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Northern European Choral Music Sheet Music Arrangements

A collection of sheet music and songbook arrangements of Northern European choral music.

Arrangements from Northern Europe - Baltic | Belgium | Iceland | Northern Europe | Scandinavia | The Netherlands


Songbooks and Collections

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Josquin Desprez : Missa De beata : SATB : 01 Songbook : 073999652765 : 48000761

Josquin Desprez : Missa De beata

Missa de Beata Virgine is a musical setting of the Ordinary of the Mass, by Renaissance composer Josquin des Prez. A late work, probably composed or assembled around 1510, it was the most popular of his masses in the 16th century. The Missa de Beata Virgine is unusual among Josquin's masses in that the first two movements are for four voices, and the last three for five, with the fifth voice derived canonically. Like most musical settings of the mass Ordinary, it is in five sections, or movements. It uses different plainsong chants for each movement, and is a paraphrase mass, one in which the original chants are elaborated, broken up, passed between voices, or sung in different voices simultaneously. The movements differ in their treatment of the source plainchant. The Kyrie has the chant in all voices, imitatively and paraphrased; the Gloria treats the chant as a cantus firmus, migrating it from voice to voice. Tonally, both movements end on G, and most of their cadences are on G or D. The Credo, the first movement for five voices, ends with a surprising Phrygian cadence on E, and uses canonic techniques more prominently than in the preceding movements.

Songlist: Missa De beata, Kyrie 1, Christe, Kyrie 2, Et in terra, Qui tollis, Cum Sancto, Credo sections, Sanctus, Pleni sunt caeli, Hosanna, Benedictus, Agnus Dei 1, Agnus Dei 2, Agnus Dei 3

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Voicing: SATB | 9603b | Songbook | $18.95 | A Cappella
Early Music Vocal Arrangements


Malle Babbe Women's Choir : Songs of Survival : SSAA : Sheet Music

Malle Babbe Women's Choir : Songs of Survival

These pieces of music came into being in a prison camp on Sumatra. The initial idea was Norah Chambers, and Margaret Dryburgh and her worked on the various pieces. Some they did together and others individually, depending on how well we could remember the original pieces of music. The idea was to bring singers together - Dutch, British, Australian - about thirty in all, to make music to uplift us and perhaps to bring some beauty and sanity. The music was written on odd bits of paper, mostly in pencil, and written as small as possible to save paper. It was difficult at first to sing without words, what sound to make, the tempo and the color. The One sound not used was "AH." It was too throaty. We found the best sounds were "Ne, Le." When notes had to be sung together, as in "Morning Sun," the sixteenth notes were not broken, but sung legato. The sounds used were "Le," with the accent on the first note of the sixteenth notes, such as humming was used when there was a solo singer as undercurrent to the melody.

Songlist: Song of Survival Vol. 1, Song of Survival Vol. 2, Song of Survival Vol. 3, Song of Survival Vol. 4, Song of Survival Vol. 5, Song of Survival Vol. 6

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Voicing: SSAA | 9412b | Sheet Music | $10.95 | A Cappella
Female Voice Arrangements Home


Mike Brewer : Korobushka - Three Songs From Europe : SATB divisi : 01 Songbook : Mike Brewer : 9780571534579 : 12-0571534570

Mike Brewer : Korobushka - Three Songs From Europe

Mike Brewer's Choral World Tour brings together traditional songs from around the world in exciting a cappella arrangements that will both challenge and stimulate your choir. Each piece is accompanied by a translation and pronunciation guide. In this collection of three songs from Europe, feel the rush of Russian dance, experiment with the sounds of Scandinavia and step back in time to Renaissance France.

Songlist: Korobushka (Love song from Russia), Kvolda Tekur (Icelandic folksong), Tourdion (Renaissance dance song from France)

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Voicing: SATB divisi | 7325b | Songbook | $5.50 | A Cappella
World Music Arrangements


Orlando Lassus : Musica, Dei donum optimi : AATBBB : Sheet Music : 9780193868168 : 9780193868168

Orlando Lassus : Musica, Dei donum optimi

The setting was originally published in the year of Lassus' death (1594) and comes from his mature voice. Although it is economical in expression, it is rich and sonorous in sound and brought alive by the six-part counterpoint. It truly brings the text 'Music is a gift from God' to life.

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Voicing: AATBBB | 9636b | Sheet Music | $3.95 | A Cappella
Sacred Choral Arrangements


Paul J. Christiansen : Beautiful the Sky: Four Scandinavian Carols : SATB : 01 Songbook : ED018838

Paul J. Christiansen : Beautiful the Sky: Four Scandinavian Carols

Beautiful the Sky is a collection of beloved Scandinavian Christmas anthems by Paul J. Christiansen, edited by his son Erik Christiansen. These gorgeous settings evoke a sense of their homeland and would stand as beautiful additions to your church's Christmas worship service or concert program. The texts are presented in both English and the original language.

