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Jazz Folk Songs for Choirs

9 songs from around the world (Paperback + CD)

Instrument line-up: Mixed Choir and Piano
Edition: Choral Score
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Order no.: 9780193359246
ISBN: 9780193359246
Release: 16.07.2008
Weight: 182 g
Dimensions: 249x174 mm
Pages: 84

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Jazzy arrangements of favourite folk songs from around the world. All nine pieces published for the first time in this collection Songs from French Canada, Andalucía, America, Japan, England, Northern Ireland, Finland, and Australia English singing translations provided Idiomatic piano accompaniments for seven songs; two songs unaccompanied Spiral-bound edition with CD (including backings (piano, bass, and drums) and pronunciation guide) also available Bass part with chord symbols available separately Moderate difficulty - suitable for adult and youth mixed-voice choirs for SATB choir and piano - This exciting collection gives a jazzy twist to nine favourite folk songs from around the world, including 'Scarborough Fair', 'A la claire fontaine', and 'Waltzing Matilda' as you've never heard them before! Each song is presented in its original language, and an English singing translation is provided where applicable. The accompanied songs can be performed with piano solo or with jazz-trio accompaniment; a separate part is available for the bassist, and the drummer should play along ad lib. This fantastic, varied collection will revitalise the repertoire of any choir and is guaranteed to give audiences a fresh perspective on these traditional songs.

Table of contents:

À la claire fontaine
En la Macarenita
Hush, little baby
Sakura
Scarborough Fair
Tell my ma
The House of the Rising Sun
Tuoll' on mun kultani
Waltzing Matilda

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