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Choral Arrangements from Ukraine

Traditional Ukrainian choral and folksongs arranged for harmony voices.

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Dudaryku: A Villiage Scene : SAB : Steven Sametz : Steven Sametz : 7276

Steven Sametz : Dudaryku: A Villiage Scene

Dudaryku (The Piper) was introduced to me by my friend Natalka Pavlovsky as 'the Ukrainian version of Der Leiermann' (The Organ Grinder). Like Schubert's famous Lied, this Ukrainian folksong hauntingly evokes the song of the town musician using the simple drone of his instrument. Dudaryku pays homage to the beloved piper who once played for the townspeople. Several factors coalesced to create Dudaryku. I considered the many traditions of folksongs in western music: the simple folksong without accompaniment; arrangements (like the 19th century arrangement of Dudaryku by Leontovich); and the composition of new work in a folk style (exemplified in works of Brahms and Stephen Foster). The intersection of these traditions - using the old, the borrowed, and the new - intrigued me Dudaryku begins with a newly composed setting of the folksong text which laments the loss of the treasured town musician. There is a transition, referencing Leon

Composer: Steven Sametz | Country: Ukraine

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $3.60 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 7276

Oy Khodyt Son : SATB : Sarah Martinez : Traditional Ukrainian Lullaby : Sheet Music : 00-50121 : 038081572918

Sarah Martinez : Oy Khodyt Sonnew

This traditional Ukrainian lullaby is characterized by a somber minor key and heartfelt rubato. This beautifully sparse treatment invites ensembles to personalize their performance by including the optional piano accompaniment or featuring solo voices. An optional narrator may read the English text translation during delicate interludes. Both phonetic and IPA guides appear in the publication or view the pronunciation video to hear a demonstration by a native speaker.

Arranger: Sarah Martinez | Composer: Traditional Ukrainian Lullaby | Country: Ukraine

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.05 |
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| 00-50121
Other Voicings: SAB, SSA

Ring Silver Bells : SATB : Audrey Snyder : Sheet Music : 00295106 : 888680945541

Audrey Snyder : Ring Silver Bells

Ring bells! The traditional Ukranian carol is transformed with new music and text for a spectacular showcase for choirs. Originally arranged for SSA voices, these new voicings are a welcome addition to the secular Christmas repertoire. With piano, bells and percussion.

Arranger: Audrey Snyder | Country: Ukraine

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
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| 00295106 | Digital Version Available| Showtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: SSA, 2-Part, SSA, 2-Part

Sida Rudaia : SSAA : Stephen Hatfield : Sheet Music : 48004838 : 073999244397

Stephen Hatfield : Sida Rudaia

This piece is known in a variety of melodies and dialects in the Ukranian oral tradition.

Arranger: Stephen Hatfield | Country: Ukraine

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $2.65 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48004838

The Little Swallow / Schedryk : SATB : MISC : MISC : Sheet Music : 9780193517578

MISC : The Little Swallow / Schedryk

Following a collaboration with Katie Melua on her 2016 album 'In Winter', Bob Chilcott has made a choral arrangement of this traditional Ukrainian carol, first introduced to the English-speaking world as 'Carol of the Bells', with lyrics that link it to Christmas. Here the original is presented in Ukrainian and English, with haunting and atmospheric folk motifs distributed between the parts.

Composer: MISC | Country: Ukraine

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.90 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 9780193517578

Vzyawbi Ya Banduru : SAATTBB : J. David Moore : Sheet Music : 08764402 : 728215037313

J. David Moore : Vzyawbi Ya Banduru

This unaccompanied advanced work for divisi mixed chorus with Bass and Tenor solos is a traditional Ukrainian folksong arranged by J. David Moore. A detailed pronunciation guide follows. Difficulty Level: Medium Advanced Adult.

Arranger: J. David Moore | Country: Ukraine

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Voicing: SAATTBB | Sheet Music | $2.65 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08764402

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United People - Shche ne vmerla Ukraina

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