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Welcome! Welcome!
Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

Best used as a concert opener, this buoyant piece may be sung from the risers or as a processional. Based on Welsh folk song, it may be performed all year, or with the alternate lyrics for holiday programs.

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Lonesome Road Lonesome Road
arr. Roger Emerson - Hal Leonard Corporation

This American spiritual set in a lovely folk-song setting is an accessible arrangement for developing mixed and treble choirs. An excellent educational selection for developing tone and blend, it also

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The Last Rose of Summer The Last Rose of Summer
arr. Joseph Martin - Hal Leonard Corporation

This tender Irish melody is lovingly set for mixed choir and solo voice. The flowing piano part is supportive of the lilting melody throughout. The verses unfold with a tinge of sorrow at the passing of

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Over the Sea to Skye Over the Sea to Skye
arr. Mary Donnelly & George L.O. Strid - Hal Leonard Corporation

This traditional Scottish folk song recalls the escape of Bonnie Prince Charlie to the Isle of Skye. The gently rocking motion of the triple meter and the optional flute obbligato combine with the lyrical

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Four by Foster! Four by Foster! (Medley)
Stephen C. Foster/arr. Mary Donnelly & George L.O. Strid - Hal Leonard Corporation

This delightful choral montage of Stephen Foster songs is full of humor and fun. A charming optional violin or fiddle part lends authenticity and style to the well-crafted arrangement. A wonderful addition

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Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Teaching P/A CD 
$26.99
Sing On, Dance On Sing On, Dance On
Fred Bock - Hal Leonard Corporation

This American folk song classic, originally available as an a cappella arrangement, has been recast with a piano accompaniment with plenty of Fred Bock's famous style. The piece has an epic sense of drama

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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.50
SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.45
Follow the Drinking Gourd Follow the Drinking Gourd
arr. Emily Crocker - Hal Leonard Corporation

The wistful layered melodies, undulating piano accompaniment, and plaintive violin obbligato create a mysterious atmosphere in this accessible work that tells the story of the Underground Railroad. Arranged

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Starlight, Starbright Starlight, Starbright
Pete Seeger/arr. Susan Brumfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

For treble voices, piano and optional cello, this simple adaptation of a children's song offers lessons of love, peace and beauty for us all. Beginning with an opening solo, and incorporating Twinkle,

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Three-Part Treble 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Across the Western Ocean Across the Western Ocean
arr. Jerry Estes - Shawnee Press

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

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Molly Malone Molly Malone
arr. Lee Kesselman - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Known as Dublin's unofficial anthem, this Irish tune is bright and energetic and captures the warm and generous spirit of the Irish people. Like so many Irish folk songs, it tells an endearing story, one

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Danny Boy Danny Boy
Frederick Edward Weatherly/arr. Thomas Juneau - Hal Leonard Corporation

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

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Danny Boy Danny Boy
Philip Lawson - Dehaske

A lovely and accessible arrangement of the beloved Irish melody, this setting for SAB choirs will provide some challenges but will also allow the choir to explore, develop, and share their artistry and

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Greensleeves Greensleeves
Philip Lawson - Dehaske

A delightful and accessible arrangement of the traditional English folk song for SAB voices. A lilting piano accompaniment supports the lyric vocal lines and melodic ideas are passed between the voices

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The Erie Canal The Erie Canal
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

A wonderful song for connecting music to American history and culture! Developing singers in elementary and middle school will gain important performance skills and musical development with this peppy

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Bobby Shafto Bobby Shafto
arr. Philip Lawson - Dehaske

With a twist of Brahms' Lullaby and Wagner's Bridal Chorus, this clever arrangement of an English folk song makes a lighthearted encore number - lots of fun for concert or community

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Vive la Compagnie! Vive la Compagnie!
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

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!

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Vair Me O Vair Me O (Eriskay Love Lilt)
arr. Emily Crocker - Hal Leonard Corporation

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

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Nine Hundred Miles Nine Hundred Miles
arr. Roger Emerson - Hal Leonard Corporation

The plaintive sound of the lonesome train whistle and the longing of the traveler for home are evoked in this well-crafted setting of an American classic. An urgent rhythmic groove and contrasting cello

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Rattle My Rattle Rattle My Rattle
arr. Susan Brumfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

This Woody Guthrie children's song unfolds into a sonic celebration of rhythm and melody! Repeated phrases, nonsense syllables, rattles, temple blocks, tambourine, rhythm bones and foot stomping will

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Poor Wayfaring Stranger Poor Wayfaring Stranger
arr. Russell Robinson - Shawnee Press

Now a cappella choirs can sing the popular American folk song in this beautiful, expressive arrangement. It's faithful to the deep feeling of the original, with rich dynamics and some fresh harmonic touches

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Loch Lomond Loch Lomond
arr. Cristi Cary Miller - Hal Leonard Corporation

Enjoy this accessible setting of the well-known Scottish folk song that features contrasts between a more lyrical, lilting section and a sturdy drone accompaniment. Includes an optional flute part.

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Bright Morning Stars Are Rising Bright Morning Stars Are Rising
Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

Honest, authentic, heartfelt. These are the words that come to mind with this plaintive folk setting for SSA voices. Whether performed a cappella or accompanied by guitar or piano, this selection will

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SSA 
$1.90
P/A CD 
$26.99
Oh, Susanna! Oh, Susanna!
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This Stephen Foster classic is arranged brilliantly for treble voices with some exciting adventures in mixed meter! The result is a show-stopping number that will bring cheers from your audience! A perfect

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