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Arrangements of Train Songs

All aboard! Take your singers and audience on a theme ride with this fun train songs.

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All Aboard! : SATB : Jay Althouse : 00-27138 : 038081293981

Jay Althouse : All Aboard!

A medley of two train songs, "Chattanooga Choo-Choo" and "On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe," both with music by the legendary Harry Warren. It's a swinging arrangement that's appropriate for your small pop/jazz groups or your larger choral ensembles. Easy piano accompaniment and singable vocal harmonies.

Arranger: Jay Althouse

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-27138 | Showtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: SAB, SSA, 2-Part


Along the Western Railroad : SATB : Matthew Emery : Matthew Emery : Sheet Music : 00267119 : 888680733940

Matthew Emery : Along the Western Railroad

This text welcomes the long-awaited arrival of the railway system and the benefits it will bring, bidding good riddance to the slow, rough-riding stage coaches of the era. The music has a folk-inspired melody while utilizing contemporary harmony and voice leading. The piano part changes throughout the short work, adding interest while providing a stable foundation for the choir.

Composer: Matthew Emery

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00267119


Chattanooga Choo Choo : SAB : Mark Brymer : Sheet Music : 00121023 : 884088919849

Mark Brymer : Chattanooga Choo Choo

You'll love the clackety clack too with this classic from the big band era! Easily learned and a great crowd-pleaser!

Arranger: Mark Brymer

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00121023 | Showtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: SATB, SSA


Fillimiooriay (Paddy Works on the Railway) : TTB : Lon Beery : Sheet Music : 00-24012 : 038081261218

Lon Beery : Fillimiooriay (Paddy Works on the Railway)

Optional solos create the opportunity to feature your strongest boys in this animated arrangement of a traditional Irish folk song. Particular attention is paid to appropriate ranges for young men in any stage of their voice change. Fun for singers and accompanists alike!

Arranger: Lon Beery | Country: Ireland

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Voicing: TTB | Sheet Music | $1.85 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-24012


Freedom Train : SATB : Rollo Dilworth : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 08748048 : 884088212100

Rollo Dilworth : Freedom Train

Written for the 50th anniversary of the Chicago Children's Choir, this jazz-infused gospel original was inspired by the great spirituals of the past. Marked by invigorating rhythms, bluesy melodies and full harmonies, this work makes a wonderful concert closer or mass-choir finale. Duration: 3:30.

Composer: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08748048


Freedom Train : 3-Part Mixed : Jill Gallina : Sheet Music : 35007311 : 747510063568

Jill Gallina : Freedom Train

Inspired by two railroad songs, Jill Gallina has created this fun, energetic partner-song called Freedom Train. It bounces along atop an accompaniment that runs like a train and keeps this energetic piece on track. Beginning with unison singing and independent part-singing, the surprise partner-song appears and magic happens.

Arranger: Jill Gallina

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Voicing: 3-Part Mixed | Sheet Music | $2.50 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35007311


Fun Train : 2-Part : Phyllis Wolfe White : Phyllis Wolfe White : Sheet Music : 15-2265H : 9780893286439

Phyllis Wolfe White : Fun Train

Your singers won't want to miss the fun train after they've worked hard at school all week! The energetic, rhythmic style and minor melody are infectious, and the vocal ostinatos emulating train sounds make this one fun to learn and perform! Clever lyrics motivate a press to the finish line and a chance to get out and play: "I'm goin' ridin' on the fun train! Oh, what glory when my work is done!"

Composer: Phyllis Wolfe White

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.10 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 15-2265H


Harriet Tubman : SATB : Kathleen McGuire : Sheet Music : 35008908 : 747510185253

Kathleen McGuire : Harriet Tubman

Kathleen McGuire has created an outstanding arrangement of this glorious song originally penned by Walter Robinson. A cappella vocals that build with a "come on up" followed by rhythmic vocals under the hypnotic melody. Optional cabaca part suggested. Layered under that is the sound of percussion imitating a train and vocal nuances resembling the sound of chains and also a train whistle. Incredibly powerful and moving! It's a must for every choir's library.

