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Scandinavian Choral Music Arrangements

Did you know that the Scandinavian countries have a higher average participation rate for choral groups than any other nations on the planet? In Sweden alone, 10 per cent of the population sings in a choir. In Norway, more than 125,000 people sing in choirs (in a nation with fewer than 4 million citizens). So in a region where vocal ensembles have such a high stature, it is absolutely no surprise that such a high value is placed on doing it well. Whether it's a children's choir from Finland, or an adult choir in Denmark performing symphonic works, you'll love what you hear from them.

Arrangements from Scandinavia - Finland | Norway | Sweden


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Edvard Grieg : Excepts from Album for Male Voices : TTBB : 01 Songbook : EP2492A

Edvard Grieg : Excepts from Album for Male Voices

Greig considered his Album For Male Voices the most important of his choral compositions - and well he might: for not only does it contain some of his flights of purest beauty, not only does it embody the very essence of his harmonic originality, but, furthermore, it proved epoch-making, and of much influence upon other composers, in that it showed the applicability of post-Wagerian choral writing. Based on Norwegian folk songs with English text.

Songlist: I Lain Me Down To Slumber, Children's Song, Little Thora, Kvaalin's Halling, There Is No Folly Half as Great, When I Take A Stroll, The Great White Host, Rotnams-Knut

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Voicing: TTBB | 5688b | Songbook | $5.95 | A Cappella


Einojuhani Rautavaara : Suite de Lorca : SSAA : 01 Songbook : 073999985825 : 48000662

Einojuhani Rautavaara : Suite de Lorca

The Lorca suite is probably Rautavaara's most popular choral work. The combination of Lorca's poetry and the soaring melodic lines of the music make it a true pearl of contemporary choral literature. Rautavaara has injected each of the four movements of the suite with its own unmistakable character. Text: Federico Garcia Lorca (Spanish/Finnish), duration: 7 minutes.

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Voicing: SSAA | 7443b | Songbook | $5.95 | A Cappella


Einojuhani Rautavaara : The First Runo : Treble SSAA : 01 Songbook : 073999941852 : 48000687

Einojuhani Rautavaara : The First Runo

The First Runo is unusual in that it is a setting of part of the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic, in an English translation rather than the original Finnish. Rautavaara has chosen the very first poem of the Kalevala, which describes the creation of the world according to Finnish mythology. Rautavaara uses a shimmering vocal texture to paint an image of the primeval lake. Duration: 8 minutes.

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Voicing: Treble SSAA | 7444b | Songbook | $7.25 | A Cappella


Einojuhani Rautavaara : Our Joyful'st Feast  : SAATTBB : 01 Songbook : 888680033132 : 0851627994 : 48022653

Einojuhani Rautavaara : Our Joyful'st Feast

This Christmas carol, commissioned by the Finnish broadcasting company Yle and first performed in Helsinki by Helsinki Chamber Choir, conducted by Nils Schweckendiek, is based on three texts, two by William Shakespeare and one by George Wither. The largely homophonic textures combine with Rautavaara's characteristically rich and often chromatic harmonies to form a very effective and satisfying work, a bit different from the usual Christmas offering.

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Voicing: SAATTBB | 7811b | Songbook | $4.50 | 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


Esa-Pekka Salonen : Two Songs from Kalender Rod : SSAATTBB : 01 Songbook : 884088931889 : 0711998922 : 14028678

Esa-Pekka Salonen : Two Songs from Kalender Rod

Composed for unaccompanied Double Mixed Chorus, these two songs were commissioned by the Swedish Broadcasting Corporation for the 75th Anniversary Concert of the Swedish Radio Choir. Based on two poems by Ann Jaderlund with text in Swedish and an English translation.

