This authentic Zulu folk song is a perfect fit for mixed and treble choirs in three parts! The authentic African rhythmic groove is punctuated by brief solos and joyful handclaps. Add the optional
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This unique title track from the video game Civilization IV offers a world fusion sound, including chanting, strong rhythmic choral sections, and a Swahili text setting of "The Lord's Prayer."
Exuding sizzling, rhythmic energy, this traditional South African folk song arrangement is a multicultural programming winner! A cappella, with percussion parts included for shakers, djembe, and hand drum
Here is an exuberant a cappella number that's loaded with African atmosphere! The traditional Zambian words are sung throughout with such a buoyant, rhythmic feel that you are transported into the center of
Sizzling with celebratory rhythmic energy, this African folksong loosely translates as: "Those who sing have the right to be called the children of God." The only accompanying instruments are hand drum
In the Bantu language, "cangoma" means "drum." The text of this piece, in a Portuguese dialect, celebrates the end of slavery. Use congas, djembe, tubanos, cajon, or tom-toms to add the simple drum
Here is an upbeat and fun song that uses a prayer text from Ghana translated into English. Syncopated rhythms that repeat throughout make this a perfect choice for any choir. Opportunities for optional
Ehara is a traditional song of the Maori, the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand. Arranger Brian Tate says "I was moved by the text, a universal theme that speaks of love, life, faith
A folk song from long ago, but is poignant for our time. The poem speaks of a soldier who has returned from war to find his young sister grown. Intelligent vocal part writing that is rich and sophisticated
Iddemdem Malida is an Itneg (Philippines) victory chant. This creative arrangement begins with some improvised solos over a pedal tone, along with wind and bird sounds. Then the real chant begins with a
Kenyan composer Teddy Kalanda Harrison and his group Them Mushrooms received world-wide recognition with their platinum-certified recording of his piece. With a fun percussion accompaniment, Jacob Narverud
This exuberant African-style original work is an invitation to let music be our guide and sing together with joyful hearts. You'll want to use the optional percussion parts with this a cappella piece to
A lively and rhythmic setting of this ancient text in Hebrew and English in strophic form. This piece features a soloist with choir, interesting harmonic ideas, wonderful melodic ideas, syncopations and
Available in several voicings, Niska Banja is a Serbian Roma dance popular throughout the Balkans. To Central Europeans, the 9/8 rhythm of 2-2-2-3 is as natural as a 4/4 rock beat is in North
This phenomenal work, recorded by First Call, is certain to be in great demand by a wide range of choirs! Based on All Creatures Of Our God And King, it features a powerful African chorus with
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