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Canadian Choral Music Sheet Music Arrangements

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Bruce Sled : Fun and Nonsense : SATB : Sheet Music

Bruce Sled : Fun and Nonsense

"Jing-ga-lye-ya" has been an instant success for everyone who's tried it. Using nonsense words, it is rhythmic and upbeat, and uses cyclical repetition in the parts creating an incredibly catchy groove! A must-see. "La-ba-lin-da" - This gentle, lilting song is flirtatious, with a swinging Latin beat. "Simba Samba" Here we go! This is a Latin-style romp. Women will be swinging their hips and men will be looking ever so suave! (At least that's the theory.) "Binga Bango" is another up-beat and exciting piece from Bruce. Perfect for High School or community choirs.

Songlist: Bingo Bango, Jing-ga-lye-ya, La-ba-lin-da, Simba Samba

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Voicing: SATB | 9716b | Sheet Music | $8.95 | A Cappella
Wordless A Cappella Arrangements


Chor Leoni : Choral Christmas Collection : TTBB : Sheet Music : Diane Loomer

Chor Leoni : Choral Christmas Collection

A perennial favourite with Vancouver audiences, Corlynn's sweet and gentle 'Christmas Angel' has elements of traditional and popular music. it is sure to be a hit with your audiences too. A smooth and jazzy version of 'Silent Night,' this piece is straightforward and suitable for any Christmas concert. Written in a traditional chant-like style with unison lines alternating with lush harmonic passages, Chor Leoni discovered Willan's previously unpublished version of 'Magnificat' and instantly fell in love with it. One of Chor Leoni's favourite modern Christmas carols, 'Yuletide Fires' is as warm and glowing as a glass of mulled wine.

Songlist: Christmas Angel, Silent Night, Magnificat, Yuletide Fires

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Voicing: TTBB | 9563b | Sheet Music | $8.95 | A Cappella
Choral Christmas Arrangements


Chor Leoni : Choral Collection Vol. 1 : TTBB : Sheet Music

Chor Leoni : Choral Collection Vol. 1

'Ubi Caritas' is a setting of the second verse of the beautiful Maundy Thursday text. The work's character and melodic structure is strongly based on chant and, as a result, requires a sensitive approach to subtle tempo changes, text and phrasing. After several climactic sections, the piece ends very simply and pognantly with a request for peace and understanding. 'Jing-ga-lye-ya' was an instant success for Chor Leoni Men's Choir. Using nonsense words, it is rhythmic and upbeat, and uses cyclical repetition in the parts creating an incredibly catchy groove! Loomer's arrangement of 'Goin Home,' the folksong/principal theme from Dvorak's New World Symphony with baritone solo, was written for Chor Leoni and calls for low D flats from the basses... but you do have their permission to change keys!

Songlist: Ubi Caritas, Jung-ga-lye-ya, Goin' Home

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Voicing: TTBB | 9564b | Sheet Music | $6.95 | A Cappella
Male Voice Arrangements


Chor Leoni : Choral Collection Vol. 2 : TTBB : Sheet Music

Chor Leoni : Choral Collection Vol. 2

Stan Rogers, Canada's folk music hero speaks to all of us through his words and music. 'Fogarty's Cove' is faithful to Stan's musical Style and it's great to sing! 'Ave, Maris Stella' is a favorite Nova Scotia Latin canticle with a simple harmonic arrangement. Included is a solo for tenor or unison tenor section. 'Loch Lomond' begins with a tenor or baritone solo, and develops into a rousing rhythmic chorus which drives to the end of the piece. in between are richly textured choral verses.

Songlist: Ave, Maris Stella, Loch Lomond

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Voicing: TTBB | 9565b | Sheet Music | $6.95 | A Cappella
Male Voice Arrangements


Eleanor Daley : Seasons of Love : SSAA : Sheet Music

Eleanor Daley : Seasons of Love

The English part song is back, with New World freshness and flair! A prolific composer, Eleanor Daley has a remarkable gift for melody. Her works are most notable for their sensitive interweaving of text and music. She has over one hundred published choral compositions and is commissioned extensively throughout North America.

Songlist: Spring, Midsummer, Autumn, Winter

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Voicing: SSAA | 8032b | Sheet Music | $6.95 | A Cappella
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Elektra Women's Choir : Canadiana for Women's Voices : SSAA : Sheet Music

Elektra Women's Choir : Canadiana for Women's Voices

"Log Drivers' Waltz" is a showstopper of a piece! This work is a piece of classic Canadiana, is funny and exciting, and includes a coloratura soprano solo. "Lullaby" wonderfully crafted work uses lullaby words from many different cultures of Canada including First Nations languages, French and English. It is atmospheric and evocative, soothing the listener with overlapping textures and sounds. "O Canada" - A four part a cappella setting of Canada's national anthem with both French and English versions included.