Songlist: Djupt I Rummet , Kyss Min Mun

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Voicing: SSAATTBB | 8768b | Songbook | $39.95 | A Cappella


Ola Gjeilo : A Cappella Works for Chorus : Mixed 5-8 Parts : Sheet Music

Ola Gjeilo : A Cappella Works for Chorus

"Unicornis CaptiIvatur" is an exciting, adventurous piece sets an unusual Latin text to music that ranges in style from renaissance dance to shimmering chorales to chant, and in texture from unison to an expansive eight parts. Requiring highly developed musicianship, this work is sure to become a memorable concert highlight. "Sanctus" is atmospheric and intense, featuring contrasts of ethereal melody lines supported by stately, rich harmonies. Unified by a repeated, modulated motif in the "Hosanna" section, this sensual yet spiritual Sanctus from inimitably original Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo promises to be a highlight of an advanced choir's concert or service. While not easy, repetition of rhythmic and harmonic patterns coupled with the familiar Latin make this much more accessible than it appears. Completely rewarding. Inimitably original, Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo's setting of the Latin text to Psalm 126 "Nisi Dominus" exudes a musical intensity similar to Orff's Carmina Burana. Musically and vocally challenging, it offers great rewards to the most accomplished choirs. A stunning work! "Ubi Caritas" - With a sound at once modern and medieval, this remarkable setting of the familiar Latin text starts in unison and evokes plain chant, and gradually unfolds into wider harmonies and more modern harmonic language. Not unduly challenging in terms of vocal range, it's readily accessible to good high school mixed choirs for concerts or festivals at any time.

Songlist: Unicornis CaptiIvatur, Sanctus, Ubi Caritas

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Voicing: Mixed 5-8 Parts | 7001b | Sheet Music | $7.95 | A Cappella


Ola Gjeilo : Christmas Carols Vol 1 : SSAATTBB : 01 Songbook : 884088657185 : WW1487

Ola Gjeilo : Christmas Carols Vol 1

Ola Gjeilo is a rising star in modern choral music and has already established a stellar reputation for original and creative work. This collection of his a cappella Christmas arrangements, in two volumes, offers well-known carols in fresh and sophisticated a cappella settings. Volume 1 includes three outstanding arrangements written for choirs with mature ranges and divisi capacity

Songlist: O Come O Come, Emmanuel, In The Bleak Widwinter, God Rest You Merry Gentlemen

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Voicing: SSAATTBB | 7552b | Songbook | $6.95 | A Cappella


Ola Gjeilo : A Cappella Compositions : SATB : Sheet Music

Ola Gjeilo : A Cappella Compositions

The music of Manhattan-based Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo (b. 1978) has been performed and recorded in more than 30 countries worldwide in venues such as New York's Carnegie Hall, Los Angeles' Disney Hall, Philadelphia's Kimmel Centeri, Washington DC's Kennedy Center and National Gallery, as well as the Copenhagen and Oslo Opera Houses. His music has been featured on PBS and radio stations across the US. "The Spheres" - This movement is the beginning of a Mass called Sunrise, and, according to its composer, it is to "be performed with the sense of floating in space." A fine challenge for accomplished high school choirs and beyond! The setting uses the Latin Kyrie Eleison text. "Phoenix" - Written for larger, mature choirs, Gjeilo uses the Latin "Agnus Dei" text as support for this symphonic-sounding choral work. With its beautiful color, intonation and phrasing, it is a great choice for advanced high school, college and beyond. "Northern Lights" - Set to the Latin "Pulchra es amica mea" text from Song of Solomon, this easy-to-prepare composition is a great selection for high school, church and community choirs. With music inspired by the aurora borealis atmospheric lights, this song will render a most impressive performance

Songlist: Tota Pulchura Es, Northern Lights, The Spheres, Phoenix

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Voicing: SATB | 8717b | Sheet Music | $8.95 | A Cappella


Otto Olsson : Six Latin Hymns : SATB : 01 Songbook : 073999154047 : WH120

Otto Olsson : Six Latin Hymns

Noted Swedish composer Otto Olsson had an interest in early music and used the plainchant techniques of Gregorian chant in his Gregorianska melodier. He explored polytonality in his work, an advancement not found in other Swedish works of the time. In addition to many fine choral works, his best-known work is his setting of the Te Deum, a large piece for chorus. Here are six hymns for mixed chorus.

