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Various Arrangers: Men's Folk Songs

Song NameComposerArrangerVoicing
Home On The RangeDaniel E. KelleyGreg GilpinTTBBPreview
Let's DrinkDe Giardini, William TortolanoTTB
Minstrel BoyTraditional Irish FolksongJameson MarvinTTBB
Skye Boat SongScottish Folk SongJameson MarvinTTBBPreview
Tenting on the Old CampgroundWalter Kittredge, Leonard Van CampTBB
What Wondrous Love Is This?Folk HymnHarold J. MoyerTTBB

Written for the Harvard Glee Club, this arrangement of 'Skye Boat Song' is men's choral singing at its best! Jameson Marvin sets this beautiful Scottish folksong combining both the jauntiness of a sailor's air and the sensitivity of a lullaby. From the Mark Foster catalog, 'What Wondrous Love Is This' is another well-loved folk hymn arrangement from J. Harold Moyer. Written for the Kansas Mennonite Men's Chorus, Moyer has taken a beautiful folk hymn and crafted it into an exquisite choral anthem. Using the modal folk melody, he has embellished the harmony with broad, open chords and scalar movement, giving the piece a chant-like quality. The a cappella arrangement of 'Home on the Range' bursts with colorful harmonies and textures which expertly interpret the text. Described by some as a "perfect melody," this American standard gives your ensemble a chance to show off their impeccable tuning and blending abilities for concert, contest, or festival. Features unison phrases, brief solo sections, and lush, unexpected harmonies. A traditional Irish folksong, 'The Minstrel Boy,' is a fun and exciting four part men's arrangement. The baritone solo in the middle of the piece is definitely noteworthy! 'Tenting On the Old Campground' is known as the most popular 'melancholy song' of the Cival War. It was written in 1862 by a concert ballad singer from New Hampshire wh was deferred from army service because of 'feebleness of constitution.' But he did sing it for Union troops in the field. The song appealed to soldiers on both sides of the conflict. This would be a great addition to your concert! 'Let's Drink!' is a fun three part men's piece that can be sung during your concert or even at the after-party!

Item code: 9436B | Sheet Music | $8.95 |add item to cart
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