Songlist: Log Drivers' Waltz, Lullaby, O Canada

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Voicing: SSAA | 9712b | Sheet Music | $5.95 | A Cappella
Canadian Choral Arrangements


Elektra Women's Choir : Choral Classics : SSAA : Sheet Music

Elektra Women's Choir : Choral Classics

"Adam Lay Ybounden" was written originally for a small church choir, this piece takes the ancient text and sets it with a mystical angularity, but maintaining a beautiful sense of line. Includes a small soprano solo. Written for Elektra Women's Choir, this piece is now heard around the world. Using only the words "Ave Maria" this rhythmic and visionary work is suitable for women's or very advanced children's choir. "Missa Brevis" is a short mass setting for unaccompanied women's or treble choir consists of Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus and Agnus Dei. Although not technically demanding, the work requires sensitivity of phrasing and detailed attention to text and word stress. The heartfelt simplicity of expression underlines the inherent reverence and beauty of this liturgical text. Performance note: Missa Brevis can also be sung by a mixed chorus with tenors doubling sopranos and basses doubling altos. "Salve Regina" is one of the Catholic Church's four Marian antiphons, is set for unaccompanied women's choir and solo flute or solo soprano. With thick, luscious harmonies, this is a challenging piece of music, at times requiring 8-part divisi. The work requires a good sense of flow, attention to word stress and a convincing understanding of the piece's structure.

Songlist: Adam Lay Ybounden, Ave Maria, Missa Brevis, Salve Regina

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Voicing: SSAA | 9713b | Sheet Music | $8.50 | A Cappella
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Imant Raminsh : Northwest Trilogy : SATB : Sheet Music

Imant Raminsh : Northwest Trilogy

Born in Latvia, Imant Raminsh came to Canada in 1948 and has become one of Canada's most highly regarded choral composer and arrangers. "Northwest Trilogy" is a wonderful set of songs from British Columbia. "Nootka Paddle Song" is a native welcoming song that features free incantation along with evocative choral writing. The piece contains some modern effects such as whispering and tone clusters, and is characterized by a feeling of building excitement and jubilation. "Bye, Bye Baby" - Based on a traditional Russian lullaby and would have been sung by members of the Doukhobar communities. A gentle, tonal work with rich harmonic background with varied textures and voicings bring this song of warmth and simplicity to life. "Sunset" - Folksy, poignant, and slighty tongue-in-cheek, this lament portrays the thoughts of a dying British Columbian cowboy. Replete with imitations of wailing coyotes, muffled death march drums, and other instances of word painting, this is a fun piece to perform.

Songlist: Bye, Bye Baby, Sunset, Nootka Paddle Song

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Voicing: SATB | 8012b | Sheet Music | $5.50 | A Cappella
Canadian Choral Arrangements


James Rolfe : Three Compositions for Women's Voices : SSAA : Sheet Music

James Rolfe : Three Compositions for Women's Voices

The first of acclaimed Canadian composer J. Rolfe's "Three Compositions for Women's Voices" is "A Flower Was Offer'd to Me" which explores possession and desire, jealousy and rejection, using simple musical means to express Blake's deceptively simple words. The second piece "Sleep, Sleep, Beauty Bright" reflects the quiet intimacy of the Blake lullaby, portraying a sleeping infant's soft smiles and little frowns, as watched tenderly by loving parents. "O You Whom I Often" gives voice to the powerful longing in Whitman's, a quiet but steady flame, inextinguishable.

Songlist: A Flower Was Offer'd to Me, O You Whom I Often, Sleep, Sleep, Beauty Bright

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Voicing: SSAA | 9711b | Sheet Music | $5.95 | A Cappella
Canadian Choral Arrangements


Ruth Watson Henderson : Shades of Love : SATB : Sheet Music

Ruth Watson Henderson : Shades of Love

The path of love is not always sunlit. In "Shades of Love," the music expresses a variety of emotions brought on by the diverse stages of love: ecstasy, tenderness, bitterness, wistfulness, eternal devotion. The colours and harmonies shift to match the mood of the poetry as each song portrays a different aspect of love.

Songlist: She Walks In Beauty, Annabel Lee, When We Two Parted, Awake My Heart, Remember

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Voicing: SATB | 8062b | Sheet Music | $10.95 | A Cappella
Canadian Choral Arrangements


Stephen Hatfield : Treble Voice Fun! - Vol 1 : 3 Part Treble : Sheet Music : Stephen Hatfield : 02437

