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Betty Bertaux Series

Betty Bertaux's works have expanded the body of quality repertoire for young singers. Her original compositions are tonally based and characterised by 20th century freshness. Her folk song arrangements are carefully conceived to capture the essence and spirit of the song material. Betty Bertaux's music combines the best elements of musicality and pedagogical concerns.

Compositions and arrangements are characterized by tonal and rhythmic variety. Often, specific aural and vocal needs are addressed. Compositions encourage singers to explore the expressive elements inherent in all music.

Text choices are made with the young singer in mind. Ranging from children's poetry to traditional folk texts in a variety of languages, they capture the imagination of the young vocal artist.

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A Boat Beneath a Sunny Sky : Unison : 48021046 : Sheet Music : 48021046 : 884088574550

: A Boat Beneath a Sunny Sky

Based on a poem by Lewis Carroll, this charming work for unison treble voices is suitable for even the younger singers. The music captures the essence of the Carroll text, with its sense of innocence and fleeting pleasures of childhood. Excellent selection for school or children's choirs. Duration: 2:20.

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Voicing: Unison | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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A Cloud : Treble : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48004051 : 073999320718

Betty Bertaux : A Cloud

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: Treble | Sheet Music | $1.70 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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America, The Beautiful : SSA : Betty Bertaux : Samuel A. Ward : Sheet Music : 48005139 : 073999477092

Betty Bertaux : America, The Beautiful

This moving arrangement was performed by the Children's Chorus of Maryland at the National Tribute Memorial Service for Fallen Firefighters in October 2002, honoring over 400 men and women who perished in 2001 while performing acts of bravery and heroism.

Arranger: Betty Bertaux | Composer: Samuel A. Ward

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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America, The Beautiful : Unison : Betty Bertaux : Samuel A. Ward : Sheet Music : 48005140 : 073999602852

Betty Bertaux : America, The Beautiful

This moving arrangement was performed by the Children's Chorus of Maryland at the National Tribute Memorial Service for Fallen Firefighters in October 2002, honoring over 400 men and women who perished in 2001 while performing acts of bravery and heroism.

Arranger: Betty Bertaux | Composer: Samuel A. Ward

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Voicing: Unison | Sheet Music | $2.10 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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An Apple With Its Seeds : SSA : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48004010 : 073999931419

Betty Bertaux : An Apple With Its Seeds

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.80 | A Cappella |
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Before Rain : SSA : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48004012 : 073999745573

Betty Bertaux : Before Rain

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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Chatter with the Angels : 2-Part : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48019425 : 884088137502

Betty Bertaux : Chatter with the Angels

A well-known children's folk song from the African American tradition, Chatter with the Angels has been sung and enjoyed by American children of all cultural backgrounds for at least a hundred years. Easily-learned and fun to sing.

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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Christmas Carol : 2-Part : 48021280 : Sheet Music : 48021280 : 884088657383

: Christmas Carol

Setting the beautiful poetry of Sara Teasdale, composer Jonathan Jensen has set a simple yet elegant carol for 2-part choir. Expanding from a simple unison beginning to a beautiful 2-part counter point, this will be a favorite for your beginning choir at Christmas. Duration: ca. 2.30.

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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Cock-a-doodle-doo! : 2-Part : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48004252 : 073999457285

Betty Bertaux : Cock-a-doodle-doo!

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
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Cornish Wassail : Unison : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48019872 : 884088273712

Betty Bertaux : Cornish Wassail

There are countless wassail songs from the many regions of Great Britain, but Cornish Wassail derives from Cornwall, in the south of England. This cheerful, unison arrangement has two possible endings: the first is rather abrupt and often gets a laugh; the other is a bit longer, and involves audience participation. The choice is yours, and is sure to please. Duration: ca. 3:00.

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: Unison | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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Dance : SA : 48022906 : Sheet Music : 48022906 : 884088917777

: Dance

Composer Betty Bertaux selected the poetry of 11 year old musician and dancer Elizabeth Porter Eachus for the Fairfax Children's Chorus 2012 project. With a piano part that is rhythmic and syncopated, the vocal lines sing descriptive passages that create a joyful mood. Duration: ca. 7 minutes with repeats.

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Voicing: SA | Sheet Music | $2.10 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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Esa Noche Yo Baila : 2-Part : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48021027 : 884088561338

Betty Bertaux : Esa Noche Yo Baila

First sung by 17th century African slaves in Bolivia, this song of celebration uses a unique Afro-Hispanic dialect. It was most likely performed and danced at the manger scene on Christmas Eve, accompanied by instruments to create a joyful noise. Duration: ca. 3:00.

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.50 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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Gone For Good : SSA : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48004009 : 073999564235

Betty Bertaux : Gone For Good

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.80 | A Cappella |
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He Is Born : Unison : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48004812 : 073999739794

Betty Bertaux : He Is Born

While He is Born (Il est né) is suitably performed by a unison group of singers of any age, this arrangement was first performed in 1997 by the first grade class of Corpus Christi School in Piedmont, California. There are several musical concepts and skills that can be exercised during the rehearsal of the piece. Such elements as form, tonality, melody, meter, rhythm, harmony, dynamics, theory and expressiveness can all be explored through listening, thinking, movement and solfa.

