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 frolicsome American folk song is sure to leave toes tapping and hands clapping. A spoken rhythmic introduction ushers in the familiar melody, which is ultimately accompanied by independent
Here's a tender lullaby wrapped in lush choral harmonies, set exclusively for SSA voices. The flowing piano accompaniment provides gentle support while lyrical choral parts give an opportunity to explore
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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After racking up over a million views on YouTube, this unique a cappella stunner by Brigham Young University's Vocal Point and the All-American Boys Chorus is now available for SATB divisi choirs.
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
Want a fresh folk song that doesn't sound like an old folk song? This is it! Words inspired by, and borrowed from, traditional American folk songs are set to sprightly new music, resulting in a
Best known as a popular camp song, this convivial tune about camaraderie and brotherhood is perfect for three-part men! Featuring straightforward choral writing, changing voices and an unforgettably catchy
This a cappella arrangement of a 17th-century Irish melody has a warm, encouraging feeling that makes it appropriate for graduation. "O give me your hand, walk ahead now with me. Together we'll set out for
The age-old tale of Old Joe springs to life in this terrific setting for men! Solid part-writing and a rollicking piano accompaniment make this perfect for a lighter moment in any program. Add to the fun by
While the origins of this sublime love ballad are uncertain (either Ireland or Scotland), its beauty is undeniable. The melancholy text speaks of trading all worldly trappings for "handsome, winsome
Cossacks (from the Turkish word for "adventurers") are military horsemen hailing from historic Russia, and this piece accurately captures their bravado with strong vocal phrases, proud two-part harmonies,
Like waves of an ocean carrying a boat, the lilting triple meter of this ageless Scottish folk tune supports warm choral harmonies. Lush and embracing, it's a lovely ballad for concert or contest. To make
Kids will love performing with shakers in hand during this island-flavored Calypso song, arranged especially for developing two-part singers. A terrific way to shake things up and bring the house down!
There will be smiles all around when your kids embrace this lighthearted ditty-made-more. Doug's happy arrangement is a breeze with its catchy counterlines, repetitive refrain, and partner song pairing.
Simply stunning. A gently flowing accompaniment beautifully complements the transparent choral texture, and an extended coda provides the perfect close to this Appalachian-inspired arrangement. Unlike
This thoughtful closing sentiment is appropriate for any time of year. Imagine your singers joining hands as they blend and tune their voices. Just when you think you've heard the finest of a cappella
Here's a hearty and masculine feature just for the guys! This traditional whaling tune is an adventure in male bonding as the crew joins their voices to conquer the sea. A robust piano accompaniment mirrors
This original sea chantey is expressly designed for two-part male ensembles. Contrary motion, canonic counterpoint, and comfortable ranges make it easy for your boys to sound like men. Bring out the
Masterfully crafted with a traditional harmonization, this piece is an eloquent showcase for mixed or men's choirs. The addition of the SoundPax instrumentation (strings, flute, and percussion) will make
Jay's particularly folky accompaniment features a jaunty piano with optional bass and percussion (available free at alfred.com/choralparts). Fully arranged with new harmonic and rhythmic content on each
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