Stephen Hatfield : Treble Voice Fun! - Vol 1

Stephen Hatfield is noted for his exciting arrangements of world music, and for his original works which weave influences from diverse cultures into a fresh and distinctive idiom. His choirs have earned gold medals in national festivals, and he has received various awards for his work in education and music. With "For Elizabeth:.." Hatfield uses the old Italian technique of matching the vowels of her name to the corresponding sol-fa syllables to create an ostinato that metaphorically translates her into music. The piece combines poignancy with lots of sparkle, lots of interlocking ostinati. The mix of tenderness and energy has effected audiences strongly. "Glettur" is an Icelandic word that signifies a mischievous but ultimately good-hearted sense of humour. Launching itself from a snatch of an old fiddle jig, "Glettur" lives up to its name with crafty changes of style and key, and with ironic allusions to a couple of other famous pieces of music that have something to do with high spirit. With "Fashion Victim, Drama Queen" we have a slangy de profundis about trying to placate your peer group. The soli section acts as the Drama Queen, while the rest of the choir takes the part of the peer group, commenting on the outsider in a mixture of English and Tex-Mex Spanish slang. Each movement of Missa Brevis incorporates folk melodies from a different country. The moods and the tempi of the originals have been altered; melodies have been unraveled, spliced together and persuaded to modulate.

Songlist: For Elizabeth: Gold, Frank Innocence, and Mirth, Glettur, Fashion Victim, Drama Queen, Missa Brevis

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Voicing: 3 Part Treble | 8078b | Sheet Music | $7.95 | A Cappella
Three Part Arrangements


Stephen Hatfield : Treble Voice Fun! - Vol 2 : SSA. : Sheet Music : Stephen Hatfield : 02437

Stephen Hatfield : Treble Voice Fun! - Vol 2

The title of "Ain't That News" is a tribute to the superb Staple Singers, who dang a piece by that name, not otherwise quoted in this chart. The opening seven measures are an adaptation of an old Paul Robeson 78. The rest of the piece is original material intended to pay homage to both the black church and black popo music, just one of the many genres that owes its soul to the spiritual. The composer states, "My goal is to allow even the most demure chorister to have at least a little taste of what it would be like to be Aretha Franklin." "One For Frost.." is a merging of modern diction with the ancient forms of counting song, nursery rhyme, round, or "catch," and the incantational folk songs that paid homage to the natural powers of this peculiar and beautiful world. Set to a beautiful old hymn tune from an 1855 collection, "When It Was Dark" offers much scope for phrasing and word painting as the singers recreate the setting from outside the tomb, and explore the psychology of one of the Bible's most famous and timeless characters, Mary Magdalene. "Chant for a Long Day" is inspired by two monophonic chants for women, the Mersiyet from Pakistan, and the "waulking songs" from the island of Barra in the Hebrides. The text is a depiction of perserverance and longevity, a life force out of the distant and unknowable past, balanced for a moment in the present, and then heading for a distand and unknowable future. The words evoke images of physical and spiritual survival common to many cultures, as well as the images of femininity and womanhood that are also shared by peoples from around the world.

Songlist: When It Was Dark, One For Frost, Two For Fire, Ain't That News , Let Me Ask You, Chant For A Long Day

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Voicing: SSA. | 8084b | Sheet Music | $8.95 | A Cappella
Treble Voice Arrangements


Stephen Hatfield : Three Ways To Vacuum Your House : SSA. Treble : Sheet Music : Stephen Hatfield

Stephen Hatfield : Three Ways To Vacuum Your House

These original pieces incorporates a multiplicity of multicultural influences, from Peru to Scotland. The text is a sequence of nonsense syllables, imitating the humming and muttering one does during housework. The first movement explores various hemiola patterns culminating in vocalized drum patterns modeled on Arabic and Indian traditions. The second movement, whose slow groove is derived from Reggae, incorporates tonalities and scale structures from Brazil and Lebanon. The final movement starts in Peru, and works upward through Latin America only to discover a hitherto unexplored Mexican/Scottish border. Lots of fun to both teach and sing!

Songlist: Three Ways To Vacuum Your House - Part I, Three Ways To Vacuum Your House - Part II, Three Ways To Vacuum Your House - Part III

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Voicing: SSA. Treble | 9081b | Sheet Music | $5.95 | A Cappella
Wordless A Cappella Arrangements


Stephen Hatfield : Folk Songs for 3 Part Treble : SSA. Treble : Sheet Music : Stephen Hatfield

Stephen Hatfield : Folk Songs for 3 Part Treble

The "Apple-Tree Wassail" comes from the cider country of Devon and Somerset, where it might be sung in the orchards or at the farmer's door. Wassail comes from the Anglo-Saxon wes hael - to be healthy. "The Green Shores of Fogo" bears marks of Irish provenance, although its musical origins were lost before Kenneth Peacock collected the song from Mrs. John Fogarty in 1952. The tune, which Peacock considered one of the most beautiful modal melodies he had ever heard, has attracted more than one set of lyrics, and is also known in Newfoundland as "The Blooming Bright Star of Belle Isle." Colcannon, made from various combinations of cabbage, kale, onions, scallions and potatoes mashed with butter and milk, is one of Ireland's most famous traditional dishes. Although this piece at first seems like a tribute to food, it's really a tribute to memory, and to times gone. The verses take us from the home, to the school, to courting on a country lane, with the narrator a little older in every verse, and a little more aware of the magic of the moment. "Girl of the Branches" emulates the long phrases and finely developed breath control that is a hallmark of Gaelic singing. Also included is the Jutland folk song "When The Star Falls".

