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Skye Boat Song

Traditional Scottish Folk Song, Lyrics by Robert Louis Stevenson

"The Skye Boat Song" is a late 19th-century Scottish song recalling the journey of Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) from Benbecula to the Isle of Skye as he evaded capture by government troops after his defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746. Sir Harold Boulton, 2nd Baronet composed the lyrics to an air collected by Anne Campbelle MacLeod in the 1870s, and the line "Over the Sea to Skye" is now a cornerstone of the tourism industry on the Isle of Skye. Alternative lyrics to the tune were written by Robert Louis Stevenson, probably in 1885. After hearing the Jacobite airs sung by a visitor, he judged the words of this song to be "unworthy", so made a new set of verses "more in harmony with the plaintive tune". It is often played as a slow lullaby or waltz, and entered into the modern folk canon in the twentieth century with versions by Paul Robeson, Tom Jones, Rod Stewart, Roger Whittaker, Tori Amos, and many others.

    Release Date: 1884


Skye Boat Song

Skye Boat Song

This a cappella setting accompanied by simple hand percussion is full of mystery and pulse. The haunting Scottish melody is woven with familiar and unfamiliar harmonies above a steady percussion creating a dance-like lilt in ae time. An SSA choral that is organic and natural like a folk song from long ago.

Voicing: SSA



Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Alexander L'Estrange : Auld Lang Syne : SAB : Book : 9780571523474 : 12-0571523471

Alexander L'Estrange : Auld Lang Syne

The arrangement of the title song. Auld Lang Syne is a bit of a show-stopper with several other Scottish melodies woven in, and this is complemented by a beautiful adaptation of perhaps Scotland's most famous melody, The Skye Boat Song. The final song within this collection is Afton Water, first published or collected by Robbie Burns, the great Scottish poet - it is a gentle, lyrical hymn of praise both to the countryside and to Scotland itself.

Songlist: Skye Boat Song, Afton Water, Auld Lang Syne

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Voicing: SAB | 40733b | Book | $5.50 | With Piano


Alexander L'Estrange : Auld Lang Syne : SA : Songbook : 9780571523689 : 12-0571523684

Alexander L'Estrange : Auld Lang Syne

The arrangement of the title song. Auld Lang Syne is a bit of a show-stopper with several other Scottish melodies woven in, and this is complemented by a beautiful adaptation of perhaps Scotland's most famous melody, The Skye Boat Song. The final song within this collection is Afton Water, first published or collected by Robbie Burns, the great Scottish poet - it is a gentle, lyrical hymn of praise both to the countryside and to Scotland itself.

Songlist: Skye Boat Song, Afton Water, Auld Lang Syne

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Voicing: SA | 40739b | Songbook | $5.50 | With Piano


Bob Chilcott : Bob Chilcott Songbook : SATB : Songbook : Bob Chilcott : 0-19-335571-X

Bob Chilcott : Bob Chilcott Songbook

Nine classic Chilcott songs including original pieces and arrangements of traditional material. The varied nature of the collection highlights Chilcott's prodigious gifts. Some of the pieces are published here for the first time.

Songlist: Aka-Tonbo, Ar Hyd Y Nos, Composed Upon Westminister Bridge, September 3, 1802, Dance In The Street, O Danny Boy, Over the Wave, The Lily and the Rose, The Runner, Skye Boat Song

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Voicing: SATB | 7068b | Songbook | $15.95 | A Cappella


