This inventive piece celebrates our Savior's birth in a joyful and reverent way by embellishing the music with rhythm instruments such as conga drum, claves, triangle, and bass. The middle section serves as
What a find! This traditional Spanish Christmas carol sung in English works beautifully with a cappella voices. Finger cymbals, tambourine, and bongos add a zesty accompaniment to voice parts that are
Noel Nouvelet is a rhythmic and dynamic arrangement of the traditional French carol by Swedish composer Sofia Soderberg. With contrasts of homophony and polyphony with the melody bouncing between
This colorfully scored medley of three traditional Spanish carols: A la Nanita Nana, El Cant dels Ocells and Riu, Riu, Chiu capture the vibrancy of rich Spanish heritage with tempos that
Taken from a collection of Christmas music, this song continues a centuries-long tradition of placing the Christmas story in a local Latin American context - in this case, the Cuban countryside. Piano,
This is a very refreshing cultural-musical experience for the holidays! Kum Ba Ya has a new English text, and is a perfect fit with the chant-like motives in Swahili. When the accompaniment drops
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Limited ranges, repeated sections, and creative choral arranging ensure success with this Victor Johnson favorite. This long-time bestseller features percussion parts for sticks, shaker, bongo or African
This hauntingly beautiful arrangement features the gentle feel of a lullaby and an interesting mixture of major and minor modes. Adapted and translated from the traditional carol, it alternates between
Andre Thomas is a master at the spiritual form, and his skill is clearly evident in this gem! Easy to sing tonally, but with divisi voices, the layers of sound and the constant rhythmic patterns add
The innocent beauty of this folk tune adaptation will captivate you from the very first note. Presented with care, this exquisite berceuse for the Christ Child gives a melodic chronicle of the nativity
Bring an international flair to your holiday program with this joyous three-minute medley of four French carols. An IPA pronunciation guide is included for the few foreign words, and a festive concert band
This vibrantly rhythmic and percussive setting of the traditional Spanish tune is all decked out with a new English text and is absolutely infectious. The original Spanish is offered as a performance
This lovely arrangement of a Bolivian lullaby features easy Spanish text, with English translation. Elegant in its simplicity, with lyrical melodic lines and supportive accompaniment, this is very sweet for
Inspired by her journeys to Kenya, Lynn Shaw Bailey has penned this original African carol with optional percussion which can be performed in Swahili or English. Though our cultures and languages may
"Gloria in excelsis deo" is a text we hear most often at Christmas time, but this unique setting can be done throughout the year. It successfully captures the spirit and joy of the South African
Within his lifetime, Ludwig Senfl composed numerous German lieder, Das Glaut zu Speyer being one of them. One can truly hear the sound of the bells of Speyer as this a cappella arrangement speeds
This haunting carol has now been beautifully set for mixed voices. The Huron Carol text stirs new imagery in the mind of both singers and listeners, bringing the Christmas story to life in a new
With text in the African Kituba dialect, this bright, rhythmic piece captures the feeling of a tribal celebration as it expresses the joy of the Christ Child's birth. Djembe, cowbell, and hand-claps add to
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