Songlist: Girl of the Branches (Nighean nan Geug), When the Stars Fall, Colcannon, The Green Shores of Fogo, Apple-Tree Wassail

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Voicing: SSA. Treble | 9234b | Sheet Music | $9.95 | A Cappella
Three Part Arrangements


Stephen Hatfield : Folk Songs for 4 Part Treble : Treble : Sheet Music : Stephen Hatfield

Stephen Hatfield : Folk Songs for 4 Part Treble

Battant Son Plein is French slang, literally "hitting his fill," the equivalent of the English "in full swing." Written for Scala, a children's choir from Bruxelles, the title refers to what these children sound like when they sing, and the piece is a salute to their confidence and daring. Duration: ca. 5:10. Nukapianguaq presents Inuit music in a choral setting that remains as faithful as possible to the aesthetics of the original tradition. "Rosebud in June" is drawn from the English tradition that brought blessings to crops and flocks, this Somerset melody is rousingly arranged for full chorus. Also included in this package is "Sida Rudaia," a traditional Ukranian song arranged by Stephen Hatfield 4-pt treble a cappella, and "Double Shot" as performed by Sweet Honey In The Rock.

Songlist: Nukapianguaq, Rosebud In June, Sida Rudaia, Battant Son Plein, Double Shot (Honey in the Rock)

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Voicing: Treble | 9235b | Sheet Music | $10.95 | A Cappella
World Music Arrangements


Various Arrangers : Canadian Folk Songs : SSA. : Sheet Music

Various Arrangers : Canadian Folk Songs

"Nukapianguaq" (pronounced Nuhk-ah-pee-ang-guaq) attempts to present Inuit music in a choral setting that remains as faithful as possible to the aesthetics of the original tradition. Inuit chants are usually reflective in nature and spiritual in intent. "On The Rooms" - An audience need not be familiar with the history of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada's easternmost province, to get the sense that an epic story is unfolding before them. Based on the maritime heritage of Newfoundland and Labrador, this modern folk song creates an atmosphere of sea air and hard work. The arrangement of this beautiful Indian song "Land of the Silver Birch" was made by the Finnish music educator Pentti Paalanen in the 1970s for his high school choir in the town of Joensuu. Since all three verses are set to the same music, the necessary contrasts must come from a careful consideration of the text. These contrasts, or variations, need not be very great, however, as a certain monotony and mystery belongs to the character of this song. This Canadian Folksong "Petty Harbour Bait Skiff" describes the tragic sinking of a Bait Skiff near Petty Harbour in 1852, losing all but one of the crew.

Songlist: On The Rooms, Land of the Silver Birch, Nukapianguaq, Petty Harbour Bait Skiff, Oolichan

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Voicing: SSA. | 8017b | Sheet Music | $8.95 | A Cappella
Canadian Choral Arrangements


Various Arrangers : Toronto Children's Chorus Choral Series Vol. 1 : SSAA Treble : Sheet Music

Various Arrangers : Toronto Children's Chorus Choral Series Vol. 1

'In Remembrance' an a cappella piece for 4-part women's voices. from Eleanor Daley's 'Requiem' was awarded the 1994 National Choral Award for Outstanding Choral Composition of the Year by the Association of Canadian Choral Conductors (ACCC), in May, 1994. 'When Music Sounds' was commissioned by the Alliance for Canadian New Music Projects in reconition of its 25th Anniversary. This four part treble voice piece has a beautiful piano accompaniment and fairly simple harmonies. 'She's like the Swallow' and 'Sing Me a Song' were written for unison voices and piano. 'Songs of the Nativity' includes 6 christmas carols for women's voices - Chanticleer (SSAA), Before the Paling of the Stars (SA), The Kings of the East (SSA), The Lamb (SSAA), Peach (SSAA), Christ is Here (SSA). All have piano accompaniment.

Songlist: In Remembrance, She's Like the Swallow, Sing Me a Song, Songs of the Nativity, When Music Sounds

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Voicing: SSAA Treble | 9579b | Sheet Music | $13.95
Canadian Choral Arrangements


Various Arrangers : Canadiana for Mixed Voices : SATB : Sheet Music

Various Arrangers : Canadiana for Mixed Voices

A fabulous arrangement "The Maple Leaf Foreverr" by a very experienced composer. Before the arrival of "O Canada", this patriotic song was Canada's unofficial national anthem. In 1997 it received new lyrics by V. Radian, who won a contest run by CBC for the express purpose of finding new lyrics. Four part a cappella setting of Canada's national anthem "O Canada" with both French and English versions included. "Log Drivers' Waltz" is a showstopper of a piece! This work is a piece of Canadiana, is funny and exciting, and includes a coloratura soprano solo.

