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Matona Mia Cara Matona Mia Cara
Orlando di Lasso/arr. Patrick Liebergen - Shawnee Press

Orlando di Lasso's tuneful villanelle is set here for TBB voices, with Italian text and English subtext. Carefully edited, it is shorter in duration than the original SATB score and includes an optional

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MEMedium Easy
$2.25
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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$2.25
This Is Our Time for Singing This Is Our Time for Singing
Orazio Vecchi/arr. Patrick M. Liebergen - Alfred Music Publishing

The contrasting sections of this light, lilting 16th-century Italian madrigal provide an ideal introduction to this important musical style. Whether you enjoy singing a cappella or with piano, consider

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The Nightingale The Nightingale
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

The Nightingale is Thomas Weelkes' famous madrigal in an accessible SAB edition, with optional percussion (hand drum or tambourine) providing additional rhythmic security for developing ensembles

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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 
$1.95
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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SSA 
$2.25
Tanzen und Springen Tanzen und Springen (Let All Be Singing, and All Be Dancing)
Hans Leo Hassler/arr. Russell Robinson - Shawnee Press

Introduce your young mixed choir to the madrigal style with this easy setting of Hassler's lively, dance-like madrigal. Originally written for five voices a cappella, it is revoiced here for three parts

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Three-Part Mixed 
$1.90
 
Multi-Song Accompaniment CD 
$44.99
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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SATB 
$2.35
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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Sing Gladly Sing Gladly
arr. Mark Weston - Heritage Music Press

The choral classic Is Est Bel et Bon is now arranged for three-part choirs with a fresh, gender-neutral text! Independent and smoothly contoured vocal lines contribute to an engaging arrangement

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Three-Part Mixed 
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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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MAMedium-Advanced
$2.25
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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Since Robin Hood Since Robin Hood
Thomas Weelkes/arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This three-voice madrigal by Thomas Weelkes is full of fun and whimsy, with changes in meter, interweaving vocal lines and a dance-like feel, with optional hand drum. An excellent selection for madrigal

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Je Ne Fus Jamais Si Aise Je Ne Fus Jamais Si Aise
Pierre Certon/arr. Jerry Estes - Shawnee Press

Pierre Certon's dancing and lighthearted work is made more accessible for younger voices with this fine arrangement. The harmonic and textural elements remain true to the original, preserving the frivolity

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Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$2.50
 
Multi-Song Accompaniment CD 
$44.99
Tant Que Vivray Tant Que Vivray
Claudin de Sermisy/arr. Patrick M. Liebergen - Alfred Music Publishing

Excellent three-part writing, right on the mark for young men and women. Teach the song in English before introducing the optional French text, an IPA pronunciation guide is included. When your students are

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