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Wordless A Cappella Arrangements

The human voice is able to create all kinds of wonderful sounds so why be limited by the human vocabulary. This collection of arrangements contains hardly a word that can be found in a dictionary but rather offer a wide variety of sounds and wonderful noises that your choir is sure to enjoy performing.


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Andy Beck : A Cappella Overtures : SATB : 01 Songbook : 038081311593  : 00-28615

Andy Beck : A Cappella Overtures

Six world-famous opera overtures arranged for SATB choirs with a sense of adventure. Sung entirely on nonsensical "dops" and "bops," this fast-paced musical collage is guaranteed to both entertain and educate! Includes snippets from: Fidelio, The Barber of Seville, Die Fledermaus, The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro, and William Tell.

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Voicing: SATB | 7014b | Songbook | $2.95 | A Cappella


Bob Chilcott : Weather Report : SSAATTBB : Sheet Music : Bob Chilcott : 9780193356443 : 9780193356443

Bob Chilcott : Weather Report

The weather, the most quintessentially English of topics, was the inspiration for Bob Chilcott's Weather Report, written for the BBC Singers. Chilcott weaves together a tapestry of well-known weather rhymes to create a work that is energetic, quirky, and entertaining. His choral writing is inventive and full of character, using layered rhythms and jazzy harmonies. This is a fun piece to perform, and perfect as a light addition to any concert programme.

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Voicing: SSAATTBB | 9632b | Sheet Music | $10.95 | A Cappella


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


Elena Kats-Chernin : Doo : SSATTB : Sheet Music : 073999984019 : 48002953

Elena Kats-Chernin : Doo

Doo was commissioned by the Fourth International Choral Symposium held in Sydney. The themes of this piece was inspired by a documentary on children in Bosnia during the war. They were playing on the exciting but dangerous side of the street while their mothers called them to go home to comparative safety. Nonsense syllables were chosen for the children's games while strong rhythms in the mixed chorus represent the war. The six solo voice ensemble is used to express the calling of the mothers. The location is not specific as war continues in many parts of the world with children suffering the most.

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Voicing: SSATTB | 7003b | Sheet Music | $5.95 | A Cappella


Erik Bergman : Dreams : SSAA : 01 Songbook : 073999931044 : 48000590

Erik Bergman : Dreams

Dreams is in many ways a sister work to Bergman's Lapponia, particularly in terms of the sound material it uses. However, the atmosphere of the world it inhabits is more intangible and dream-like, as its name suggests. Text: wordless, duration 13 minutes.

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Voicing: SSAA | 7442b | Songbook | $8.95 | A Cappella


Greg Jasperse : Voices Dances Vol 1 - 5 : SATB : Sheet Music

Greg Jasperse : Voices Dances Vol 1 - 5

Voice Dance, a wordless vocal dance celebrating the human voice and the joy of singing together is perfect for any occasion. Written for nationally-known jazz educator, arranger, and vocalist Jennifer Shelton for her marriage to well-known drummer Steve Barnes, this composition will teach your ensemble blend, alternative time signature as well as the freedom found in singing together. A musical challenge your students will love. Voice Dance II, continuing the wordless vocal dance celebrating the human voice and the joy of singing together. Bright with bounce and musical joy, this piece is perfect for any occasion. VoiceDance III. Greg has created a wordless vocal dance that has an African feel full of rhythmic, percussive and forward-moving vocal expression. Use of repetitive lines allows this work to be learned rather easily. Outstanding for festivals, concerts and even multicultural events! VoiceDance IV Soft consonants fill the jazz syllables while the energetic music of rhythm and vocal textures paint an incomparable picture of vocal sound. The piece is made up of repetitive phrases and sections, so learning is easier than imagined when first hearing this extraordinary choral.

Songlist: Voicedance, Voicedance II, Voicedance III, Voicedance IV, Voicedance V

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Voicing: SATB | 8094b | Sheet Music | $9.95 | A Cappella


Jonathan Rathbone : 1812 Overture : SSAATTBB : Sheet Music : EP 77060

Jonathan Rathbone : 1812 Overture

One of the Swingle Singers' most well known vocalized overatures, this very advanced chart includes the complete work all sung with inner-changable scat syllables

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Voicing: SSAATTBB | 9153b | Sheet Music | $5.95 | A Cappella


Kirby Shaw : Joy Sounds : SATB : Sheet Music

Kirby Shaw : Joy Sounds

A wordless, a cappella celebration of the human voice and the joy that comes from singing together. This joyful celebration of the human voice is wordless except for "Imba wimbo wakona" which is Swahili for "sing songs forever." A great showcase for jazz and pop groups! Exciting!