Songlist: Log Drivers' Waltz, The Maple Leaf Forever, O Canada

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Voicing: SATB | 9714b | Sheet Music | $6.50 | A Cappella
Canadian Choral Arrangements


Individual Folios

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A Great Big Sea : TB : Cristi Cary Miller : Sheet Music : 08552236 : 884088482565

Cristi Cary Miller : A Great Big Sea

This setting of a rollicking Newfoundland folksong makes a spectacular feature for male choirs with a Celtic sound that will please every audience! Easily-learned and fun to sing, the lyrics are clever and the Irish penny whistle performed live or on the VoiceTrax CD adds just the right touch! Includes part for Optional Penny Whistle or Flute. Available separately: TB, VoiceTrax CD. Duration: ca. 2:50.

Arranger: Cristi Cary Miller | Country: Canada

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Voicing: TB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
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| 08552236 | Voicetrax CD Available


Ain't That News  : SSA : Stephen Hatfield : Sheet Music : 48004655 : 073999363449

Stephen Hatfield : Ain't That News

The title of Ain't That News is a tribute to the superb Staple Singers, who dang a piece by that name, not otherwise quoted in this chart. The opening seven measures are an adaptation of an old Paul Robeson 78. The rest of the piece is original material intended to pay homage to both the black church and black popo music, just one of the many genres that owes its soul to the spiritual. The composer states, "My goal is to allow even the most demure chorister to have at least a little taste of what it would be like to be Aretha Franklin." (2:15)

Composer: Stephen Hatfield | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.10 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48004655


Annabel Lee : SATB : Doreen Rao : Ruth Watson Henderson : Sheet Music : 48004676 : 073999491890

Doreen Rao : Annabel Lee

Arranger: Doreen Rao | Composer: Ruth Watson Henderson | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.50 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48004676


Awake My Heart : SATB : Doreen Rao : Ruth Watson Henderson : Sheet Music : 48004672 : 073999939125

Doreen Rao : Awake My Heart

Arranger: Doreen Rao | Composer: Ruth Watson Henderson | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $3.50 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48004672


Bye, Bye Baby : SATB : Imant Raminsh : British Columbia Folk Song : Sheet Music : 48018911 : 073999340181

Imant Raminsh : Bye, Bye Baby

A gentle Russian Doukhobor lullaby, the second movement of "Northwest Trilogy." Varied textures and voicings bring this song of warmth and simplicity to life.

Arranger: Imant Raminsh | Composer: British Columbia Folk Song | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48018911


Colcannon : SSA : Stephen Hatfield : Sheet Music : 48005082 : 073999753691

Stephen Hatfield : Colcannon

Colcannon, made from various combinations of cabbage, kale, onions, scallions and potatoes mashed with butter and milk, is one of Ireland's most famous traditional dishes. Although this piece at first seems like a tribute to food, it's really a tribute to memory, and to times gone. The verses take us from the home, to the school, to courting on a country lane, with the narrator a little older in every verse, and a little more aware of the magic of the moment.

Arranger: Stephen Hatfield | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48005082


Double Shot (Honey in  the Rock) : SSAA : Stephen Hatfield : Sheet Music : 48005058 : 073999736410

Stephen Hatfield : Double Shot (Honey in the Rock)

Arranger: Stephen Hatfield | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $1.70 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48005058


Fashion Victim, Drama Queen : SSA : Stephen Hatfield : Sheet Music : 48005170 : 073999375657

Stephen Hatfield : Fashion Victim, Drama Queen

Here we have a slangy de profundis about trying to placate your peer group. The soli section acts as the Drama Queen, while the rest of the choir takes the part of the peer group, commenting on the outsider in a mixture of English and Tex-Mex Spanish slang. (There's only a half dozen Spanish phrases to learn.) There is a clapping ostinato throughout the piece which looks terrific when the whole choir does it, but can also be played with brushes on a snare drum. The piece is not that demanding technically, and entire sections get repeated, although in different keys. Because of the cross-dialogue between the choir and the soli section this chart has lots of potential to be blocked in various ways, and would be perfect for choirs that are looking for a piece that lets them present themselves on stage in an unusual way. The tempo is fairly brisk, the words are humorous, and the overall effect is half positive, half sad and creepy - one of my favourite aesthetic experiences.

Composer: Stephen Hatfield | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.50 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48005170


For Elizabeth: Gold, Frank Innocence, and Mirth : SSA : Stephen Hatfield : Sheet Music : 48004686 : 073999188561

Stephen Hatfield : For Elizabeth: Gold, Frank Innocence, and Mirth

Hatfield uses the old Italian technique of matching the vowels of her name to the corresponding sol-fa syllables to create an ostinato that metaphorically translates her into music. The piece combines poignancy with lots of sparkle, lots of interlocking ostinati. The mix of tenderness and energy has effected audiences strongly. On the line between medium and advanced.