Arranger: Kathleen McGuire | Country: United States

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35008908
Other Voicings: SSAA, SAB, TTBB


I Work Upon the Railway : 2-Part : Emily Crocker : Sheet Music : 42309062 : 073999337624

Emily Crocker : I Work Upon the Railway

This lively folksong setting by Emily Crocker captures the spirit of America's past in an elementary contest piece that's great for featuring your boys. Available: 2-Part.

Arranger: Emily Crocker | Country: United States

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.35 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 42309062


I'm a Train : SATB divisi : Peter Knight : Sheet Music : 00221939 : 888680670030

Peter Knight : I'm a Train

One of the King's Singers top songs, this Albert Hammond folk classic in a brilliant arrangement by Peter Knight will give advanced ensembles a diction workout! A fantastic encore!

Arranger: Peter Knight

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella | video
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00221939


I'm Gonna Ride That Train : SAB : Kirby Shaw : Kirby Shaw : Sheet Music : 35027780 : 884088539825

Kirby Shaw : I'm Gonna Ride That Train

This gospel-rock original by Kirby kicks from start to finish. With familiar spiritual-like phrases sprinkled throughout, and an exciting track full of rhythm and horns, your young singers will sound like a million bucks and have a blast learning and performing! Available: 3-Part Mixed, 2-Part, Digital Instrument Pack, StudioTrax CD. Duration: ca. 2:46.

Composer: Kirby Shaw

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35027780 | Showtrax CD Available


I've Been Working on the Railroad : TTBB : Roger Payne : Sheet Music : 00141989 : 812817020139

Roger Payne : I've Been Working on the Railroad

Arranger: Roger Payne

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $3.20 | A Cappella |
00141989
Other Voicings: SATB, SSAA


I've Been Working on the Wabash Cannonball : 3-Part : Cristi Cary Miller : Sheet Music : 00147366 : 888680073633

Cristi Cary Miller : I've Been Working on the Wabash Cannonball

Arranger: Cristi Cary Miller

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Voicing: 3-Part | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00147366 | Voicetrax CD Available
Other Voicings: 2-Part


In a Railroad Station : SATB : David von Kampen : David von Kampen : Sheet Music : 48022959 : 884088944476

David von Kampen : In a Railroad Station

In a Railroad Station paints Sara Teasdale's text into the fabric of the music. The relentlessly busy piano part is the shrill electric light, the whirling din. The drawn-out melodic lines sung by the choir depict the slow-motion farewell that is occurring between two people as chaos swirls around them. Duration: 3 minutes 10 seconds.

Composer: David von Kampen | Poetry By: Sara Teasdale

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.10 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48022959


Last Train Runnin' : SATB : Kirby Shaw : Sheet Music : 00158133 : 888680611668

Kirby Shaw : Last Train Runnin'

Set in an up-tempo gospel style with energetic rhythms, call and response vocal lines and a driving accompaniment, this original spiritual is just the ticket for a fantastic choral showcase!

Arranger: Kirby Shaw

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00158133 | Showtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: SAB, SSA


Long Train Runnin' : SATB : Kirby Shaw : Tom Johnston : The Doobie Brothers : Sheet Music : 00-39907 : 038081445687

Kirby Shaw : Long Train Runnin'

Who can forget this infectious Doobie Brothers classic, which hit the Billboard Top Ten in 1973? From the familiar opening guitar lick to the final chord, this arrangement really cooks!

Arranger: Kirby Shaw | Composer: Tom Johnston Performed By: The Doobie Brothers

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.00 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-39907 | Showtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: SAB, SSA


Morning Train (Nine to Five) : SSA : Alan Billingsley : Sheena Easton : Sheet Music : 08201314 : 073999579284

Alan Billingsley : Morning Train (Nine to Five)

Sheena Easton exploded onto the charts in 1981 with this #1 hit. This arrangement is true to the recording and makes an outstanding feature for SSA groups of all ages. Available separately: SSA only. Performance Time: Approx. 4:10.

