are both heard and felt. A wonderful baritone solo opens and closes the piece, and the
A very different kind of setting of Shenandoah for four-part men's choir. Lovely piano accompaniment with added cello
Your men's choir will have a rollicking good time with this traditional and accessible glee club favorite that will also build diction, rhythm, intonation and expressions. An excellent closer or encore!
Your men's choir will show their sensitive side with this lovely Scottish folksong from the Outer Hebrides. Translated loosely as "Bring me o'er, dear one," this lyrical work expresses the pain of being far
Long associated with the grand pageantry of the Kentucky Derby, Stephen Foster's classic song comes to life anew in this charming arrangement. A shimmering a cappella refrain provides an especially
Only Mark Hayes could write such an enthralling arrangement of this timeless Irish air. Scored for voices, piano, flute, and optional percussion, it features a shimmering accompaniment and a flute obbligato
This gently rhythmic arrangement of the American folk song, popularized by Woody Guthrie, features an infectious keyboard accompaniment accented with shaker and tambourine parts that your singers can easily
This unique setting of the beloved Irish folk song includes words by William Butler Yeats. The vocal parts combine with the masterfully written piano part to add a depth to the musical fabric that will make
Of the many sea-themed pieces available for male voices, this original is definitely one of the best. It's a vibrant, melodically-driven setting of a seafaring poem by Allan Cunningham, with comfortable
American music at its best! There are sure to be some misty eyes when you perform this spine-chilling arrangement. Mark has expertly arranged this American folk classic to start softly with a harmonica solo
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