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Paruparong Bukid

Traditional Filipino Folk Song

The Field Butterfly is a humorous song about the alikeness of a field butterfly to a 1900 Filipino lady dressed in her glamorous formal dress with tall butterfly sleeves. She struts swaying her hips down the aisle of the church as everyone looks on. The Filipino choral arrangements that George Hernandez has written are some of the most popular in the Pavane catalog.


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George Hernandez : Songs of the Philippines : SATB : Octavo Package

George Hernandez : Songs of the Philippines

An all a cappella collection of folk songs from a land where singing is second nature to most of it's inhabitants! Traditional folk song "Rosas Pandan" is a song of joy and love. George Hernandez, conductor of the Saringhimig Singers from San Francisco has captured the native Visayan flavor in this rousing and playful arrangement "Caturog Na, Nonoy" is a beautiful lullaby which features an alto solo accompanied by the choir. The joyful, Filipino Christmas Carol "Pasko Na Naman!" is a welcome addition to the season. George Hernandez, has masterfully arranged a simple SATB, a cappella setting that simply works!. High school, college and community choirs will love this piece. "Ay, Ay, Ay, O Pag-Ibig!" is a fun and lively arrangement of a traditional Tagalog folksong. Includes pronunciation and translation notes. "Paruparon Bukid" (The Field Butterfly) is a humorous song comparing a butterfly to a Filipina dressed in her glamourous formal dress with tall butterfly sleeves as she moves down the aisle of the church, swaying her hips as every one looks on.

Songlist: Pasko Na Naman, Caturog Na, Nonoy, Rosas Pandan, Pasko Na Naman, Ay, Ay, Ay, O Pag-Ibig!, Paruparong Bukid

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Voicing: SATB | 9528b | Octavo Package | $11.95 | A Cappella


Various Arrangers : Songs of the Philippines for Female Voices : SSAA : Octavo Package

Various Arrangers : Songs of the Philippines for Female Voices

"Tatlo Sa Buhay" (Three Philippine Songs on Life) consists of a children's song, a lullaby, and a love song, this collection of folk tunes is full of lively rhythms and enchanting melodies. "Paruparong Bukid" - The Field Butterfly is a humorous song about the alikeness of a field butterfly to a 1900 Filipino lady dressed in her glamorous formal dress with tall butterfly sleeves. She struts swaying her hips down the aisle of the church as everyone looks on. The Filipino choral arrangements that George Hernandez has written are some of the most popular in the Pavane catalog. Also available in SATB divisi, P1364. For high school and college treble choirs. Medium difficulty. "Rosas Pandan" - This Filipino or Visayan folk song is about joy and love. George Hernandez, conductor of the Saringhimig Singers from San Francisco has captured the native flavor in this rousing arrangement. Selected for the Ron Kean Multicultural series, high school and college choirs will love it. "Halina't Umawit Sa Panginoon" - Begins gently but soon breaks into a dynamic and pulsating hallelujah section that is captivating. Treble choirs of all ages, medium difficulty.

Songlist: Tatlo Sa Buhay - (Three Philippine Songs on Life), Halina't Umawit Sa Panginoon, Paruparong Bukid, Rosas Pandan

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Voicing: SSAA | 2811b | Octavo Package | $8.95 | A Cappella


Amabile Youth Singers : Garden of Delights : 1 CD

Amabile Youth Singers : Garden of Delights

Since its founding in 1985, the Amabile Youth Singers of London, Canada has developed the musical talents of hundreds of young singers. This auditioned ensemble features 65 young women ages 12 to 21. No strangers to competitions, founding directors John Barron and Brenda Zadorsky have led them to wins in 11 national and 4 international competitions. "Garden" is a lightly-accompanied, varied collection of 20 songs-some favorites are E. Elgar's "The Snow," J. Brahms' "Lullaby," Handel's "No, divoi non vo fidarmi," D. Gawthrop's "Mary Speaks," E. Daley's lovely "Each Child," R. Thompson's "Choose Something Like a Star," A. Bevan's "Ave Maria," C. Ives' "Serenity," R. Thompson's "A Girl's Garden," J. Mantyjarvi's surprising, eclectic "Pseudo-Yoik Lite" the joyous, soaring "Paruparong Bukid" and Harold Arlen's "Over the Rainbow." Some of these pieces are dissonant and difficult to perform, but these young women make it sound easy. If you'd like a tasty feast of tunes by one of the best young women's ensembles on the planet, the aptly-named "Garden of Delights" is for you!

Songlist: The Snow - Elgar, Song Of The Angels - Sirett, Lullaby - Brahms, No Di Voi Non Vo Fidarmi - Handel, I Thank You God - Walker, Mi'Kmaq Honour Song - Adams, Mary Speaks - Gawthrop, Each Child - Daley, Choose Something Like A Star - Thompson, Noel Des Enfants Qui Non Plus Des Maisons - Debussy, Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence, Ave Maria - Bevan, Serenity - Ives, Cloths Of Heaven - Daley, A Girl's Garden - Thompson, Poi E, Pseudo-Yoik Lite, Paruparong Bukid, Over The Rainbow, Praise His Holy Name - Hampton

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8617c | 1 CD | $15.95 | Some a cappella


Individual Folios

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Paruparong Bukid : SSAA : George Hernandez : 1 CD : 00145668 : 888680066840

George Hernandez : Paruparong Bukid

The Field Butterfly is a humorous song about the alikeness of a field butterfly to a 1900 Filipino lady dressed in her glamorous formal dress with tall butterfly sleeves. She struts swaying her hips down the aisle of the church as everyone looks on. The Filipino choral arrangements that George Hernandez has written are some of the most popular in the Pavane catalog. Also available in SATB divisi, P1364. For high school and college treble choirs. Medium difficulty.

Arranger: George Hernandez | Country: The Philippines

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $2.35 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00145668


Paruparong Bukid : SATB : George Hernandez : Sheet Music : 08301865 : 884088328733

George Hernandez : Paruparong Bukid

The Field Butterfly is a humorous song comparing a butterfly to a Filipina dressed in her glamourous formal dress with tall butterfly sleeves as she moves down the aisle of the church, swaying her hips as every one looks on.

Arranger: George Hernandez | Country: The Philippines

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.65 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08301865


Paruparong Bukid : SSA : Martin Ellis : Sheet Music : 08551720 : 073999994551

Martin Ellis : Paruparong Bukid

Some say this Filipino folk song tells the story of a beautiful butterfly flying down the road. Others say it actually tells the story of a beautiful woman looking very fancy as she shows off for her neighbors.

Arranger: Martin Ellis | Country: The Philippines

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08551720

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