Arranger: Alan Billingsley Performed By: Sheena Easton

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.60 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08201314 | Showtrax CD Available


On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe : SATB : Jay Althouse : Harry Warren : Sheet Music : 00-39763 : 038081444246

Jay Althouse : On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe

Here's one of the great, swingin' "train songs" from the 1940s. Jay's arrangement features a tight, rhythmic "chug-a, chug-a, oo-woo" section straight from the lyricist Johnny Mercer's own hit recording with The Pied Pipers.

Arranger: Jay Althouse | Composer: Harry Warren | Lyricist: Johnny Mercer

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.00 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-39763
Other Voicings: SAB, SSA


Orange Blossom Special : SATB : Audrey Snyder : Ervin T. Rouse : Sheet Music : 00152236 : 888680093426

Audrey Snyder : Orange Blossom Special

Look yonder comin'! Whether you use the playable fiddle part, let your soloist ad lib, or use the professionally recorded ShowTrax CD, your audience will love this Americana favorite that will bring down the house!

Arranger: Audrey Snyder | Composer: Ervin T. Rouse

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00152236 | Showtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: SAB, SSA


Orange Blossom Special : 2-Part : Robert Moore : Ervin T. Rouse : Sheet Music : 00123193 : 884088955601

Robert Moore : Orange Blossom Special

Chk-a, chk-a, woo-oo! What's that coming down the track? It's the Orange Blossom Special as a fun showstopper for younger choirs! Easy to add choreography and a fantastic concert closer!

Arranger: Robert Moore | Composer: Ervin T. Rouse

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00123193 | Showtrax CD Available


Paddy Works on the Railway : 2-Part : Mark Brymer : Sheet Music : 08745050 : 073999872538

Mark Brymer : Paddy Works on the Railway

The tale of the Irish immigrant workers on America's railroads is cleverly told in this traditional Irish folksong. Available separately: 2-Part, 3-Part Mixed and ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:30.

Arranger: Mark Brymer | Country: Ireland

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.60 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08745050 | Showtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: SAB


Peace Train : SATB : Kirby Shaw : Cat Stevens : Cat Stevens : Sheet Music : 00141263 : 888680044220

Kirby Shaw : Peace Train

The 1971 chart hit by Cat Stevens resonates in the hearts of millions with its message of hope and peace and now speaks to a new generation!

Arranger: Kirby Shaw | Composer: Cat Stevens Performed By: Cat Stevens

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00141263 | Showtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: SAB, SSA


Railroad : TB : Ruth Elaine Schram : Sheet Music : CM9074

Ruth Elaine Schram : Railroad

A swinging setting of two classic American Folk Songs, I've Been Workin' on the Railroad and Someone's in the Kitchen with Dinah, this octavo is a delightfully fresh presentation of familiar material. It will make a great program item for any concert, in either of the two versions offered (T(T)B or SATB Voices).

Arranger: Ruth Elaine Schram

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Voicing: TB | Sheet Music | $1.80 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| CM9074


Rock Island Line : Men's Chorus : Ruth Elaine Schram : Sheet Music : BL626

Ruth Elaine Schram : Rock Island Line

Ruth Elaine Schram's arrangement of this piece in the BriLee Solo Book Traveling On is quite popular. With this piece, she expands on the arrangement to include the entire ensemble. 1:18

Arranger: Ruth Elaine Schram

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Voicing: Men's Chorus | Sheet Music | $1.80 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| BL626


Take the 'A' Train : 2-Part : Kirby Shaw : Duke Ellington : Duke Ellington : Sheet Music : 02500795 : 073999179361

Kirby Shaw : Take the 'A' Train

Now available in a Discovery arrangement, this is the perfect way to introduce this standard to younger singers.Available separately: 3-Part Mixed, 2-Part and ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:00