Songlist: Psalm 120, The Canticle of Simeon, Psalm 110, Jesus, How Fair The Thought of You, Hail, Star of the Sea, O Glorious King of Martyr Hosts

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Voicing: SATB | 9384b | Songbook | $4.95 | A Cappella


Real Group : Arrangements of The Real Group Vol 2 : Mixed 5-8 Parts : Sheet Music

Real Group : Arrangements of The Real Group Vol 2

The CD 'Nothing But The Real Group' was met with nothing but praise and excitement by fans worldwide. This package includes 3 titles from that album - 'Chili Con Carne,' Anders Edenroth's most popular original arrangement; this title has become a staple in the high school and collegiate Jazz Choir repertoire. 'As Rain,' another Anders Edenroth original; this beautiful ballad will challenge the singers and warm the hearts of any who hear it. Their arrangement of 'God Only Knows,' is a very worthy treatment of the Beach Boys' classic. Also included is 'A Cappella In Acapulco' another exciting Anders Edenroth original with an exciting Latin groove, featured on their album titled 'Unreal.' Anders Edenroth's playful, humorous composition, 'I Sing, You Sing,' features a wickedly catchy tune and clever lyrics, with a repeating refrain and verse structure that make this a pleasure to learn. Perfect for a good high school jazz choir and beyond! Featured on their CD 'One For All.'

Songlist: Chili Con Carne, As Rain, A Cappella In Acapulco, God Only Knows, I Sing, You Sing

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Voicing: Mixed 5-8 Parts | Performed by Real Group | 4389b | Sheet Music | $10.98 | A Cappella


Real Group : Arrangements of The Real Group Vol 5 : Sheet Music

Real Group : Arrangements of The Real Group Vol 5new

A timeless Burt Bacharach song "I'll Never Fall In Love Again" is brought to new life by Anders Edenroth. A straightforward and accessible arrangement that celebrates the classic sound of the late '60s. This challenging vocal jazz arrangement of "It Don't Mean a Thing" captures the energy and pizazz of Duke Ellington's original. For skilled singers - not a dull moment! "Since You've Been Gone" - A cheeky arrangement of an original song by Anders Edenroth and Emma Nilsdotter from The Real Group. A great chance to tell those past loves that "I'm better off without you!"

Songlist: I'll Never Fall In Love Again, It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing), Since You've Been Gone

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Performed by Real Group | 4511b | Sheet Music | $7.95 | A Cappella


Real Group : Arrangements of The Real Group Vol 4 : SATB divisi : Sheet Music

Real Group : Arrangements of The Real Group Vol 4

"There Will Never Be Another You " is a sensitive treatment of the jazz standard that opens as a ballad before moving to a buoyant swing feel. Great tune, great arrangement. SATB a cappella with soprano solo. "Come Sunday" - Careful voice leading makes the contemporary harmonic changes and chord voicings in this chart quite accessible in this SSATBB a cappella arrangement. It features a strong 5 and 6 part into featuring the first chorus with a pyramid background behind a soprano melody moving into spread harmonies. The second chorus is open for a improvised solo with a tag over a 3-part harmonized background with walking bass. The chart ends with a 6-way harmonized "quasi-shout" chorus moving back into the origianl melody. Stevie Wonder's "Sir Duke" never had it so good in this marvelous Edenroth arrangement.

Songlist: There Will Never Be Another You , Come Sunday, Sir Duke, Very Early

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Performed by Real Group | 7808b | Sheet Music | $12.95 | A Cappella


Richard Sparks (editor) : The Swedish Choral Miracle - Swedish A Cappella Music Since 1945 : SATB : 01 Songbook : 073999370294 : WB535

Richard Sparks (editor) : The Swedish Choral Miracle - Swedish A Cappella Music Since 1945

This is the first complete survey of Sweden's rich choral music during half a century. Equally suited to music libraries and music institutions and as individual studies for choirs with an interest in Scandinavian music, it includes a guide to research, a select discography, a select bibliography, and a list of selected a cappella works relating to the composers interviewed. Dr. Sparks is a Professor of Music at Pacific Lutheran University and is Artistic Director of Choral Arts Northwest, a 24-voice chamber choir founded in 1993.

Songlist: From the War Years to 1960, Why The Swedish "Choral Miracle"?, Developing the Choral Instrument, Connection Between Composer and Conductor, Institutional Support, The Decade of the 1960's, A New Style and Fresh Voices, The Swedish Radio Choirs continuing role, The Bel Canto Choir, The Composition Seminar, The Decade of the 70's, Large Scale A Cappella Settings, The Role of the Church, The Decade of the 1980's, A New Generation, A New Era at the Radio, Decentalization Continues, The Decade of the 1990's, Individual Composers, A Cappella Works list

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Voicing: SATB | 7879b | Songbook | $29.95 | A Cappella


Robert Sund : Three Motets : SATB : 01 Songbook : Robert Sund : 884088944407 : 49019423

Robert Sund : Three Motets

Robert Sund is a distinguished Swedish composer and conductor. These unaccompanied works for mixed chorus divisi, based on sacred texts in Latin, include: Ave maris stella, Ave verum corpus, Ave Maria.