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: Unison | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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Hine Ma Tov : Unison : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48019860 : 884088273422

Betty Bertaux : Hine Ma Tov

How good and pleasant it is that people live together in peace. This compelling Israeli melody with its Dorian nature, small range, stepwise motion, and repetitive text is perfectly suited for singers of all ages. The addition of a sparse piano accompaniment and varied percussion timbres complement the effect of an exotic tonal flavor. Duration: ca. 3:15.

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: Unison | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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I'll Give My Love An Apple : SSA : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48004163 : 073999747478

Betty Bertaux : I'll Give My Love An Apple

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.10 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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Jubilate Deo : SSSAAA : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48019861 : 884088273439

Betty Bertaux : Jubilate Deo

Originally conceived at the request of Children's Chorus of Maryland, this arrangement of an old Praetorius melody was intended to be accessible to singers ranging in age from 6 to 17 years. The tune is reinvented through the use of a variety of instruments and the result is that new life is breathed into an old favorite. Available separately: SSSAAA, Instrumental Parts. Duration: ca. 3:05.

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: SSSAAA | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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Mass in Times of Struggle : SSAA : 48002945 : Sheet Music : 48002945 : 073999137613

: Mass in Times of Struggle

A moving sacred piece containing: Kyrie - Gloria - Sanctus - O Salutaris - and Agnus Dei.

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $4.50 | With Piano |
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Nachtlied : SSA : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48004165 : 073999346831

Betty Bertaux : Nachtlied

Theme from Andante con moto from Sonata Op. 57 "Appassionata"

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella |
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Ocho Kandelikas : Unison : Alicia Shumate : Sheet Music : 48020748 : 884088435707

Alicia Shumate : Ocho Kandelikas

This Sephardic song features lively dance rhythms and playful melodies and lyrics describing the eight candles of Hanukkah, the special parties, games and foods. For unison voices, piano and percussion. Duration: ca. 4:15.

Arranger: Alicia Shumate

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Voicing: Unison | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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Personet Hodie : 2-Part : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48019259 : 884088093594

Betty Bertaux : Personet Hodie

This new version of a well-known song makes a clear break from tradition to set the melody free and let it return to its roots. The accompanying flute and handbells lend a suitably medieval timbre to this colorful and celebratory piece.

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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S'Vivon : SSAA : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48004013 : 073999832327

Betty Bertaux : S'Vivon

The song S'Vivon depicts the Hanukkah dreydl, a small top with four sides. Each side of the dreydl contains one of the four Hebrew initials of the phrase, "(A) Great Miracle Happened There."

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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S'vivon (The Dreydl Song) : SATB : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48004590 : 073999074246

Betty Bertaux : S'vivon (The Dreydl Song)

The song S'Vivon depicts the Hanukkah dreydl, a small top with four sides. Each side of the dreydl contains one of the four Hebrew initials of the phrase, (A) Great Miracle Happened There.

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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Shady Grove : SSA : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48004055 : 073999153255

Betty Bertaux : Shady Grove

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella |
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Sing Me a Song : SSAB : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48021026 : 884088561321

Betty Bertaux : Sing Me a Song

Sing Me a Song is one of the more popular Italian canzonetta of the late 16th Century. Similar to the madrigal with a secular text, the canzonetta is less serious with bright melodies and up-beat, dance-like rhythms. This arrangement offers English text and SSAB voicing for choirs with limited male voices. Duration: ca. 2:10.

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: SSAB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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Song in the Imperative Mood : 2-Part : 48018890 : Sheet Music : 48018890 : 073999976991

: Song in the Imperative Mood

The imperative mood of this playful selection refers to the text's lighthearted commanding of various springtime occurrences to take place in the country. With piano. Parts for clarinet and bassoon add a bright accompaniment. Recorded by Children's Chorus of Maryland, Betty Bertaux, Director.

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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The May Day Carol : 3 Part Mixed : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48004151 : 073999592368

Betty Bertaux : The May Day Carol

with Piano

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: 3 Part Mixed | Sheet Music | $2.10 | With Piano |
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To Music : SSA : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48004166 : 073999399745

Betty Bertaux : To Music

16th Century German Chorale

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
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To Music : Unison : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48004340 : 073999222777

Betty Bertaux : To Music

Based on a 16th century German chorale, this work is an excellent tool for teaching expressive singing and musical phrasing. May be programmed for any concert with the theme of music, Let earth resound with music, and life the richer be. Available separately: SSA, String parts. Duration: 3:15.

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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Voicing: Unison | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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Tongue Twisters : SSA : 48022624 : Sheet Music : 48022624 : 884088865504

: Tongue Twisters

Tongue twisters are fun for all ages. This setting of three includes: Mules an enticing tango; Betty Botter's Butter with stylistic hints of Gilbert and Sullivan, includes a canon with a mid-stream change of tonality, and finally, a quasi-recitative; Tree Toad, a good old down-home country tune. Duration: ca. 5:00.

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.50 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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Wondrous Love : SSA : Betty Bertaux : Sheet Music : 48018909 : 073999909814

Betty Bertaux : Wondrous Love

An arrangement of a song from The Sacred Harp songbook, the basis of the longstanding community "shape-note" singing tradition in the rural South. This selection is winningly lyrical and heartfelt. Recorded by Children's Chorus of Maryland, Betty Bertaux, Director.

Arranger: Betty Bertaux

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