Darmon Meader : Jazzy Folk Songs : SATB : Sheet Music Collection

Darmon Meader : Jazzy Folk Songs

"Skye Boat Song" - Originally commissioned for several combined choirs, this arrangement is a modern interpretation of the classic Scottish folk song with Darmon Meader's updated harmonic and rhythmic sensibilities. Though treated with a more modern approach, a traditional choir will find this piece to be very approachable as they explore the more intricate, lush harmonies for which Darmon has become well-known contest and festival approved! "That Ever I Saw" - "She is gentle and also wise; of all other she beareth the prize, that ever I saw, to hear her sing, to see her dance!" is a delightful anonymous text, stunningly set in a soft, romantic song by Darmon Meader. This choral work will soon find its way into the repertoire of a cappella treble choirs everywhere. "The Water Is Wide" - Darmon Meader's arrangement of this well-known folk song expertly blends lyricism with jazz. Gorgeous harmonies and solo opportunities abound in this sure-to-please choral. "Shenandoah" - One of the most beautiful of all American Folk Songs is given a restored, classy setting by the very gifted director and arranger of the New York Voices ensemble, Darmon Meader. Skillfully balancing unison passages with satisfying fourpart textures, Meader's a cappella version of this well-known melody is a wonderful concert choice for a good high school or college choir.

Songlist: Skye Boat Song, That Ever I Saw, The Water Is Wide, Danny Boy, Shenandoah

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Voicing: SATB | 2024b | Sheet Music Collection | $10.50 | A Cappella


Greg Gilpin : Let The Women Sing! : SSA : Songbook & 1 CD : 884088918484 : 1480350702 : 35029097

Greg Gilpin : Let The Women Sing!

Let the Women Sing! is a new reproducible collection of chorals for soprano and alto voices and is the follow-up to the best-selling collection Let the Men Sing! Folk songs, holiday music, spirituals, inspirational songs, and patriotic themes fill this nine-song collection. This budget-stretching kit includes an enhanced CD-ROM with accompaniment and performance tracks, information about the composer, as well as reproducible vocal parts and instrument pages. Whether you have 10 or 100 female singers, this must-have collection will keep you on budget while supplying your program with excellent choral literature for your young female singers for many years to come.

Songlist: Danny Boy, Keep On Following The Star, A Merry Christmas Medley, Music's Echo, Rock Me To Sleep, Skye Boat Song, The Star Spangled Banner, Swing Down, Chariot!, Think On Me

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Voicing: SSA | 4116b | Songbook & 1 CD | $48.95


Lee R. Kesselman : Scottish Folk Songs : SA : Sheet Music Collection : Doreen Rao

Lee R. Kesselman : Scottish Folk Songs

"Loch Lomond" is one of the most famous of all Scottish song - a song of friendship, of love, and of parting. While "Auld Lang Syne" has become one of the most familiar in our culture, oft used for ushering in the new year, it remains a heartfelt air, extolling enduring friendship and waxing nostalgic over the passage of time. "The Birks Of Aberfeldy" is a dance piece! Let the rhythm and accents hold sway as the piano rolics and the singers tease, tempt, cajole and invite the Bonnie Lassie! Also Included in this package is the hauntingly beautiful "Skye Boat Song," and "Afton Water."

Songlist: Skye Boat Song, Afton Water, The Birks of Aberfeldy, Auld Lang Syne, Loch Lomond

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Voicing: SA | 9282b | Sheet Music Collection | $8.50 | A Cappella


Mitch Miller : The Mitch Miller Community Songbook : 2- and 3-Part : Songbook : 723188900275  : 00-CN0027

Mitch Miller : The Mitch Miller Community Songbook

A collection for group singing for all occasions.

Songlist: Alouette, America, America, The Beautiful, Au Clair de la Lune, Battle Hymn of the Republic, Big Rock Candy Mountain, Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home, Birch Tree, Blues in the Night, British Grenadiers, Broom, Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie, By the Light of the Silvery Moon, Cantique de Noel, Careless Love, Charleston, Christmas Is Coming, Cielito Lindo, Come Follow, Come Ye Thankful People, Dancing in the Dark (from "The Band Wagon"), Dear Old Girl, Down by the Riverside, Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes, Fine and Dandy, First Nowell, From Ill Do Thou Defend Me, Gal I Left Behind Me, Galway Piper, Give Me Your Tired Your Poor, and more

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Voicing: 2- and 3-Part | Performed by Mitch Miller | 4317b | Songbook | $14.95


Sarah Watts : Folk Songs : Unison : Songbook : 50604839

Sarah Watts : Folk Songs

Sarah Watts waves her magic wand over 20 traditional tunes in this latest addition to her amazingly fun and relaxed Red Hot Song Library.

