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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Masterfully crafted with a traditional harmonization, this piece is an eloquent showcase for mixed or men's choirs. The addition of the SoundPax instrumentation (strings, flute, and percussion) will make
This lively, rhythmic and humorous arrangement is pure fun from start to finish, not to mention easy to learn! Hand-clappin', hootin' and hollerin' and even some barking and howling fill the verses and
Rarely, if ever, have the words and music of this folk song been so beautifully merged that both love and despair are both heard and felt. A wonderful baritone solo opens and closes the piece, and the
Jay's particularly folky accompaniment features a jaunty piano with optional bass and percussion (available free at alfred.com/choralparts). Fully arranged with new harmonic and rhythmic content on each
This original sea chantey is expressly designed for two-part male ensembles. Contrary motion, canonic counterpoint, and comfortable ranges make it easy for your boys to sound like men. Bring out the
Cossacks (from the Turkish word for "adventurers") are military horsemen hailing from historic Russia, and this piece accurately captures their bravado with strong vocal phrases, proud two-part harmonies,
Using the popular folksongs Shenandoah and The Water Is Wide, Don and Nancy have written a marvelous arrangement with fluid vocal lines to let you concentrate on the beauty of choral sound
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
Only Mark Hayes could write such an enthralling arrangement of this timeless Irish air. Scored for voices, piano, flute, and optional percussion, it features a shimmering accompaniment and a flute obbligato
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
This unique setting of the beloved Irish folk song includes words by William Butler Yeats. The vocal parts combine with the masterfully written piano part to add a depth to the musical fabric that will make
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
Everyone knows this song, considered the anthem of the American West. This a cappella arrangement will show off your choir's tuning and blend, with unison lines blossoming into full harmonies. An accessible
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