Composer: Stephen Hatfield | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.75 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48004686


Girl of the Branches (Nighean nan Geug) : SSA : Stephen Hatfield : Sheet Music : 48004950 : 073999084979

Stephen Hatfield : Girl of the Branches (Nighean nan Geug)

This suite emulates the long phrases and finely developed breath control that is a hallmark of Gaelic singing.

Arranger: Stephen Hatfield | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48004950


Glettur : SSA : Stephen Hatfield : Sheet Music : 48005031 : 073999157017

Stephen Hatfield : Glettur

"Glettur" is an Icelandic word that signifies a mischievous but ultimately good-hearted sense of humour. Launching itself from a snatch of an old fiddle jig, "Glettur" lives up to its name with crafty changes of style and key, and with ironic allusions to a couple of other famous pieces of music that have something to do with high spirits. Somebody who is glettin will have a warm heart, but watch out for the garlic gym and the dribble glass. This fun and original piece is built entirely of nonsense "lyrics."

Composer: Stephen Hatfield | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.70 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48005031


I's the B'y : TB : Cristi Cary Miller : Sheet Music : 08551851 : 884088039622

Cristi Cary Miller : I's the B'y

This Newfoundland folksong is highlighted by the easy TB vocal parts, a rollicking accompaniment and a lot of teasing fun in the lyrics. A super showcase for young men in middle school or junior high.Available separately: TB and VoiceTrax CD.

Arranger: Cristi Cary Miller | Country: Canada

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Voicing: TB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08551851 | Voicetrax CD Available


I'se the B'y : SAB : Jill Gallina : Newfoundland Folk Song : Sheet Music : 35028783 : 884088875695 : 1480309028

Jill Gallina : I'se the B'y

Young singers will love this spirited Newfoundland folk song that dances with a sea chanty text. There's energy from start to finish with a moving piano line that supports individual, unison, and part-singing. Great fun for your guys too!

Arranger: Jill Gallina | Composer: Newfoundland Folk Song | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.90 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35028783


I'se the B'y : TB : Jill Gallina : Newfoundland Folk Song : Sheet Music : 35028784 : 884088875701 : 1480309036

Jill Gallina : I'se the B'y

Young singers will love this spirited Newfoundland folk song that dances with a sea chanty text. There's energy from start to finish with a moving piano line that supports individual, unison, and part-singing. Great fun for your guys too!

Arranger: Jill Gallina | Composer: Newfoundland Folk Song | Country: Canada

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Voicing: TB | Sheet Music | $1.90 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35028784


I'se the B'y : 2-Part : Jill Gallina : Newfoundland Folk Song : Sheet Music : 35028785 : 884088875718 : 1480309044

Jill Gallina : I'se the B'y

Young singers will love this spirited Newfoundland folk song that dances with a sea chanty text. There's energy from start to finish with a moving piano line that supports individual, unison, and part-singing. Great fun for your guys too!

Arranger: Jill Gallina | Composer: Newfoundland Folk Song | Country: Canada

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.90 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35028785


In Remembrance : SSAA : Eleanor Daley : Eleanor Daley : Toronto Children's Chorus : Sheet Music : 00-VG272

Eleanor Daley : In Remembrance

Requiem was awarded the 1994 National Choral Award for Outstanding Choral Composition of the Year by the Association of Canadian Choral Conductors (ACCC), in May, 1994.

Arranger: Eleanor Daley | Composer: Eleanor Daley | Performed By: Toronto Children's Chorus | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | A Cappella |
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| 00-VG272


Land of the Silver Birch : SSAA : Olli Pohjola : Tapiola Childrens Choir : Sheet Music : 08500330 : 073999488111

Olli Pohjola : Land of the Silver Birch

The arrangement of this beautiful Indian song was made by the Finnish music educator Pentti Paalanen in the 1970s for his high school choir in the town of Joensuu. Since all three verses are set to the same music, the necessary contrasts must come from a careful consideration of the text. These contrasts, or variations, need not be very great, however, as a certain monotony and mystery belongs to the character of this song.

Arranger: Olli Pohjola | Performed By: Tapiola Childrens Choir | Country: Canada

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| 08500330


Lots o' Fish in Bonavist' Harbor : TB : Cristi Cary Miller : Sheet Music : 08552164 : 884088362515

Cristi Cary Miller : Lots o' Fish in Bonavist' Harbor

Here is a rollicking Canadian folk song that will showcase your young men's ensemble at its best! The two parts make this selection accessible for the beginning of the year, or with smaller groups. Available separately: TB, VoiceTrax CD. Duration: ca. 1:45.

Arranger: Cristi Cary Miller | Country: Canada

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Voicing: TB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
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| 08552164 | Voicetrax CD Available


Mary Ann : TTBB : Mark Sirett : Sheet Music : 48019915 : 884088282462

Mark Sirett : Mary Ann

This Canadian setting of a popular British broadside derives from mid-19th Century Nova Scotia. It is one of many folksongs in which parting lovers vow their undying love for each other. Duration: ca. 3:00.