Songlist: Joy Sounds II, Joy Sounds

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Voicing: SATB | 8025b | Sheet Music | $3.50 | A Cappella


Meredith Monk : A Cappella : Mixed 5-8 Parts : Sheet Music

Meredith Monk : A Cappella

Meredith Monk is an acclaimed composer, singer, director/choreographer and creator of new opera, music theater works, films and installations. A pioneer in what is now called "extended vocal technique" and "interdisciplinary performance," Monk creates works that thrive at the intersection of music and movement, image and object, light and sound in an effort to discover and weave together new modes of perception. Here are a cappella arrangements for mixed voices of some of her works that will challenge and reward.

Songlist: Astronaut Anthem, Panda Chant II, Earth As Seen From Above

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Voicing: Mixed 5-8 Parts | 7268b | Sheet Music | $7.95 | A Cappella


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


Steve Sidwell : Honda Civic "Choir" : SATB : Sheet Music : 884088491796 : 14030123

Steve Sidwell : Honda Civic "Choir"

Arranged for performance as the soundtrack to a car commercial, Honda Civic "Choir" recreates the various sounds made by, in, and around a Honda Civic by using specific syllables, dynamics, and mouth shapes, alongside body percussion such as chest thumps, tapping teeth, and more. All sounds in the piece are made with the human body. Watch

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Voicing: SATB | 9799b | Sheet Music | $6.50 | A Cappella


Various Arrangers : Wordless A Cappella : SATB : Sheet Music

Various Arrangers : Wordless A Cappella

The famous jazz piano piece "Linus and Lucy' by Vince Guaraldi is often featured on the animated "Peanuts" television specials, making it extremely popular for many generations of fans. It is now available as an a cappella choral for use throughout the year, especially the holiday season. Challenging, yet accessible, this piece is a surefire novelty hit with your audiences for many years to come. "Chanson D'Amour (The Ra-Da-Da-Da-Da Song)" is the title song of one of the King's Singers best-sellling albums in a fanciful arrangement by Paul Hart. "Golliwogg's Cake Walk" - You've heard the a cappella version of this Debussy piano piece (famously recorded by the renowned Swingle Singers) on Glee. Here is a more accessible setting that will be lots of fun to rehearse and perform, and impressive in performance! "New York VoiceDance" - If you have enjoyed Greg Jasperse' VoiceDance series, you will love this new addition written for the all-camp choir at the New York Voices Vocal Jazz Camp. A dance of joy and celebration, this new VoiceDance gives the opportunity for improvisation and percussion with Greg suggests several ways to perform the piece, making it adaptable for different choirs and performance times. Stunning in its creativeness and choral excellence.

Songlist: Chanson D'Amour (The Ra-Da-Da-Da-Da Song), Linus and Lucy, Golliwogg's Cake Walk, New York VoiceDance

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Voicing: SATB | 7354b | Sheet Music | $7.95 | A Cappella


Various Arrangers : Wordless A Cappella for SSAA : SSAA : Sheet Music

Various Arrangers : Wordless A Cappella for SSAA

The top-selling VoiceDance, first in the SATB series, is now available for women's voices in an exciting SSAA voicing. Now treble choirs can experience the rhythmic fun and challenge of this unique vocal jazz classic! "Bumble Bee" - Shape this song to your own needs! Arranged and performed by the incredible Real Group! It is written for high school women's voices, but the optional TB line makes it a SSAATB setting for mixed choir. You may have optional guitar and electric bass play the TB part. Or let loose your vocal jazz ensemble! The flowing melody with text about nature's every day wonders requires some extra attention to rhythms, phrasing and dynamics - but it is all worth it!