Arranger: Kirby Shaw | Composer: Duke Ellington Performed By: Duke Ellington

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 02500795 | Showtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: 3-Part, SATB


Take the 'A' Train : SAB : Russell Robinson : Duke Ellington : Duke Ellington : Sheet Music : 35022412 : 747510073086

Russell Robinson : Take the 'A' Train

Russell Robinson always finds a way to take a song and make it accessible for the younger voice and inexperienced ensemble. He continues with this arrangement of Take the A Train. The singer learns the melody in the opening then is ready to take on the faster movement of the same melody throughout. A great jazz classic for choral groups. Available separately: SATB, SAB, StudioTrax CD.

Arranger: Russell Robinson | Composer: Duke Ellington Performed By: Duke Ellington

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.75 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35022412
Other Voicings: SATB


Texas Train : 2-Part : Joyce Eilers : Sheet Music : 08745245 : 884088053666

Joyce Eilers : Texas Train

A familiar cowboy song gets some clever lyric and melodic additions to create a wonderful introduction to harmony singing for young choirs.Available separately: 2-Part (opt. 3-Part), TTB and ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:20

Arranger: Joyce Eilers

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08745245 | Showtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: TTB


The Ballad of Casey Jones : 2-Part : Russell Robinson : Sheet Music : 15-2463H : 9781429102414

Russell Robinson : The Ballad of Casey Jones

Get on board with train conductor Casey Jones and his classic story in this energetic setting of the American folk song, ideal for young and developing choirs. Each part has ample opportunity to sing the melody and Part II's vocal ostinatos help build confidence for those groups just beginning part-singing.

Arranger: Russell Robinson | Country: American Folk

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.10 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 15-2463H


The Ballad of Casey Jones : 2-Part : Russell Robinson : Sheet Music : 15-2463H : 9781429102414

Russell Robinson : The Ballad of Casey Jones

Get on board with train conductor Casey Jones and his classic story in this energetic setting of the American folk song, ideal for young and developing choirs. Each part has ample opportunity to sing the melody and Part II's vocal ostinatos help build confidence for those groups just beginning part-singing.

Arranger: Russell Robinson | Country: American Folk

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.10 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 15-2463H


The Ballad of Casey Jones : 2-Part : Jill Gallina : Sheet Music : 35028207 : 884088625764 : 1458419738

Jill Gallina : The Ballad of Casey Jones

This traditional American folk song about railroad engineer Casey Jones includes new music and original words that tell of the fabled story. Rhythmic accompaniment, vocal speech, and the familiar melody of this favorite tune combine to create a fun selection for your young singers. Available: 2-Part; StudioTrax CD.

Arranger: Jill Gallina

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35028207 | Showtrax CD Available


The Polar Express : SATB : Paul Murtha : The Polar Express : Sheet Music : 00155810 : 888680602109

Paul Murtha : The Polar Express

Now available in a 6-minute medley for choir, band and strings, the music from The Polar Express simply sparkles! A great all-school concert closer, it is easily learned and includes: Believe, Hot Chocolate, The Polar Express, Spirit of the Season.

Arranger: Paul Murtha | Musical: The Polar Express

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00155810 | Showtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: SAB, 2-Part


The Polar Express (Choral Highlights) : SAB : Alan Billingsley : The Polar Express : Sheet Music : 08744957 : 073999810493

Alan Billingsley : The Polar Express (Choral Highlights)

This 6-minute medley simply sparkles! Featuring several songs written especially for the film, it makes a great concert opener or closer. Includes: The Polar Express, Rockin' on Top of The World, Spirit of the Season and When Christmas Comes to Town.Available separately: SATB, SAB and 2-Part. ShowTrax CD also available. Performance Time: Approx. 6:30

Arranger: Alan Billingsley | Musical: The Polar Express

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $2.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08744957 | Showtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: 2-Part


The Rock Island Line : 3-Part : Janet Klevberg Day : Sheet Music : 08551739 : 073999770834

Janet Klevberg Day : The Rock Island Line

Ride the mighty fine line of The Rock Island Line with this clever arrangement of the traditional train folk song. The arrangement starts slowly as the train is leaving the station and fires up to an energetic chugga choo choo as it speeds down the track finally slowing down as it approaches the next station.

