"Way up yonder above the moon, a bluebird sits in a silver spoon. Kitty alone and I..." This Irish nonsense song is a whirling, twirling kaleidoscope of sound - an excellent showcase for treble choirs in
This English folk tune tells a story from the Victorian era of a girl who sewed and was delighted to receive a "paper of pins" from her suitor along with a host of other gifts, though all she wished for was
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The popular Scottish folksong Wild Mountain Thyme is set here for treble choir in a lilting 6/8 meter. Including an optional part for bodhran (Irish drum), this is very pretty, and the excellent
Three American call and response folksongs are combined in this short medley with piano, conga drum and tambourine, creating a fun, energetic choral showcase! Includes: Oh, John the Rabbit; Lucy Rabbit;
This sweet setting of a Kentucky folksong will showcase your developing singers at their best, with excellent vocal ranges and well-crafted harmonies. An excellent teaching piece, with nice "oo" phrasings,
Here's a sophisticated novelty arrangement complete with creative percussion accompaniment and kazoos. Sing it a cappella or with piano for a uniquely entertaining concert feature!
This popular spiritual sings of a plaintive soul on the journey through life. Now available for SATB, this best-selling arrangement has been beautifully set with striking vocal writing, a haunting piano
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
Enlivened with a hint of bluegrass, this American folk song tells of the love for a woman called Shady Grove. A rhythmic piano accompaniment moves quickly under the bright two-part harmonies,
Avast, me hearties! Whether your singers prefer to sail upon the sea, ride and rope in the Wild West, or soar beyond the Milky Way, they all will want to be "a wiggledy-wag of a scallywag" in this
This fast-moving setting of the French Canadian folksong J'entends le Moulin is perfect for developing choirs. Optional percussion parts, English or French lyrics, and performance suggestions make
Don't miss this fresh, tasty setting of a traditional Israeli folk song scored for a cappella voices, flute, and hand drum. Inventive, with spoken chants woven throughout, this is accessible with limited
This vibrant medley is infused with joyful energy! Three American folksongs are combined with original words and music to create a spectacular showcase for school and community groups. The authentic fiddle
Like most popular Scottish folksongs, this one is rooted in history, but now has been transformed into a nonsense song. Aiken Drum, with his clothes made of tasty food, is creatively portrayed here in this
The deep longing of the lonesome traveler reflecting on his girl back home forms the emotional centerpiece of this expressive folk setting for men's voices. A superb showcase for TTB choirs from high school
Derived from an early American folk tune and game, this charming song laments the girl who has nothing to wear! With tongue-twisting lyrics, a nonsense refrain and a bright two-beat feel, this will help
Weaving choral textures and warm harmonies evoke the gentle undulation of the river in this sensitive a cappella setting. Accessible for developing choirs, this work will provide wonderful opportunities for
This is a real find for a cappella voices! Phrases of "vocal bagpipes," in which the voices imitate the sound of bagpipes, create an amazing effect as they set the proper mood for one of the most beautiful
Full of diverse rhythms, meters, harmonies, text-painting, and lots of humor, the journey of Sweet Betsy and Long Ike from Pike County to California has never sounded so fun! This delightful new take on the
Spirited and fun for young voices, this folksong favorite sparkles with rhythmic energy! Individual part-singing as well as chordal and polyphonic passages fill the work, creating teaching moments for your
From Newfoundland comes this comical retelling of "Jonah and the Whale," but this time the whale gets his comeuppance! This bright and up-beat arrangement is a novel delight for both SAB and two-part
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.
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