Songlist: Ave maris stella, Ave verum corpus, Ave Maria

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Voicing: SATB | 2967b | Songbook | $8.95 | A Cappella


Individual Folios

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A Thousand Candles : SAB : Mary Donnelly : Songbook : 00123482 : 884088958718

Mary Donnelly : A Thousand Candles

Peace on earth and peace within are the themes of this popular Swedish Christmas song, arranged here with English lyrics and flute obbligato. Easily-learned in a minimum of rehearsal, this selection will showcase young choirs at their best.

Arranger: Mary Donnelly | Country: Sweden

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00123482


Aftonen : TTBB : Hugo Alfven : Sheet Music : WW1325 : 073999710298

Hugo Alfven : Aftonen

A great classic of 20th century Scandinavian choral literature, evoking pastoral voices echoing in the mountains, now available for male voices. In Swedish with Engish lyrics by Norman Luboff.

Arranger: Hugo Alfven | Country: Sweden

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| WW1325


Aftonen (Evening) : SATB : 0 : Sheet Music : 08500856 : 073999256048

Aftonen (Evening)

A true gem in the Swedish folklore music - this work evokes the echoing sound from hilltop to hilltop, bringing the cattle home for the evening. The music-painting quality has made it an instant favorite since its first U.S. performance. Swedish and English texts. Available: SATB a cappella.

Country: Sweden

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | A Cappella


Den Dagen : SATB divisi : Fredrik Sixten : Helene Stureborg Chamber Choir : Sheet Music : WW1654 : 78514700706

Fredrik Sixten : Den Dagennew

A beautiful and dynamic setting of the Zechariah 14: 6-9 text that describes the day that there will be no light, cold, or frost, no day or night - a day only the Lord knows. While it will be a challenge for most singers, the Swedish text adds great dimension to the work. Don't miss this work by one of Sweden's greatest contemporary choral composers. Andrew Crane Choral Series.

Arranger: Fredrik Sixten Performed By: Helene Stureborg Chamber Choir | Country: Sweden

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $2.60 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| WW1654


Dona Nobis Pacem : SATB : Frode Fjellheim : Frode Fjellheim : Sheet Music : 48024233 : 888680715977 : 1540012301

Frode Fjellheim : Dona Nobis Pacem

Originally conceived as a vocal solo for a classically trained soprano. Now, the vocal palette has been expanded for both SSAA and SATB choirs. Along with the expanded number of voices, the style has also expanded to include a folk-like style for the lower voices, an angel-like quality for the upper voices and an accordian, wind instrument and percussion accompaniment to embellish the piano part. This can also be accompanied using the chord symbols for a more free and improvisatory affect.

Composer: Frode Fjellheim | Country: Norway

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48024233


Dona Nobis Pacem : SSAA : Frode Fjellheim : Frode Fjellheim : Sheet Music : 48024237 : 888680716035 : 1540012352

Frode Fjellheim : Dona Nobis Pacem

Originally conceived as a vocal solo for a classically trained soprano. Now, the vocal palette has been expanded for both SSAA and SATB (48024233) choirs. Along with the expanded number of voices, the style has also expanded to include a folk-like style for the lower voices, an angel-like quality for the upper voices and an accordian, wind instrument and percussion accompaniment to embellish the piano part. This can also be accompanied using the chord symbols for a more free and improvisatory affect.

Composer: Frode Fjellheim | Country: Norway

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48024237


Eatnemen Vuelie : SSAA : Frode Fjellheim : Frode Fjellheim : Sheet Music : 48005002 : 073999937282

Frode Fjellheim : Eatnemen Vuelie

with Synthesizer, Percussion and optional Male Yoik. (3:15)

Composer: Frode Fjellheim | Country: Norway

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48005002


Eatnemen Vuelie : SA : Emily Crocker : Frode Fjellheim : Frozen : Sheet Music : 48023456 : 888680049492

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 | Composers: Frode Fjellheim and Robert Lopez | Country: Norway | Musical: Frozen

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Voicing: SA | Sheet Music | $2.10 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48023456


Et barn er fodt i Bethlehem : SATB divisi : Orjan Matre : Norwegian Soloists Choir : Sheet Music : WW1620 : 78514700666

Orjan Matre : Et barn er fodt i Bethlehemnew

The beautiful fourteenth-century hymn Puer natus in Bethlehem has been set in Norwegian by composer Orjan Matre. Matre has used a Norwegian folk tune that makes this a very unique offering for Christmas. Improvised lute, violin, and string bass can be used to add to its charm.