Songlist: Bumble Bee, VoiceDance

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Voicing: SSAA | 7355b | Sheet Music | $4.95 | A Cappella


Various Arrangers : Wordless Vocal Jazz : SATB : Sheet Music

Various Arrangers : Wordless Vocal Jazz

"Soul Bossa Nova" is not for the faint of heart! The Quincy Jones instrumental used in the Austin Powers' movies has been adapted to an a cappella vocal setting that really cooks and will totally wow your audience! Bailando is the gerund of the Spanish word, "bailar" which means to dance, move rhythmically to music, as well as to skip or bounce in a dance-like manner. This arrangement by Greg Jaspere id bound to get everybody swingin' along. "O Sapo" - In this irresistible Brazilian song setting, vocal lines imitate percussion patterns to create a truly infectious groove. "Gota" - The music line and wordless vocal jazz treatment fuses with ethnic folk music in a truly original way. A true 'performance piece' and favorite in the repertoire of Swedish vocal giants The Real Group, Gota has quickly gained recognition world wide. For vocal jazz oriented high school and beyond.

Songlist: Gota, Soul Bossa Nova, Bailando, Ba Ba Doo Ba (A Jazz Improv), O Sapo

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Voicing: SATB | 7364b | Sheet Music | $9.95 | A Cappella


Various Arrangers : Vocalese Charts : Mixed 5-8 Parts : Sheet Music

Various Arrangers : Vocalese Charts

'The Barber of Seville Overture' has been a long-time favorite in King's Singers concerts. From the subdued opening theme in the "strings" to the rousing "full-orchestra" close, this instrumental work is creatively brought to life - King's Singers style. Challenging, but well worth the effort. 'Voice Dance,' and 'Voice Dance II' are wordless vocal dances celebrating the human voice and the joy of singing together is perfect for any occasion. Written for nationally-known jazz educator, arranger, and vocalist Jennifer Shelton for her marriage to well-known drummer Steve Barnes, this composition will teach your ensemble blend, alternative time signature as well as the freedom found in singing together. A musical challenge your students will love. It's hard to keep a straight face while singing this hilarious novelty arrangement of 'William Tell Overture' for "serious" choirs. Sung entirely on syllables which imitate the sounds of Rossini's original orchestral percussion, brasses, and woodwinds, this one will be best when performed tongue in cheek. And from the initial fanfare to the final cadence, seasoned choirs will sound great on the full chords and percussive "Lone Ranger" themes. 'Tango to Evora' was masterfully arranged by Vancouver Chamber Choir conductor Jon Washburn. The sensual but innocent tango melody in the choir gives an expressive background to a 'floating' soprano solo.

Songlist: Voice Dance , Voice Dance II, Tango To Evora, The Barber of Seville Overture, William Tell Overture

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Voicing: Mixed 5-8 Parts | 9070b | Sheet Music | $7.50 | A Cappella


Ward Swingle : Swingle Classics : SSAATTBB : Sheet Music

Ward Swingle : Swingle Classics

The Swingle Singers often use "Flight Of The Bumble-Bee"as an encore piece. It has to go as fast as possible using a great variety of scat syllables in order to avoid lock-jaw. It also includes a fairly literal vocal transcription of Debussy's famous piano piece, "Claire de Lune." The tessituras are quite wide ranging from low D-flats for the basses to high B-flats for the sopranos. It is probably best sung with the help of microphones. This transciption of a Chopin "Etude Op. 25 No.9" is probably easier to sing than it is to play! It should be performed at a brisk pace, with the main melody alternating between the Tenors and the First Sopranos. "Overture to Marriage of Figaro" - It was an interesting challenge to arrange this wonderful overture for eight voices. My group has often used it to open a concert. Of course it is very difficult but quite a few choirs have managed to master it. I think it works equally well on or off mikes, as long as a proper balance is maintained among the voices. Ward Swingle

Songlist: Flight of the Bumble-Bee, Clair de Lune, Etude 25 No. 9, Overture to Marriage of Figaro

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Voicing: SSAATTBB | 6286b | Sheet Music | $8.50 | A Cappella


Zoltan Kodaly : Mountain Nights - Songs Without Words for Women's Voices : SSA. : Sheet Music : 073999673692 : 48010009

Zoltan Kodaly : Mountain Nights - Songs Without Words for Women's Voices

A fascinating and fun set of wordless songs by the Hungarian master.

