Although this is an original work, the words, which simulate a tribal language, give it a world-music feeling. In fact, the chant-like character of the piece almost makes you feel as though you are taking
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A traditional Russian folk song melody, set in Russian with a pronunciation guide, transliteration and English translation, with a rollicking four-hand piano accompaniment. This fantastic concert piece
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
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
Featuring alternating English, Basque and Latin text, this thrilling setting proclaims the joy of singing to God. Already much-loved around the world due to performances at the 2011 World Choral Symposium
With a Portuguese text and rhythms in the popular Brazilian groove known as Capoeira, this song of celebration begins with all voice parts emulating rhythm instruments utilizing elements of contemporary a
Chant of the Sixth Patriarch is a setting of a Buddhist poem by Sixth Patriarch Hui-neng of the early Tang dynasty. According to Buddhist lore, the Fifth Patriarch proposed a poetry
Chua-ay is based on a popular folk song from the Philippines that depicts the Igorot tribes at work, pounding the rice by means of a huge mortar and heavily weighted posts to separate the rice
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
Set entirely in Hebrew (IPA pronunciation guide available), Dirshu Adonai is a sensitively composed meditation with beautiful layered harmonies that build to rich harmonic clusters. The echoing
The opening musical number from the Disney animated feature "Frozen," this song is inspired by indigenous Saami and Norwegian culture, a combination of Saami yoiking and the Danish Christmas hymn Dejlig
Written for and premiered by Nashirah: The Jewish Chorale of Greater Philadelphia, this poem, in Hebrew, by Sima Faitelson is full of power, loss, and the pain that accompanies loss. This incredibly
This tremendously fun arrangement of a South African greeting song exclaims, "Iyo hlonolofatsa, Ka lebitso la ntate," which translates as, "Bless everything in the name of the Father." Featuring a soloist,
The part for djembe imparts a traditional African feeling to this easy, original a cappella work. The Gatsnahos text, inspired by John Donne, has a theme of friendship and unity that all can relate to. "We
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