Arranger: Orjan Matre Performed By: Norwegian Soloists Choir | Country: Norway

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $2.75 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| WW1620


God Morgan Ola Reppom : SSAA : Margaret King : Norwegian Folk : Sheet Music : 48019687

Margaret King : God Morgan Ola Reppom

Norway is a country rich in folk tradition, and in this 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.

Arranger: Margaret King | Composer: Norwegian Folk | Country: Norway

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48019687


Gropen : SATB divisi : Gjermund Larsen : Norwegian Soloists Choir : Sheet Music : WW1619 : 78514700656

Gjermund Larsen : Gropennew

An incredible interpretation of a joyous Norwegian folk song by well-known Norwegian composer, songwriter, and violinist Gjermund Larsen. Gropen is a rhythmic and breathtaking work that is truly unique.

Arranger: Gjermund Larsen Performed By: Norwegian Soloists Choir | Country: Norway

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $2.60 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| WW1619


I Am So Glad Each Christmas Eve : 2-Part : Jeanne Julseth-Heinrich : Sheet Music : 35010029 : 747510050636

Jeanne Julseth-Heinrich : I Am So Glad Each Christmas Eve

This arrangement of the familiar Norwegian carol, I Am So Glad Each Christmas Eve, offers both an English and optional Norwegian text for two-part treble voices and piano. The music box accompaniment adds to the merriment of the melody and text. Recounting happy childhood memories of decorating the tree, delicious smells from the kitchen, and the fresh retelling of the Christmas story warms the heart and the soul. A sparkling addition to your Christmas concert, children and parents will love drifting away into their fondest holidays past.

Arranger: Jeanne Julseth-Heinrich | Country: Norway

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.50 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35010029


Joulupuu On Rakennettu : Unison : Charles Collins : Sheet Music : 48004726 : 073999975857

Charles Collins : Joulupuu On Rakennettu

Joulupuu On Rakennettu is a lovely Finnish Christmas carol. Each of the three verses is given individual treatment. (4:30)

Arranger: Charles Collins | Country: Finland

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Voicing: Unison | Sheet Music | $2.10 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48004726


Joulupuu on Rakennetu : SATB : Charles Collins : Sheet Music : 48004725 : 073999318951

Charles Collins : Joulupuu on Rakennetu

Joulupuu On Rakennettu is a lovely Finnish Christmas carol. Each of the three verses is given individual treatment. (4:30)

Arranger: Charles Collins | Country: Finland

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48004725


Kyrie : SSAA : Frode Fjellheim : Frode Fjellheim : Sheet Music : 48024232 : 888680715922 : 1540012298

Frode Fjellheim : Kyrie

Drawing from the Sami culture, a Nordic society dating from the 2nd century, here is a truly multicultural anthem. With a strong influence from the Sami Yoik tradition along with Norse elements and contemporary Western musical norms, this beautiful setting of the Latin text Kyrie is an amazing new setting of this traditional text. There is a lovely section for a soloist or small group with a clear line but with space for improvisation as well.

Composer: Frode Fjellheim | Country: Norway

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $2.50 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48024232


Lullaby : SATB divisi : Imant Raminsh : Sheet Music : 48004624 : 073999997521

Imant Raminsh : Lullaby

This setting of Solveig's Song from Act V of Ibsen's Peer Gynt is a gentle lullaby in ABA form. It features a variety of choral textures, some alternation of meters and interplay between the mezzo-soprano soloist and the rest of the choir. The middle section is characterized by increased divisi writing, contrapuntal imitation and some degree of modulation resulting in overall intensification.