Songlist: Mountain Nights I, Mountain Nights II, Mountain Nights III, Mountain Nights IV, Mountain Nights V

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Voicing: SSA. | 9079b | Sheet Music | $7.50 | A Cappella


Individual Folios

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Ba Ba Doo Ba (A Jazz Improv) : SATB : Nick Page : Sheet Music : 48004914 : 073999671322

Nick Page : Ba Ba Doo Ba (A Jazz Improv)

There are three sections to the piece. The audience can join in singing the opening groove. When the conductior or leader form the chorus gives the signal, the chorus goes into a second section. Because of the improvisational nature of jazz, the leader can then either return to the first section or go on the third section. During the first section, soloists should come forward to scat or create vocal drum grooves (percussion patterns made with the voice). Invite audience members to come forward to do solos. If you want, change the key of the piece or sing it fast or sing it slow or sing it slow, then fast to create vocal drum grooves to go in the background or, while the vocal drum grooves are wailing away, have the singing suddenly stop, letting the drum patterns shine out by themselves. Jazz is living music. You keep it alive by keeping it spontaneous. The piece should always end with the third section. The fast run at the end of the third section isn't so much sung, as it sounded-li

Composer: Nick Page

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | A Cappella |
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| 48004914


Baby What a Big Surprise : SATB : Philip Lawson : Chicago : Sheet Music : 08203073 : 884088639600

Philip Lawson : Baby What a Big Surprise

The pop hit by Peter Cetera for the group Chicago soared to the top of the charts in 1977 and has retained its popularity even to the present day. This a cappella setting features a wordless tapestry of vocal harmony that showcases the smooth melody as it moves from part to part. Duration: ca. 3:20.

Arranger: Philip Lawson | Performed By: Chicago

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08203073


Bashana Haba'ah : SSA : Nick Page : Nurit Hirsh : Sheet Music : 00124175 : 884088964160

Nick Page : Bashana Haba'ah

In America, this popular contemporary Jewish song is often performed slowly and peacefully, but in Israel, it is performed in a quick tempo, as it is in this arrangement. Featuring both Hebrew and English, it unfolds into a spectacular whirling and wordless dance. With clarinet obbligato (part included). Duration: ca: 3:25.

Arranger: Nick Page | Composer: Nurit Hirsh | Country: Israel

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00124175


Bumble Bee : SSAATB : Anders Edenroth : Anders Edenroth : The Real Group : Sheet Music : 08501747 : 884088493608

Anders Edenroth : Bumble Bee

Shape this song to your own needs! It is written for high school women's voices, but the optional TB line makes it a SSAATB setting for mixed choir. You may have optional guitar and electric bass play the TB part. Or let loose your vocal jazz ensemble! The flowing melody with text about nature's every day wonders requires some extra attention to rhythms, phrasing and dynamics - but it is all worth it!

Arranger: Anders Edenroth | Composer: Anders Edenroth | Performed By: The Real Group

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Voicing: SSAATB | Sheet Music | $2.45 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08501747


Bumble Bee : SSAA : Anders Edenroth : Sheet Music : 08501821 : 884088647834

Anders Edenroth : Bumble Bee

A must for your young choir! This is a new accompanied version of last season's great success for mixed choirs. With its soothing rhythm, it paints the image of the never-resting bee, a true wonder of life, with a simple message that also fits choirs of all ages. For a bigger sound, consider combining the treble choir with your mixed choir, adding the new piano part as well! Available separately: SSAA(TB) a cappella, SSAA, Piano Part. Duration: ca. 3:30.

Arranger: Anders Edenroth

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $2.35 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08501821


Doo Ba Duo! : SATB : Ruth Morris Gray : Sheet Music : 00-35526 : 038081397221

Ruth Morris Gray : Doo Ba Duo!

This pair of novelty nonsense-syllable settings is fine fare for choirs with a fondness for funny! Easier to achieve than similar songs, these Classical era tunes guarantee a chuckle. Performs well as a set or as individual pieces.