Arranger: Mark Sirett | Country: Canada

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| 48019915


Missa Brevis : SSA : Stephen Hatfield : Sheet Music : 48004530 : 073999230031

Stephen Hatfield : Missa Brevis

Each movement of this mass incorporates folk melodies from a different country. The moods and the tempi of the originals have been altered; melodies have been unraveled, spliced together and persuaded to modulate. (12:00)

Composer: Stephen Hatfield | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.50 | A Cappella |
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| 48004530


Nootka Paddle Song  : SATB : Imant Raminsh : Sheet Music : 48018904 : 073999655148

Imant Raminsh : Nootka Paddle Song

This native welcoming song from British Columbia features free incantation alongwith evocative choral writing. First movement of "Northwest Trilogy."

Arranger: Imant Raminsh | Country: Canada

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| 48018904


O <span style="color:red;">Canada</span>! : TTBB : Joe Liles :  : Sheet Music : 00137958 : 812817020399

Joe Liles : O Canada!

Four-part a cappella harmony TTBB arrangement of the Canadian National Anthem by top barbershop arranger Joe Liles.

Arranger: Joe Liles | Composer: Calixa Lavallée | Country: Canada

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $3.20 | A Cappella |
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On The Rooms : SSAA : Stephen Hatfield : Stephen Hatfield : Sheet Music : 48019482 : 884088156817

Stephen Hatfield : On The Rooms

An audience need not be familiar with the history of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada's easternmost province, to get the sense that an epic story is unfolding before them. Based on the maritime heritage of Newfoundland and Labrador, this modern folk song creates an atmosphere of sea air and hard work.

Arranger: Stephen Hatfield | Composer: Stephen Hatfield | Country: Canada

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| 48019482


One For Frost, Two For Fire : SSA : Stephen Hatfield : Sheet Music : 48004820 : 073999794717

Stephen Hatfield : One For Frost, Two For Fire

This is a merging of modern diction with the ancient forms of counting song, nursery rhyme, round, or "catch," and the incantational folk songs that paid homage to the natural powers of this peculiar and beautiful world. (2:15)

Composer: Stephen Hatfield | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.10 | A Cappella |
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| 48004820


Petty Harbour Bait Skiff : SSA : Marcella Osmond : Sheet Music : 48004440 : 073999177190

Marcella Osmond : Petty Harbour Bait Skiff

This Canadian Folksong describes the tragic sinking of a Bait Skiff near Petty Harbour in 1852, losing all but one of the crew.

Arranger: Marcella Osmond | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.10 | A Cappella |
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| 48004440


qitiraliq : TTBB : Mark Sirett : Sheet Music : 48019901 : 884088279714

Mark Sirett : qitiraliq

An aural realization of the Arctic landscape, qitiraliq follows a tribe of Innu - the aboriginal people of Canada's far north - as they return home from the hunt. Despite their exhaustion, they relish in the miracles of nature laid out before them. Includes translation of the Inuktitut text. Duration: ca. 5:15.

Composer: Mark Sirett | Country: Canada

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
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| 48019901


Remember : SATB : Doreen Rao : Ruth Watson Henderson : Sheet Music : 48004675 : 073999498981

Doreen Rao : Remember

Arranger: Doreen Rao | Composer: Ruth Watson Henderson | Country: Canada

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| 48004675


She Walks In Beauty : SATB : Doreen Rao : Ruth Watson Henderson : Sheet Music : 48004673 : 073999934724

Doreen Rao : She Walks In Beauty

Arranger: Doreen Rao | Composer: Ruth Watson Henderson | Country: Canada

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| 48004673


She's Like the Swallow : SATB : Bob Chilcott : King's Singers : Sheet Music : 08744708 : 073999827484

Bob Chilcott : She's Like the Swallow

The haunting melody of this Canadian folk song is accented by a lyric vocal accompaniment. Perfect for large group or ensemble use.

Arranger: Bob Chilcott | Performed By: King's Singers | Country: Canada

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| 08744708


Sing Me a Song : SSAA : Leonard Enns  : Leonard Enns  : Toronto Children's Chorus : Sheet Music : 00-VG1026

Leonard Enns : Sing Me a Song

From the Toronto Children's Chorus Choral Series edited by Jean Ashworth Bartle comes this bouncy swing selection. It's mostly unison, with an optional second part that adds beautifully to the choral effect. Ideal as a theme song for your next program!

Arranger: Leonard Enns | Composer: Leonard Enns | Performed By: Toronto Children's Chorus | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
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| 00-VG1026


Songs of the Nativity : SSAA : Ruth Watson Henderson  : Ruth Watson Henderson  : Toronto Children's Chorus : Sheet Music : 00-VG325

Ruth Watson Henderson : Songs of the Nativity

Arranger: Ruth Watson Henderson | Composer: Ruth Watson Henderson | Performed By: Toronto Children's Chorus | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $4.25 | A Cappella |
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| 00-VG325


Sunset : SATB : Imant Raminsh : Sheet Music : 48018910 : 073999714135

Imant Raminsh : Sunset

Folksy, poignant, and slighty tongue-in-cheek, this lament portrays the thoughts of a dying British Columbian cowboy. Third movement of "Northwest Trilogy."