Arranger: Imant Raminsh | Country: Norway

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48004624


Mu Vaibmu Vadjol Doppe : SSAA : Frode Fjellheim : Frode Fjellheim : Sheet Music : 48024231 : 888680715915 : 154001228X

Frode Fjellheim : Mu Vaibmu Vadjol Doppe

The hymn My Heart Always Lingers is one of the most popular Scandinavian hymns. This arrangement by Norwegian composer Frode Fjellheim, includes elements from the yoik tradition, a Northern Sami translation of the first verse and the last verse in Norwegian. This arrangement is designed to be performed with the piano part included, more freely using the chord symbols or as an a cappella anthem.

Composer: Frode Fjellheim | Country: Norway

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48024231


Night Yoik : 3-Part : Frode Fjellheim : Frode Fjellheim : Sheet Music : 48004923 : 073999094725

Frode Fjellheim : Night Yoik

For Equal Voices or Mixed Choir, Frame Drum, Synthesizer (Piano) and Improvised Instrumental solo. Yoik is a very old tradition amon the Sámi people of Scandanavia and Russia. The Sámis themselves say that the Yoik has no beginning and no end. The Yoik often describes a specific person, emotion or other element of nature and does so with very little use of words. Duration: ca. 4:40.

Composer: Frode Fjellheim | Country: Norway

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Voicing: 3-Part | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48004923


Njoktje : SSAA : Frode Fjellheim : Frode Fjellheim : Sheet Music : 48024234 : 888680715984 : 154001231X

Frode Fjellheim : Njoktje

Drawing on Scandinavian mythology, the native music of the Yoik people and contemporary harmonies, Frode Fjellheim has established himself as a visionary as he combines these disparate musical styles. Detailed page two notes offer excellent guidance for a successful performance.

Composer: Frode Fjellheim | Country: Norway

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
48024234


Nordic Polska : SSAATTBB : Anders Edenroth : Sheet Music : WRG1025 : 888680068059

Anders Edenroth : Nordic Polska

Nordic Polska is a combination of traditional Swedish and Finnish folksongs arranged for performance by LEVELELEVEN, a combination of The Real Group and Rajaton. Using scatting and nonsense syllables, the sound of the folksongs shines through. A beautiful and other-worldly sound. Available for mixed voices and men's chorus.

Arranger: Anders Edenroth | Country: Sweden

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Voicing: SSAATTBB | Sheet Music | $3.00 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| WRG1025


Nordic Polska : TTBB : Anders Edenroth : Sheet Music : WRG1026 : 888680068066

Anders Edenroth : Nordic Polska

Nordic Polska is a combination of traditional Swedish and Finnish folksongs arranged for performance by LEVELELEVEN, a combination of The Real Group and Rajaton. Using scatting and nonsense syllables, the sound of the folksongs shines through. A beautiful and other-worldly sound. Available for mixed voices and men's chorus.

Arranger: Anders Edenroth | Country: Sweden

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $3.00 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| WRG1026


Norwegian Lullaby (Gjendines Badnlat) : SSATBB : Gunnar Eriksson : Sheet Music : WW1515 : 884088909246

Gunnar Eriksson : Norwegian Lullaby (Gjendines Badnlat)

An authentic, haunting folk song arranged in a unique style that will make this choice stand out in your concert. With English text and simple pronunciation guide for singing in original language. Duration: ca. 3:55.

Arranger: Gunnar Eriksson | Country: Norway

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Voicing: SSATBB | Sheet Music | $2.10 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| WW1515


Pater Noster : SSAA : Frode Fjellheim : Frode Fjellheim : Sheet Music : 48024230 : 888680715908 : 1540012271

Frode Fjellheim : Pater Noster

Combining traditional western harmonies, 12 tone technique, and elements of the Sami Yoik tradition, this eclectic and emotional piece will connect you, your choir, and your audience to each of these musical traditions. A wonderful teaching tool as well as a powerful concert work.

Composer: Frode Fjellheim | Country: Norway

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $2.10 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48024230


Pseudo-Yoik : SSAA : 0 : Sheet Music : W5047 : 073999493429

Pseudo-Yoik

"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.

Country: Finland

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $2.35 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| W5047


Pseudo-Yoik : TTBB : 0 : Sheet Music : W9004 : 073999655315

Pseudo-Yoik

"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.

Country: Finland

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| W9004


Pseudo-Yoik : SATB : 0 : Sheet Music : WW1272 : 073999242195

Pseudo-Yoik

The text exists merely to give form to the music and is meaningless, says Finnish composer Mäntyjärvi, 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. Available: SATB divisi a cappella, SSAA divisi a cappella, TTBB divisi a cappella. Performance Time: 2:15.