Songlist: All things shall perish, All through the night, Apple pickers' reel, B-I-N-G-O, Cockles and mussels, Dashing away with a smoothing iron, Down in the valley, Green grow the rushes-o, Land of the silver birch, Li'l Liza Jane, Mairi's wedding, Michael Finnegan, Mocking bird, My bonnie lies over the ocean, Skye boat song, Strawberry fair, The grand old duke of York, The mermaid, When I first came to this land, Widecombe fair

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Voicing: Unison | 2117b | Songbook | $13.95


Various Arrangers : A Cappella! Volume 3 : SSA : Songbook : cge293

Various Arrangers : A Cappella! Volume 3

Volume III in the popular A Cappella! series features nine concert and festival selections for young and developing SSA choirs from creative writers Amy F. Bernon, Victor C. Johnson and Ruth Elaine Schram. The Choral Edition, ideal for use as a judge's copy or for your singers. Comprised of one spiritual arrangement, three folk song arrangements and five original selections in a variety of styles, this collection is an exceptional value and a great resource for your music library.

Songlist: Lift Your Voice in Joyful Song!, Skye Boat Song, Kol Dodi, Sanctus, Elijah Rock, The Full Heart, A Couple Old Men, Said the Rain, Miserere Nobis

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Voicing: SSA | 4580b | Songbook | $9.95 | A Cappella


Various Arrangers : Vocal Jazz for Womens Voices : SSAA : Sheet Music Collection

Various Arrangers : Vocal Jazz for Womens Voices

A great collection of vocal jazz arrangements by some of the best arrangers in the genre. Bette Midler's sass is captured in this fast, furious and fun arrangement by Deke Sharon of Cole Porter's Miss Otis Regrets. Andrew Sisters-esque 3 part melody above a walking bass line punctuated by brassy horn (vocal) passages. A great "Story Song", works well as a closer or encore. The Thelonius Monk ballad "Round Midnight" most recently featured in the movie of the same name. This arrangement starts with "wind" sounds, a rubato intertwing introduction, then spotlights tense cluster voicings supporting a female soloist throughout. With imaginative reharmonizations, yet good voice leading, this chart is extremely effective and accessible. "For All We Know" - A lush four-voice a cappella ballad for soprano soloist. The inclusion of the verse at the end is inspired by Mark Murphy's rendition. Commissioned by the New York-based chorus Women Singing, the Scottish folk song "The Skye Boat Song" is written to evoke images of the stark beauty of the Highlands. The melody that tells the legend of Bonnie Prince Charlie is supported by water ripples and wind that the background voices weave together. In the middle section, the story is told by a narrator. Take a journey through the poetic landscape with rich harmony and soaring lines.

Songlist: Skye Boat Song, For All We Know, Round Midnight, Miss Otis Regrets

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Voicing: SSAA | 7682b | Sheet Music Collection | $11.95 | A Cappella


Various Arrangers : The Library of Family Singalongs : Unison : Songbook : 752187986591 : 0825634989 : 14019035

Various Arrangers : The Library of Family Singalongs

A treasury of familiar songs that everyone loves to sing. Here are over 160 favorite folk songs, golden hits, songs for children, holiday songs, carols, and best-loved songs from around the world. This wonderful collection will provide a wealth of singing enjoyment for the entire family. Whether you want to celebrate a special day, put on a family show, or just make music together, this book is sure to be a favorite in your home library.