Songlist: Christmas Comes Again, This Happy Christmas, Joyous Christmas Song, Oh, How Beautiful the Sky

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Voicing: SATB | 7805b | Songbook | $4.95 | A Cappella
Christmas World Music Arrangements


Various Arrangers : Scandinavian Folk Songs : SSAA : Sheet Music

Various Arrangers : Scandinavian Folk Songs

Norway is a country rich in folk tradition, and in these piece, elements of folk dance and instrumental music are clearly represented. These tunes are fun, singable, and would fit perfectly on a program of multicultural music, or as a stand-alone on a concert of a more diverse nature. Complete IPA guide included. "The text exists merely to give form to the music and is meaningless," says Finnish composer Mantyjarvi, whose "El Hambo" in 1999 was an instant success with American high school choirs. In "Pseudo-Yoik" he takes a humorous look at the stereotype of the Lapland folk music. Fun stuff!

Songlist: Pseudo-Yoik, God Morgan Ola Reppom, Ned I Vester Soli Glader, Ekorn Gjekk pa Volln og Slo

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Voicing: SSAA | 8020b | Sheet Music | $3.95 | A Cappella
Northern European Choral Arrangements


Individual Folios

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A Scandinavian Christmas : 2-Part : Nancy Grundahl : Sheet Music : 08751314 : 884088483142

Nancy Grundahl : A Scandinavian Christmas

This delightful setting of three traditional folksongs reflects the joy of the holiday season in the midst of the cold, dark Scandinavian winter. The carols would be sung on Christmas Eve, when stars twinkle brightly in the sky and families and friends join hands and dance around the Christmas tree! An excellent addition to multicultural programs! Songs include two from Norway: Jeg er Så Glad, O Jul med din Glede, and one from Denmark: Deilig er den Himmel Blå. Opt. English lyrics also included. Duration: ca. 3:30.

Arranger: Nancy Grundahl | Country: Scandinavia

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08751314


Eatnemen Vuelie : SATB : Emily Crocker : Frode Fjellheim : Frozen : Sheet Music : 48023454 : 888680049461

Emily Crocker : Eatnemen Vuelie

Inspired by the traditional Sami yoik, a very old vocal tradition among the Sami people of Scandinavia and Russia, this beautiful music was used in the Disney animated film Frozen. Now available in several voicings, all choirs can now enjoy these works that are infused with style and ethnic authenticity that will bring a wonderful and unique sound to your choral concert. ScorePlay - click to view score with recording.

Arranger: Emily Crocker | Composer: Frode Fjellheim | Country: Scandinavia | Musical: Frozen

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48023454


Eatnemen Vuelie : SAB : Emily Crocker : Frode Fjellheim : Frozen : Sheet Music : 48023455 : 888680049485

Emily Crocker : Eatnemen Vuelie

Inspired by the traditional Sami yoik, a very old vocal tradition among the Sami people of Scandinavia and Russia, this beautiful music was used in the Disney animated film Frozen. Now available in several voicings, all choirs can now enjoy these works that are infused with style and ethnic authenticity that will bring a wonderful and unique sound to your choral concert.

Arranger: Emily Crocker | Composer: Frode Fjellheim | Country: Scandinavia | Musical: Frozen

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48023455


Who Can Sail Without the Wind? : 2-Part : Sara Glick : Sheet Music : 08301680 : 073999029352

Sara Glick : Who Can Sail Without the Wind?

From the Songs of the World series, this Scandinavian folksong is beautifully constructed and the accompaniment, with optional clarinet, is artfully solid. Scandinavian and English texts provided.

Composer: Sara Glick | Country: Scandinavia

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.65 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08301680


Who Can Sail? : SATB : Ginger Littleton : Sheet Music : 08748699 : 884088238919

Ginger Littleton : Who Can Sail?

A timeless Scandinavian folksong set for young mixed or treble voices with piano accompaniment. Wonderful lyrics, word painting, and easy harmonies will provide a meaningful concert experience. Selected and edited by young choir specialist, Darren Dailey. Available separately: SATB, 2-Part. Duration: ca. 2:25

Arranger: Ginger Littleton | Country: Scandinavia

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08748699


Who Can Sail? : 2-Part : Ginger Littleton : Sheet Music : 08748700 : 884088238926

Ginger Littleton : Who Can Sail?

A timeless Scandinavian folksong set for young mixed or treble voices with piano accompaniment. Wonderful lyrics, word painting, and easy harmonies will provide a meaningful concert experience. Selected and edited by young choir specialist, Darren Dailey. Available separately: SATB, 2-Part. Duration: ca. 2:25

Arranger: Ginger Littleton | Country: Scandinavia

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08748700


Music Harmony Arrangements from Around the World