Country: Finland

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella |
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Rumjana : SAB : Martha Holmes : Sheet Music : 48019779 : 884088241773

Martha Holmes : Rumjana

A traditional Bulgarian folk song, Rumjana has the common rhythm of a lesnoto, a stately dance in 7/8 time.

Arranger: Martha Holmes | Country: Finland

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
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Sacred : SSAA : Frode Fjellheim : Frode Fjellheim : Sheet Music : 48024236 : 888680716028 : 1540012743

Frode Fjellheim : Sacred

Originally part of a Mass setting incorporating traditional Latin Mass movements with elements from the Sami yoik tradition, other Norwegian folk music and traditional Finnish Music. This single movement has no words, only Yoik syllables with no meaning. A simple pronunciation guide is included. This song, along with other music by Frode, can be heard on the Decca album Northern Lights by Cantus.

Composer: Frode Fjellheim | Country: Norway

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $2.10 |
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Sankta Lucia : SAB : Marti Lunn Lantz : Marti Lunn Lantz : Sheet Music : 35027087 : 884088471361

Marti Lunn Lantz : Sankta Lucia

This song's arrangement is based on the classic Swedish custom of Saint Lucy. With the chorus section lyrics in Swedish, this version combines original lyrics and music with the traditional Sankta Lucia. A solid multicultural addition to your holiday concert with unique teaching opportunities for your classroom and rehearsal. Available separately: 3-part mixed, 2-part, PianoTrax CD. Duration: ca. 2:40.

Composer: Marti Lunn Lantz | Country: Sweden

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
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Sankta Lucia : 2-Part : Marti Lunn Lantz : Marti Lunn Lantz : Sheet Music : 35027088 : 884088471378

Marti Lunn Lantz : Sankta Lucia

This song's arrangement is based on the classic Swedish custom of Saint Lucy. With the chorus section lyrics in Swedish, this version combines original lyrics and music with the traditional.Sankta Luciais a solid multicultural addition to your holiday concert with unique teaching opportunities for your classroom and rehearsal. Available separately: 3-part mixed, 2-part, PianoTrax CD. Duration: 2:40.

Composer: Marti Lunn Lantz | Country: Sweden

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
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 : 3-Part : Frode Fjellheim : Frode Fjellheim : Sheet Music : 48004922 : 073999187175

Frode Fjellheim : South Sámi People

This composition is based on a traditional Sámi yoik from the southernmost Sámi regions of Scandinavia and Russia. The yoik is a very old vocal tradition among the Sámi people that uses short melodic phrases repeated endlessly with small variation. This edition may be performed by treble voices or easily adapted for mixed chorus. With Piano or Synthesizer and Frame Drum. Duration: ca. 5:40.

Composer: Frode Fjellheim | Country: Norway

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Voicing: 3-Part | Sheet Music | $2.50 | With Piano |
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Summer Morning (Sommarmorgon) : 2-Part : 0 : Sheet Music : 08501594 : 884088064747

Summer Morning (Sommarmorgon)

This simple blessing can be adapted to secular or sacred contexts, and while most appropriate for young choirs, could also suit adult choirs in worship services. An easy piano accompaniment and limited vocal ranges make this a welcome addition! In Swedish, with a singing English translation.

Country: Sweden

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | A Cappella


The Ballad of the Garden : SSA : Audrey Snyder : Sheet Music : 08741899 : 073999418996

Audrey Snyder : The Ballad of the Garden

Based on a Norwegian folk tune, with English text by Kathleen Black, this song tells a charming and romantic love story. An ideal selection for groups of all ages. Optional string trio accompaniment. Available: SSA, Instrumental Pak. Performance Time: Approx. 2:25.

Arranger: Audrey Snyder | Country: Norway

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.40 | A Cappella |
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Tundra : SSAA : Ola Gjeilo : Ola Gjeilo : Sheet Music : WW1459 : 884088549275

Ola Gjeilo : Tundra

Scenes from Gjeilo's majestic native Norway inspired this contemporary poem. Words and music are fused in a poignant, yet lyrical work with a pulse of its own. An excellent festival choice for mature women's choirs. Full score and Optional String Quartet (or ensemble) available. Duration: ca. 3:30.