Songlist: Amazing Grace, America, The Beautiful, Battle Hymn Of The Republic, Blow The Man Down, Blue Tail Fly, Buffalo Gals, Camptown Races, The Caissons Go Rolling Along, Carry Me Back To Virginny, Clementine, Down In The Valley, The Erie Canal, Git Along Little Dogies, I'm A Yankee Doodle Dandy, I Ride An Old Paint, Let My People Goal, L'il Liza Jan, Michael Row The Boat Ashore, Oh Susanna, The Old Folks At Home, The Old Gray Mare, On The Banks Of The Wabash, On Top Of Old Smoky, Over There, Rally Round The Flag, Red River Valley, The Riddle Song, She'll Be Comin' Round The Mountain, Shenandoah American Folk Song, Streets Of Laredo American Cowboy Song, and more

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Voicing: Unison | 7884b | Songbook | $27.95


Various Arrangers : Men's Folk Songs : TTBB : Sheet Music Collection

Various Arrangers : Men's Folk Songs

Written for the Harvard Glee Club, this arrangement of 'Skye Boat Song' is men's choral singing at its best! Jameson Marvin sets this beautiful Scottish folksong combining both the jauntiness of a sailor's air and the sensitivity of a lullaby. From the Mark Foster catalog, 'What Wondrous Love Is This' is another well-loved folk hymn arrangement from J. Harold Moyer. Written for the Kansas Mennonite Men's Chorus, Moyer has taken a beautiful folk hymn and crafted it into an exquisite choral anthem. Using the modal folk melody, he has embellished the harmony with broad, open chords and scalar movement, giving the piece a chant-like quality. The a cappella arrangement of 'Home on the Range' bursts with colorful harmonies and textures which expertly interpret the text. Described by some as a "perfect melody," this American standard gives your ensemble a chance to show off their impeccable tuning and blending abilities for concert, contest, or festival. Features unison phrases, brief solo sections, and lush, unexpected harmonies. A traditional Irish folksong, 'The Minstrel Boy,' is a fun and exciting four part men's arrangement. The baritone solo in the middle of the piece is definitely noteworthy! 'Tenting On the Old Campground' is known as the most popular 'melancholy song' of the Cival War. It was written in 1862 by a concert ballad singer from New Hampshire wh was deferred from army service because of 'feebleness of constitution.' But he did sing it for Union troops in the field. The song appealed to soldiers on both sides of the conflict. This would be a great addition to your concert! 'Let's Drink!' is a fun three part men's piece that can be sung during your concert or even at the after-party!

Songlist: Home On The Range, Let's Drink, Minstrel Boy, Skye Boat Song, Tenting on the Old Campground, What Wondrous Love Is This?

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Voicing: TTBB | 9436b | Sheet Music Collection | $8.95 | A Cappella


Elaine Schmidt : First 15 Lessons - Voice (Pop Singers' Edition) : Solo : Songbook & Online Audio : 888680720216 : 1540013847 : 00254122

Elaine Schmidt : First 15 Lessons - Voice (Pop Singers' Edition)

The First 15 Lessons series provides a step-by-step lesson plan for the absolute beginner, complete with audio tracks, video lessons, and real songs! Designed for self-teaching or for use with an instructor, you'll build a solid foundation as you work through each lesson, learning the basics of the instrument and music reading while practicing the many exercises, concepts and song excerpts within. Must-know instruction so you can start playing right away, with a free online metronome! The voice book features lessons on: full-body singing, breathing, finding your voice, vocal warmups, the vocal break, caring for your voice, diction, music literacy, building skills, working on a song, dealing with nerves and more. Includes vocal lines from 12 songs: At Last - Cups (When I'm Gone) - Danny Boy - Georgia on My Mind - Give My Regards to Broadway - Hallelujah - Hard Times Come Again No More - Homeward Bound - I Ain't Got Nobody (And Nobody Cares for Me) - Scarborough Fair - The Skye Boat Song - You Raise Me Up.

Songlist: At Last, Danny Boy, Hallelujah, You Raise Me Up, Scarborough Fair, Homeward Bound, Give My Regards To Broadway, Skye Boat Song, Cups (When I'm Gone), Georgia On My Mind, Hard Times Come Again No More, I Ain't Got Nobody (And Nobody Cares For Me)

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Voicing: Solo | 40152b | Songbook & Online Audio | $9.95


Jay Althouse : Ready to Sing... Folk Songs : Solo : Songbook & CD : 00-17175

Jay Althouse : Ready to Sing... Folk Songs

'Ready To Sing Folk Songs' Is a collection of ten folk songs arranged for voice and piano in a simple style appropriate for beginning and young soloists, unison classroom singing and elementary choral groups. Included are reproducible melody line song sheets for each song which can be distributed to your singers. Solois may also use these melody lines when learning or performing the songs.

