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
A favorite with all-state and regional festivals, this uniquely charming arrangement for choir and piano (four hands) is a choral hoedown just waiting to happen! Add wood block and tambourine, or your own
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
Using snippets from William Tell Overture and other horsey themes, this clever arrangement brings new life to Stephen Foster's classic song. Sure to be a crowd pleaser at any concert, festival or
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
This 19th-century soldiers' song paints a humorous view of army life and will be a fun tongue-in-cheek novelty for a young male choir! Great staging and choreography adds a comedic touch to your next
This robust setting of the popular English-American ballad is an adventure on the high seas from the very first note to the final chord! With comfortable ranges and mostly unison and two-part writing
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,
This is the perfect feature for middle school boys! The lyrics, based on a poem by James Barton Adams, glamorize the life of a cowboy while the music supports the voices and lays down a solid, riding beat.
Hand claps, knee slaps, foot stomps, and rhythmic vocal speech make this a must-do folk song arrangement for mixed, three-part, and male choirs. Full of quick-witted humor and down-home hillbilly fun, it's
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