Arranger: Imant Raminsh | Country: Canada

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| 48018910


The Game of Cards : TTBB : Stephen Hatfield : Newfoundland : Sheet Music : 48019691 : 884088208936

Stephen Hatfield : The Game of Cards

Originally composed for a festival in Newfoundland, this song is based on an old English folk song. It should be sung with a storyteller's sense of delight in his own story; part wide-eyed wonder, part knowing smile.

Arranger: Stephen Hatfield | Performed By: Newfoundland | Country: Canada

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| 48019691


The Green Shores of Fogo : SSA : Stephen Hatfield : Sheet Music : 48005055 : 073999913255

Stephen Hatfield : The Green Shores of Fogo

The Green Shores of Fogo bears marks of Irish provenance, although its musical origins were lost before Kenneth Peacock collected the song from Mrs. John Fogarty in 1952. The tune, which Peacock considered one of the most beautiful modal melodies he had ever heard, has attracted more than one set of lyrics, and is also known in Newfoundland as "The Blooming Bright Star of Belle Isle."

Arranger: Stephen Hatfield | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella |
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| 48005055


The Songster : SSA : Mark Sirett : Sheet Music : 48023436 : 888680046170

Mark Sirett : The Songster

Celebrating the Mohawk heritage and Canadian landscape of the poet Pauline Johnson, Mark Sirett captures the passion and grandeur of the lyrics and serves them up for any accomplished women's choir.

Composer: Mark Sirett | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.10 | With Piano |
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| 48023436


Three Ways To Vacuum Your House - Part I : SSA : Stephen Hatfield : Stephen Hatfield : Sheet Music : 48004656 : 073999735017

Stephen Hatfield : Three Ways To Vacuum Your House - Part I

This original piece incorporates a multiplicity of multicultural influences, from Peru to Scotland. The text is a sequence of nonsense syllables, imitating the humming and muttering one does during housework. This first movement explores various hemiola patterns culminating in vocalized drum patterns modeled on Arabic and Indian traditions.

Arranger: Stephen Hatfield | Composer: Stephen Hatfield | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella |
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| 48004656


Three Ways To Vacuum Your House - Part II : SSA : Stephen Hatfield : Stephen Hatfield : Sheet Music : 48004657 : 073999339437

Stephen Hatfield : Three Ways To Vacuum Your House - Part II

This original piece incorporates a multiplicity of multicultural influences, from Peru to Scotland. The text is a sequence of nonsense syllables, imitating the humming and muttering one does during housework. This second movement, whose slow groove is derived from Raggae, incorporates tonalities and scale structures from Brazil and Lebanon.

Arranger: Stephen Hatfield | Composer: Stephen Hatfield | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.90 | A Cappella |
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| 48004657


Three Ways To Vacuum Your House - Part III : SSA : Stephen Hatfield : Stephen Hatfield : Sheet Music : 48004658 : 073999493061

Stephen Hatfield : Three Ways To Vacuum Your House - Part III

This original piece incorporates a multiplicity of multicultural influences, from Peru to Scotland. The text is a sequence of nonsense syllables, imitating the humming and muttering one does during housework. This final movement starts in Peru, and works upward through Latin America only to discover a hitherto unexplored Mexican/Scottish border.

Arranger: Stephen Hatfield | Composer: Stephen Hatfield | Country: Canada

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| 48004658


When It Was Dark : SSA : Stephen Hatfield : Sheet Music : 48004621 : 073999333411

Stephen Hatfield : When It Was Dark

Set to a beautiful old hymn tune from an 1855 collection, this piece offers much scope for phrasing and word painting as the singers recreate the setting from outside the tomb, and explore the psychology of one of the Bible's most famous and timeless characters, Mary Magdalene.

Composer: Stephen Hatfield | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.10 | A Cappella |
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| 48004621


When the Stars Fall : SSA : Stephen Hatfield : Sheet Music : 48004980 : 073999286816

Stephen Hatfield : When the Stars Fall

The mood and texture of this piece is simple, limpid, and serene: the peace that passes understanding. Every line in every voice, no matter how understated, is of melodic interest and emotional importance.

Arranger: Stephen Hatfield | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.10 | A Cappella |
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| 48004980


When We Two Parted : SATB : Doreen Rao : Ruth Watson Henderson : Sheet Music : 48004674 : 073999876031

Doreen Rao : When We Two Parted

Arranger: Doreen Rao | Composer: Ruth Watson Henderson | Country: Canada

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | A Cappella |
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| 48004674


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