Arranger: Ruth Morris Gray

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
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| 00-35526


Gabriel's Oboe : SATB : Craig Hella Johnson : Ennio Morricone : Sheet Music : 08753947 : 884088611804

Craig Hella Johnson : Gabriel's Oboe

Here is the famous theme from the motion picture The Mission by Ennio Morricone in a distinctive and stunning setting written for the choral group, Conspirare. With the choir providing a rich wordless tapestry of sound, the featured duo of cello and oboe will create an atmosphere of pure magic! Duration: ca. 2:20. Recorded by Conspirare, Craig Hella Johnson, conductor.

Arranger: Craig Hella Johnson | Composer: Ennio Morricone | TV/Movie: The Mission

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08753947


Gloria in Londinium : SSA : Kathleen Shanks : Sheet Music : 00114494 : 884088873936

Kathleen Shanks : Gloria in Londinium

Commissioned for the 2012 London Olympics, this work for treble chorus is primarily wordless, apart from the short Latin phrase Gloria in Londinium, invictus, invicta to symbolize the coming together of athletes and artists from around the world. The effect with innocent young voices is enchanting! Available separately: 3-Part Treble. Score and parts (hn, tpt, tbn, timp, cymbal, tom-tom, bass drum, taiko, vn, vc) available as a digital download. Duration: ca. 3:50.

Composer: Kathleen Shanks

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00114494


Gloria in Londinium : SSATB : Kathleen Shanks : Sheet Music : 00119650 : 884088910815

Kathleen Shanks : Gloria in Londinium

Commissioned for the 2012 London Olympics, this work is primarily wordless, apart from the short Latin phrase Gloria in Londinium, invictus, invicta to symbolize the coming together of athletes and artists from around the world. The effect with innocent young voices is enchanting!

Composer: Kathleen Shanks

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Voicing: SSATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00119650


Gota : SATTB : Peder Karlsson : Peder Karlsson : Real Group : Sheet Music : 08501721 : 884088392963

Peder Karlsson : Gota

Pronounced 'geu-ta' (hard 'g') - has its name from the Faeroe Islands in the Northern Atlantic. The music line and wordless vocal jazz treatment fuses with ethnic folk music in a truly original way. A true 'performance piece' and favorite in the repertoire of Swedish vocal giants The Real Group, Gota has quickly gained recognition world wide. For vocal jazz oriented high school and beyond.

Arranger: Peder Karlsson | Composer: Peder Karlsson | Performed By: Real Group

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Voicing: SATTB | Sheet Music | $2.45 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08501721


Jackson's Carol : SATB : Lee R. Kesselman : Sheet Music : 48005115 : 073999051155

Lee R. Kesselman : Jackson's Carol

Jackson's Carol should be sung with childlike simplicity and joy. It is the song of a wordless child.

Composer: Lee R. Kesselman

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48005115


Joy Sounds : SATB : Kirby Shaw : Sheet Music : 08745328 : 884088059873

Kirby Shaw : Joy Sounds

A wordless, a cappella celebration of the human voice and the joy that comes from singing together. Exciting!

Composer: Kirby Shaw

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.60 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08745328


Joy Sounds II : SATB : Kirby Shaw : Sheet Music : 08745925 : 884088130190

Kirby Shaw : Joy Sounds II

This joyful celebration of the human voice is wordless except for "Imba wimbo wakona" which is Swahili for "sing songs forever." A great showcase for jazz and pop groups!

Arranger: Kirby Shaw

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08745925


Jubilance : SAB : Kirby Shaw : Sheet Music : 08551940 : 884088130589

Kirby Shaw : Jubilance

Bohm bayo, wayo, bohm bye ah. Written for young singers, this joyful wordless original is an optimistic celebration of life! Easily learned, it will thrill your singers and listeners!Available separately: 3-Part Mixed and 2-Part. VoiceTrax CD also available. Performance Time: Approx. 2:10. Discovery Level 2.

Arranger: Kirby Shaw

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08551940 | Voicetrax CD Available


Jubilance : 2-Part : Kirby Shaw : Sheet Music : 08551941 : 884088130596

Kirby Shaw : Jubilance

Bohm bayo, wayo, bohm bye ah. Written for young singers, this joyful wordless original is an optimistic celebration of life! Easily learned, it will thrill your singers and listeners!Available separately: 3-Part Mixed and 2-Part. VoiceTrax CD also available. Performance Time: Approx. 2:10. Discovery Level 2.