Songlist: All Through The Night, Lil Liza Jane, Siyahamba, Scarborough Fair, Skye Boat Song, The Water Is Wide, Ma Bella Bimba, Oh Susanna, Poor Wayfaring Stranger, De Colores

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Voicing: Solo | 9529b | Songbook & CD | $29.95


Jay Althouse : Songs of the British Isles for Solo Singers - Medium High Voice : Solo : Songbook : 038081444086  : 00-39747

Jay Althouse : Songs of the British Isles for Solo Singers - Medium High Voice

The songs of the British Isles---England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales---are among the most expressive and singable in Western music. The 11 songs selected for this collection are ideal for both the beginning soloist and the more skilled singer. Included are ballads, love songs, folk songs, and even two Christmas carols. Titles: Annie Laurie * The Ash Grove * The Blaydon Races * Danny Boy * Flow Gently, Sweet Afton * Greensleeves * God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen * Scarborough Fair * Skye Boat Song * The Snow Lay on the Ground * The Water Is Wide (O Waly, Waly).

Songlist: Flow Gently, Sweet Afton, Scarborough Fair, Annie Laurie, The Ash Grove, Danny Boy, Skye Boat Song, Greensleeves, The Snow Lay on the Ground, God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen, The Water Is Wide (O Waly, Waly), The Blaydon Races

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Voicing: Solo | 10360b | Songbook | $15.95 | Voice and Piano


Jay Althouse : Songs of the British Isles for Solo Singers - Medium High Voice : Solo : Songbook & CD : 038081444109  : 00-39749

Jay Althouse : Songs of the British Isles for Solo Singers - Medium High Voice

The songs of the British Isles---England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales---are among the most expressive and singable in Western music. The 11 songs selected for this collection are ideal for both the beginning soloist and the more skilled singer. Included are ballads, love songs, folk songs, and even two Christmas carols. Titles: Annie Laurie * The Ash Grove * The Blaydon Races * Danny Boy * Flow Gently, Sweet Afton * Greensleeves * God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen * Scarborough Fair * Skye Boat Song * The Snow Lay on the Ground * The Water Is Wide (O Waly, Waly).

Songlist: Flow Gently, Sweet Afton, Scarborough Fair, Annie Laurie, The Ash Grove, Danny Boy, Skye Boat Song, Greensleeves, The Snow Lay on the Ground, God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen, The Water Is Wide (O Waly, Waly), The Blaydon Races

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Voicing: Solo | 10361b | Songbook & CD | $26.95 | Voice and Piano


Jay Althouse : Songs of the British Isles for Solo Singers - Medium Low Voice : Solo : Songbook : 038081444116  : 00-39750

Jay Althouse : Songs of the British Isles for Solo Singers - Medium Low Voice

The songs of the British Isles---England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales---are among the most expressive and singable in Western music. The 11 songs selected for this collection are ideal for both the beginning soloist and the more skilled singer. Included are ballads, love songs, folk songs, and even two Christmas carols. Titles: Annie Laurie * The Ash Grove * The Blaydon Races * Danny Boy * Flow Gently, Sweet Afton * Greensleeves * God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen * Scarborough Fair * Skye Boat Song * The Snow Lay on the Ground * The Water Is Wide (O Waly, Waly).