Arranger: Janet Klevberg Day

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Voicing: 3-Part | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08551739
Other Voicings: 2-Part


This Train! : 2-Part : Russell Robinson : Russell Robinson : Sheet Music : 15-2303H : 9780893286682

Russell Robinson : This Train!

Get on board with this energetic arrangement of the traditional spiritual, just perfect for young and developing choirs! Every part has an opportunity to sing the melody, and clever, spirited vocal ostinatos create a fun vehicle to keep this one rollin' right down the tracks for building confidence in your singers!

Composer: Russell Robinson

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.05 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 15-2303H


To Work Upon the Railway (Fil-li-mi-oo-ri-ay) : TTB : Earlene Rentz : Sheet Music : 15-2414H : 9781429101349

Earlene Rentz : To Work Upon the Railway (Fil-li-mi-oo-ri-ay)

Jaunty-Robust-Hearty-Spirited! All describe this fabulous arrangement of one of Ireland's favorite melodies, perhaps best known as "Paddy Works on the Railway." Your men will absolutely beg to sing this piece time and again as the strong pulse of the meter propels the piece forward through imitation, countermelodies and strong unison passages.

Arranger: Earlene Rentz | Country: Ireland

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Voicing: TTB | Sheet Music | $1.95 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 15-2414H


Train for Jubilee : SATB : Joseph Martin : Joseph Martin : Sheet Music : 00268309 : 888680735890

Joseph Martin : Train for Jubilee

Here's a novel encore for any concert or service of celebration. Scored for one piano, four-hands (a one piano, two-hands version is available for download), this virtuosic romp is sure to put a smile in the heart of all. The music uses special techniques to imitate a train, matching imagery in the text. Let your accompanist(s) shine and discover the festive innovations and pyrotechnics of this one of a kind piece!

Composer: Joseph Martin

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.35 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00268309


Travelin' Train : SATB : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 08749563 : 884088285883

Rollo Dilworth : Travelin' Train

Based on a poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay, this musical setting captures the essential American cultural legacy of blues, gospel and jazz. Incorporating percussive vocal effects, the work builds to a fortissimo climax and then gradually fades away, as if a train disappearing into the distance. Available separately: SATB, SSAA, TTBB. Duration: ca. 3:05.

Arranger: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08749563


Wabash Cannonball : SATB : Kirby Shaw : The Carter Family : Sheet Music : 08742827 : 073999428278

Kirby Shaw : Wabash Cannonball

This American classic has been recorded by everyone from the Carter Family to Pete Seeger to Boxcar Willie! This choral arrangement by Kirby Shaw captures the call of the rails and the spirit of America.

Arranger: Kirby Shaw Performed By: The Carter Family

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.35 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08742827


When the Train Comes Along : SATB : Rollo Dilworth : Rollo Dilworth : Sheet Music : 00254533 : 888680721541

Rollo Dilworth : When the Train Comes Along

Combing two African-American spirituals - When the Train Comes Along and The Gospel Train - with additional lyrics by the composer, this song is exactly what we have come to expect from Rollo Dilworth. A great piano accompaniment, vocal ranges that are totally appropriate, dynamic and creative choral writing, and plenty of room for style and emotions.

Composer: Rollo Dilworth

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00254533


Workin' on the Railroad : TTBB : Terry Barham : Sheet Music : SBMP937 : 964807009379

Terry Barham : Workin' on the Railroad

A favorite American folk song is given an amazing treatment in this arrangement by Terry Barham. Fun and enthusiasm abound as a jazzy trombone sets the pace. The ranges are appropriate for either younger or older singers, who will enjoy bringing this piece to life!

Arranger: Terry Barham | Country: United States

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| SBMP937

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