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The SAB Choir Goes Renaissance The SAB Choir Goes Renaissance
Thomas Weelkes/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is a fantastic resource for introducing madrigals of the Renaissance to the developing ensembles or groups with limited male singers. The five works by Thomas Weelkes are: Come, Let's Begin; Four

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SAB Choral Score 
MEMedium Easy
$3.95
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MEMedium Easy
$49.99
Thus Sings My Dearest Jewel Thus Sings My Dearest Jewel
Thomas Weelkes/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

A three-part madrigal by Thomas Weelkes, this sprightly dance-like piece is easily learned and delightful in performance. A wonderful selection for contest and festival! With hand drum.

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My Bonny Lass She Smileth My Bonny Lass She Smileth
Thomas Morley/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is the famous madrigal by Thomas Morley in a stylistically authentic performance edition. Ideal for chamber, madrigal, and concert choirs, this cheerful work offers superb opportunities for developing

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Now Is the Month of Maying! Now Is the Month of Maying!
Thomas Morley/arr. Kirby Shaw - Alfred Music Publishing

This is a surprising departure from what you'd expect when you read the title. An intriguing mix of old and new, Kirby Shaw's treatment of the Thomas Morley madrigal retains the original vocal parts in

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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.90
El Grillo El Grillo
arr. Russell Robinson - Heritage Music Press

This arrangement of Josquin's tongue-in-cheek "day in the life of a cricket" offers an opportunity for three-part mixed choirs to experience this classic literature. Mostly homophonic, with several

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Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
Thirty Second Fa La La Thirty Second Fa La La
Donald Moore - Heritage Music Press

Yes! It only takes thirty seconds to perform this unique and tasty "Fa La La!" Use it as a warm-up exercise, a concert opener, closer, or even a surprise encore! A terrific vehicle for teaching independence of... view details
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$1.95
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EEasy
$1.95
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EEasy
$1.95
Sing We and Chant it Sing We and Chant it
Thomas Morley/arr. Michael Ryan - Heritage Music Press

The classic madrigal is offered in a three-part mixed voicing that includes the option to sing it a cappella or with the notated piano part. For added fun, consider using a harpsichord on the notated

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Three-Part Mixed 
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$1.85
Je Ne Fus Jamais Si Aise Je Ne Fus Jamais Si Aise
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Joyful cascading vocal lines and "fa la la's" will enliven your treble choir's concert or festival performance! The hand drum creates a dance-like feel in this delightful madrigal edition.

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Three Choral Ayres Three Choral Ayres
Joseph Willcox Jenkins - Heritage Music Press

Here is a set of three 20th-century madrigals designed to be performed as a single work: Better Late Than Never; The Silver Swan (based on Orlando

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Weep, O Mine Eyes Weep, O Mine Eyes
John Bennet/ed. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

John Bennet (c. 1575-c. 1614) was a Renaissance-era English composer who wrote several madrigals in the style of Thomas Morley. This is perhaps his most famous one, and is a wonderful contest or festival

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A Day of Joyful Singing A Day of Joyful Singing
Donald Moore - BriLee Music Publishing

Here is a superb easy original madrigal for developing voices, with optional piano, optional baritone, a happy text and plenty of "fa la la" passages. Faithful to the madrigal style of the 16th and early

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Three-Part Mixed 
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Fair Phyllis Fair Phyllis
John Farmer/arr. Emily John - Carl Fischer LLC

Perhaps the best-known madrigal by John Farmer, Fair Phyllis has a light, buoyant quality appropriate for women's voices. Highly imitative, with accessible ranges, this will let your singers enjoy

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Il Est Bel et Bon Il Est Bel et Bon
Pierre Passereau/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Now available for women's voices, this popular French chanson relates the gossipy conversation of a pair of French housewives as they chatter about their husbands. Dance-like phrases echo back and forth,

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Hark, All Ye Lovely Saints Hark, All Ye Lovely Saints
Thomas Weelkes/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

The light, dance-like madrigal style of the Tudor composer Thomas Weelkes is offered here in a fine edition for modern choirs. The delightful "fa-la-la" refrain connects the verses for an excellent choral

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Sing We and Chant It Sing We and Chant It
Thomas Morley/arr. Robinson - Alfred Music Publishing

Introduce your choir to a cappella Madrigal singing with this wonderful Thomas Morley classic designed especially for young singers by Russell Robinson. This edition sounds full and captures all the spirit

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Alleluia Madrigal Alleluia Madrigal
Donald Moore - Alfred Music Publishing

Develop your choir's a cappella skills with this straightforward original madrigal that employs traditional harmonies, modest ranges, and lots of repetition, making it a quickly learned piece. An excellent

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Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl
Daniel Hughes - National Music Publishers

Daniel Hughes has arranged this delightful English folk song as a madrigal. A jovial piece that encourages partying with a most proper spirit, the music serves well at any concert or madrigal dinner feast.

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Come, Let's Begin Come, Let's Begin
Thomas Weelkes/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This sprightly, dance-like madrigal is a great teaching piece! A delightful concert opener, it lends itself well to a processional with voices, hand drum and tambourine. At just under two minutes' duration,

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O Hear the Joyful Singing O Hear the Joyful Singing (O Vezzosett'e Bella)
Giovanni Gastoldi/arr. Patrick M. Liebergen - Alfred Music Publishing

Perform this buoyant Italian madrigal a cappella or accompanied by the optional piano, hand drum, and finger cymbals. The Baroque harmonies are easy to read and tune, and the three-part mixed/SAB voicing

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A Social Madrigal A Social Madrigal
Nathan Howe - Shawnee Press

In this clever madrigal novelty, 16th-century harmony meets 21st-century technology! It sings the story of a couple falling in love, with some help from Google, Facebook, and Twitter. Performed a cappella

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L'ultimo di di Maggio L'ultimo di di Maggio (On the Last Day of May)
Ottorino Respighi/arr. Robert Sieving - Heritage Music Press

Robert Sieving combines an anonymous sixteenth-century poem with music from Respighi's brilliant Ancient Aires and Dances for Lute, Suite 1: Balletto to create a light-hearted, dance-like

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Farewell, Dear Love Farewell, Dear Love
Robert Jones/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Robert Jones (1577-1617) was an English composer and lutenist who was a prolific writer of songs and madrigals. This delightful example of his madrigal style expresses sadness over the loss of a love. It

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Come Away, Sweet Love Come Away, Sweet Love
Thomas Greaves/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This delightful five-voice madrigal from 1604 is outstanding! Echo effects and lots of interplay among the parts make the most of the musical imagery of "running in and out." This is guaranteed fun to

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A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Madrigal A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Madrigal
Kirby Shaw - Hal Leonard Corporation

This is very funny! It's a mad, mad, mad, mad madrigal indeed when the "fa-la-la's" get mixed up with the "shoo-bee-doo-bee-doo's" and the "rama-lama-ding-dong's"! Novelty madrigals are rare, and this is

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