Songlist: Flow Gently, Sweet Afton, Scarborough Fair, Annie Laurie, The Ash Grove, Danny Boy, Skye Boat Song, Greensleeves, The Snow Lay on the Ground, God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen, The Water Is Wide (O Waly, Waly), The Blaydon Races

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Voicing: Solo | 10362b | Songbook | $15.95 | Voice and Piano


Jay Althouse : Songs of the British Isles for Solo Singers - Medium Low Voice : Solo : Songbook & CD : 038081444130  : 00-39752

Jay Althouse : Songs of the British Isles for Solo Singers - Medium Low Voice

The songs of the British Isles---England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales---are among the most expressive and singable in Western music. The 11 songs selected for this collection are ideal for both the beginning soloist and the more skilled singer. Included are ballads, love songs, folk songs, and even two Christmas carols. Titles: Annie Laurie * The Ash Grove * The Blaydon Races * Danny Boy * Flow Gently, Sweet Afton * Greensleeves * God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen * Scarborough Fair * Skye Boat Song * The Snow Lay on the Ground * The Water Is Wide (O Waly, Waly).

Songlist: Flow Gently, Sweet Afton, Scarborough Fair, Annie Laurie, The Ash Grove, Danny Boy, Skye Boat Song, Greensleeves, The Snow Lay on the Ground, God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen, The Water Is Wide (O Waly, Waly), The Blaydon Races

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Voicing: Solo | 10363b | Songbook & CD | $26.95 | Voice and Piano


Sally K. Albrecht : Songs of Love, Inspiration, and Travel : Solo : Songbook : 038081358468  : 00-32938

Sally K. Albrecht : Songs of Love, Inspiration, and Travel

Alfred is excited to present this superb collection of vocal solos exclusively for menis voices. From inspirational poetic texts to a dramatic Shakespeare setting, youill find something for everyone in this exceptional and varied collection. A dynamic choice for studio and stage for the developing and accomplished male voice. Titles: Do You Fear the Wind? * Follow the Dream * Instrument of Peace * Kate * Oh, No! * Poor Wayfaring Stranger * Remember My Song * Skye Boat Song * The Sea Gypsy * The Water Is Wide.

Songlist: Do You Fear the Wind?, Follow the Dream, Instrument of Peace, Kate, Oh, No!, Poor Wayfaring Stranger, Remember My Song, Skye Boat Song, The Sea Gypsy, The Water Is Wide

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Voicing: Solo | 10203b | Songbook | $15.95 | Voice and Piano


Sally K. Albrecht : Songs of Love, Inspiration, and Travel : Solo : Songbook & CD : 038081358482  : 00-32940

Sally K. Albrecht : Songs of Love, Inspiration, and Travel

Alfred is excited to present this superb collection of vocal solos exclusively for menis voices. From inspirational poetic texts to a dramatic Shakespeare setting, youill find something for everyone in this exceptional and varied collection. A dynamic choice for studio and stage for the developing and accomplished male voice. Titles: Do You Fear the Wind? * Follow the Dream * Instrument of Peace * Kate * Oh, No! * Poor Wayfaring Stranger * Remember My Song * Skye Boat Song * The Sea Gypsy * The Water Is Wide.

Songlist: Do You Fear the Wind?, Follow the Dream, Instrument of Peace, Kate, Oh, No!, Poor Wayfaring Stranger, Remember My Song, Skye Boat Song, The Sea Gypsy, The Water Is Wide

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Voicing: Solo | 10205b | Songbook & CD | $26.95 | Voice and Piano


Various : 151 of the Most Beautiful Songs Ever : Solo : Songbook : 888680925482 : 1540048292 : 00291051

Various : 151 of the Most Beautiful Songs Ever

This huge songbook (672 pages!) features 151 standards that every musician should know! Each song is arranged for piano and voice with guitar chord frames. Songs include: All the Things You Are - At Last - Bridge over Troubled Water - City of Stars - Constant Craving - Crazy - Gabriel's Oboe - Hallelujah - Imagine - La Vie En Rose (Take Me to Your Heart Again) - My Heart Will Go on (Love Theme from 'Titanic') - Over the Rainbow - Perfect - River Flows in You - Shallow - Somewhere - Summertime - This Is Me - Time After Time - Wonderful Tonight - You Raise Me Up - and more. Listen to a Spotify playlist of all the songs from this book!