Composer: Ola Gjeilo | Country: Norway

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $2.45 | A Cappella | video
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Tuuti, Tuuti Tummaistani : 2-Part : Charles Collins : Charles Collins : Sheet Music : 48004572 : 073999122244

Charles Collins : Tuuti, Tuuti Tummaistani

This Finnish poem makes it clear that this lullaby is being sung by a peasant mother to her dead child, wishing it safe passage to the afterlife.

Composer: Charles Collins | Country: Finland

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.10 |
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Two Norwegian Folksongs : SSAA : Nils Vigeland : Sheet Music : 48004525 : 073999231632

Nils Vigeland : Two Norwegian Folksongs

Contents: Baka kaka sřte (Bake a sweet cake) - Aa desse gamle kj inch.rringar (Oh these old women).

Arranger: Nils Vigeland | Country: Norway

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $1.80 | A Cappella |
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Two Swedish Carols : SATB : Lee Kesselman : Sheet Music : 48004776 : 073999425765

Lee Kesselman : Two Swedish Carols

These two popular Swedish Christmas Carols, Nu Ar Detv Jul Igen and Nar Juldagsmorgon Glimmar, capture complementary aspects of the Christmas spirit. Nu Ar Detv Jul Igen is in the style of the Hambo, one of the most popular of Swedish folk dances. At Christmas time, the Hambo is danced around the Yule tree by children gaily singing these playful verses. Nar Juldagsmorgon Glimmar is a more expressive carol, filled with the magic of Jesus' birth in the humble manger. Throughout the arrangement, the dance carol should be sung lightly and accented, with a dancing buoyancy. Nar Juldagsmorgon Glimmar should be sung legato with expressive lines and should never be covered by the quicker carol.

Arranger: Lee Kesselman | Country: Sweden

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.35 | A Cappella |
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Vanity of Vanities : SATB divisi : Sven-David Sandstrom : Sven-David Sandstrom : Sheet Music : SBMP1254 : 608938360496

Sven-David Sandstrom : Vanity of Vanities

The renowned Swedish composer created this highly sensitive and dramatic piece for experienced singers. Based on the profound biblical text from Ecclesiastes, this work will render the listener speechless.

Composer: Sven-David Sandstrom | Country: Sweden

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $3.75 | A Cappella |
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Vuelie : SSAA : Frode Fjellheim : Frode Fjellheim : Frozen : Sheet Music : 48023586 : 888680078423

Frode Fjellheim : Vuelie

Here is the composer's own setting of Vuelie, used in the Disney animated feature film Frozen. Capturing the stark beauty of the Frozen north, this is a wonderful selection that will expand your singers' understanding of Scandinavian music.

Composer: Frode Fjellheim | Country: Norway | Musical: Frozen

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $2.15 | A Cappella |
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Who Can Sail? : 2-Part : Carl-Bertil Agnestig : Sheet Music : WGK120 : 073999094213

Carl-Bertil Agnestig : Who Can Sail?

The beautiful message of friendship, based on the simplest of Finnish folk melodies, has been sung by countless young choirs around the world. With descant. Swedish and English texts. Available: 2-Part.

Arranger: Carl-Bertil Agnestig | Country: Finland

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.00 | A Cappella |
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Who Can Sail? : 2-Part : Jeanne Julseth-Heinrich : Sheet Music : 43019015 : 073999190151

Jeanne Julseth-Heinrich : Who Can Sail?

A timeless Norwegian folksong set for young voices with piano accompaniment. Wonderful lyrics, word painting, and easy harmonies will make a long-lasting impression on all. Available: 2-Part. Performance Time: Approx. 2:45.

Arranger: Jeanne Julseth-Heinrich | Country: Finland

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.90 | A Cappella |
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Winter's Night (Vinternatt) : 2-Part : Frode Fjellheim : Frode Fjellheim : Sheet Music : 48004925 : 073999493986

Frode Fjellheim : Winter's Night (Vinternatt)

Winter's Night (Vinternatt) describes the silence and darkness during a northern winter. Although originally written for soprano saxophone as the leading solo instrument, it can easily be performed by other treble instruments. Score for 2-Part Treble chorus, Soprano Saxophone, Piano and Triangle.

Composer: Frode Fjellheim | Country: Norway

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
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