Arranger: Kirby Shaw

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
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| 08551941 | Voicetrax CD Available


Linus and Lucy : SATB : Philip Kern : Vince Guaraldi : Sheet Music : 35027138 : 884088476366

Philip Kern : Linus and Lucy

This famous jazz piano piece by Vince Guaraldi is often featured on the animated "Peanuts" television specials, making it extremely popular for many generations of fans. It is now available as an a cappella choral for use throughout the year, especially the holiday season. Challenging, yet accessible, this piece is a surefire novelty hit with your audiences for many years to come.

Arranger: Philip Kern | Composer: Vince Guaraldi | TV/Movie: Peanuts

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.05 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35027138


My Singing Bird : SSA : Robert S. Cohen : Sheet Music : 35029218 : 884088947071

Robert S. Cohen : My Singing Bird

The melody of this traditional Irish folk ballad begins in unison and then cascades into a contrapuntal wordless vocalise that mirrors the imagery of the text. Beautiful a cappella harmonies are created from beginning to end, expressing a dialogue of love and joy - a wonderful opportunity for poetic exploration of meaning.

Arranger: Robert S. Cohen | Country: Ireland

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.90 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35029218


Nardis : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Miles Davis : Sheet Music : 08202558 : 884088474287

Paris Rutherford : Nardis

You'll please all the jazz aficionados in your crowd with this mesmerizing setting of the Miles Davis classic. The wordless syllables create a colorful palate of imaginative textures and vocal sounds. Available separately: SATB, ShowTrax CD. Rhythm parts available digitally (pno, gtr, b, dm). Duration: ca. 4:00.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Performed By: Miles Davis

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08202558


Requiescat : SSAA : William Schuman : Sheet Music : 50499574 : 884088987985 : 1480371254

William Schuman : Requiescat

The American composer William Schuman (1910-1992) wrote works in virtually every musical genre, each mirroring his strong personality in their sharply defined sense of structure, line, and dynamism. This short wordless composition for women's chorus and piano dates from 1942 and was written for the Sarah Lawrence Chorus.

Composer: William Schuman

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 50499574


Summertime : SATB Divisi : Mac Huff : Ira Gershwin : Porgy and Bess : Sheet Music : 00139648 : 888680038250

Mac Huff : Summertime

One of the most treasured songs of all time, Gershwin's highly evocative writing mixes elements of jazz with artsong to create a masterwork of the 20th century. This tasteful choral setting weaves the melody through different voices with wordless choral textures, forming a rich backdrop of sound. Starting rubato, a full dynamic range and a dramatic piano accompaniment add to the emotion. ScorePlay - click to view score with recording.

Arranger: Mac Huff | Composer: Ira Gershwin | Musical: Porgy and Bess

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Voicing: SATB Divisi | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00139648 | Showtrax CD Available


Summertime : SSAA : Mac Huff : Ira Gershwin : Porgy and Bess : Sheet Music : 00139649 : 888680038267

Mac Huff : Summertime

One of the most treasured songs of all time, Gershwin's highly evocative writing mixes elements of jazz with artsong to create a masterwork of the 20th century. This tasteful choral setting weaves the melody through different voices with wordless choral textures, forming a rich backdrop of sound. Starting rubato, a full dynamic range and a dramatic piano accompaniment add to the emotion.

Arranger: Mac Huff | Composer: Ira Gershwin | Musical: Porgy and Bess

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00139649 | Showtrax CD Available


Summertime : TTBB : Mac Huff : Ira Gershwin : Porgy and Bess : Sheet Music : 00139650 : 888680038274

Mac Huff : Summertime

One of the most treasured songs of all time, Gershwin's highly evocative writing mixes elements of jazz with artsong to create a masterwork of the 20th century. This tasteful choral setting weaves the melody through different voices with wordless choral textures, forming a rich backdrop of sound. Starting rubato, a full dynamic range and a dramatic piano accompaniment add to the emotion.

Arranger: Mac Huff | Composer: Ira Gershwin | Musical: Porgy and Bess

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00139650 | Showtrax CD Available


The Moon Mirrored in the Dual Spring : SSA : Leon Shiu-wai Tong : Ah Bing : Sheet Music : 08742937 : 073999429374

Leon Shiu-wai Tong : The Moon Mirrored in the Dual Spring

Premiered at the 2001 Pacific Rim Choral Festival, this famous Chinese melody was written by the 19th century blind musician Ah Bing. This arrangement by Leon Shiu-wai Tong features traditional Chinese instruments (which could be performed on mandolin and violin) and the beautiful wordless vocal harmonies of this treasured work.

Arranger: Leon Shiu-wai Tong | Composer: Ah Bing | Country: China

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.40 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08742937


Vocalise Op. 34, No. 14 : Unison : Doreen Rao : Sergei Rachmaninoff : Sheet Music : 48004800 : 073999683981

Doreen Rao : Vocalise Op. 34, No. 14

Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff's beloved Vocalise for voice and piano is one of 14 Songs, Opus 34 written between 1910-1912. The uniquely wordless and lyrical melody lends itself perfectly to treble unison singers. Duration: ca. 4:00. Performed by Anima-Young Singers of Greater Chicago. Emily Ellsworth, conductor.

Arranger: Doreen Rao | Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff

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Voicing: Unison | Sheet Music | $2.50 | With Piano |
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| 48004800


Voice Dance II : SATB : Greg Jasperse : Greg Jasperse : Sheet Music : 35024802 : 747510069102

Greg Jasperse : Voice Dance II

Arranger: Greg Jasperse | Composer: Greg Jasperse

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | A Cappella |
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| 35024802


Voicedance : SATB : Greg Jasperse : Sheet Music : 35024800 : 747510064251

Greg Jasperse : Voicedance

Voice Dance, a wordless vocal dance celebrating the human voice and the joy of singing together is perfect for any occasion. Written for nationally-known jazz educator, arranger, and vocalist Jennifer Shelton for her marriage to well-known drummer Steve Barnes, this composition will teach your ensemble blend, alternative time signature as well as the freedom found in singing together. A musical challenge your students will love.

Composer: Greg Jasperse

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.00 | A Cappella |
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| 35024800


VoiceDance : SSAA : Greg Jasperse : Sheet Music : 35024801 : 747510190639

Greg Jasperse : VoiceDance

The top-selling VoiceDance, first in the SATB series, is now available for women's voices in an exciting SSAA voicing. Now treble choirs can experience the rhythmic fun and challenge of this unique vocal jazz classic!

Arranger: Greg Jasperse

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
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| 35024801


Voicedance III : SATB : Greg Jasperse : Sheet Music : 35024803 : 747510072652

Greg Jasperse : Voicedance III

VoiceDance III. Greg has created a wordless vocal dance that has an African feel full of rhythmic, percussive and forward-moving vocal expression. Use of repetitive lines allows this work to be learned rather easily. Outstanding for festivals, concerts and even multicultural events!

Composer: Greg Jasperse

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.50 | A Cappella |
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| 35024803


Voicedance IV : SATB : Greg Jasperse : Sheet Music : 35024804 : 747510179214

Greg Jasperse : Voicedance IV

Soft consonants fill the jazz syllables while the energetic music of rhythm and vocal textures paint an incomparable picture of vocal sound. The piece is made up of repetitive phrases and sections, so learning is easier than imagined when first hearing this extraordinary choral.

Composer: Greg Jasperse

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.05 | A Cappella |
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| 35024804


Voicedance V : SATB : Greg Jasperse : Sheet Music : 35024806 : 747510185833

Greg Jasperse : Voicedance V

The series continues with the fifth installment in this vocal jazz triumph. The inimitable, Greg Jasperse creates a fresh, 6/8, a cappella magic of harmonies and melodic turns as only he can do. Vibrant, vocal textures fill this choral work. A must for all vocal jazz groups to really shine!

Composer: Greg Jasperse

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.50 | A Cappella |
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| 35024806


Without Words : SATB : Huang Ruo : Sheet Music : 50486491 : 884088151560 : 1423427203

Huang Ruo : Without Words

Chinese-born Huang Ruo is a bright new presence on the contemporary music scene. In this work for chorus and semi-chorus, finger bells and gently shifting harmonic textures create an atmosphere of contemplation and reflection. Performance time: Approx. 6:25.

Composer: Huang Ruo

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 50486491

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