Songlist: Easy Living, Open Arms, Crazy, Good Night, Can You Feel The Love Tonight, Believe, Beautiful In My Eyes, You Belong To Me, Beauty And The Beast, The Colour Of My Love, At Last, Gabriel's Oboe, The Rose, Time After Time, Sway, Faithfully, If, Perfect, Hello, All I Ask Of You, All I Have To Do Is Dream, Change The World, Someone Like You, All Of Me, The Tracks Of My Tears, Ooo Baby Baby, Best Of My Love, All The Things You Are, All The Way, Somewhere, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 70728b | Songbook | $32.95 | PVG


Individual Folios

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Skye Boat Song : SATB : Darmon Meader : Songbook : CM9410

Darmon Meader : Skye Boat Song

Originally commissioned for several combined choirs, this arrangement is a modern interpretation of the classic Scottish folk song with Darmon Meader's updated harmonic and rhythmic sensibilities. Though treated with a more modern approach, a traditional choir will find this piece to be very approachable as they explore the more intricate, lush harmonies for which Darmon has become well-known contest and festival approved!

Arranger: Darmon Meader | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| CM9410


Skye Boat Song : SATB : Jay Althouse : Sheet Music : 00-18585 : 038081142241

Jay Althouse : Skye Boat Song

This Haunting Scottish folk song tells the story of a long-forgotten rebellion against the British with a beautiful text by Robert Louis Stevenson. It's both touching and dramatic, as unison writing alternates with strong, full choral writing. Consider the TBB edition for your men.

Arranger: Jay Althouse | Poetry By: Robert Louis Stevenson | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-18585 | Showtrax CD Available


Skye Boat Song : SAB : Jay Althouse : Sheet Music : 00-18586 : 038081142258

Jay Althouse : Skye Boat Song

This Haunting Scottish folk song tells the story of a long-forgotten rebellion against the British with a beautiful text by Robert Louis Stevenson. It's both touching and dramatic, as unison writing alternates with strong, full choral writing. Consider the TBB edition for your men.

Arranger: Jay Althouse | Poetry By: Robert Louis Stevenson | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-18586 | Showtrax CD Available


Skye Boat Song : TBB : Jay Althouse : Sheet Music : 00-18587 : 038081142265

Jay Althouse : Skye Boat Song

This Haunting Scottish folk song tells the story of a long-forgotten rebellion against the British with a beautiful text by Robert Louis Stevenson. It's both touching and dramatic, as unison writing alternates with strong, full choral writing. Consider the TBB edition for your men.

Arranger: Jay Althouse | Poetry By: Robert Louis Stevenson | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: TBB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-18587 | Showtrax CD Available


Skye Boat Song : SATB : Douglas Wagner : Sheet Music : 00-43212 : 038081487540

Douglas Wagner : Skye Boat Song

Like waves of an ocean carrying a boat, the lilting triple-meter of this ageless Scottish folk tune supports warm choral tones. Lush and embracing, it's a lovely ballad for concert or contest. To make it extra special, perform with the optional string orchestra accompaniment.

Arranger: Douglas Wagner | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-43212 | Showtrax CD Available


Skye Boat Song : SAB : Douglas Wagner : Sheet Music : 00-43213 : 038081487557

Douglas Wagner : Skye Boat Song

Like waves of an ocean carrying a boat, the lilting triple-meter of this ageless Scottish folk tune supports warm choral tones. Lush and embracing, it's a lovely ballad for concert or contest. To make it extra special, perform with the optional string orchestra accompaniment.

Arranger: Douglas Wagner | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-43213 | Showtrax CD Available


Skye Boat Song : SSA : Douglas Wagner : Sheet Music : 00-43214 : 038081487564

Douglas Wagner : Skye Boat Song

Like waves of an ocean carrying a boat, the lilting triple-meter of this ageless Scottish folk tune supports warm choral tones. Lush and embracing, it's a lovely ballad for concert or contest. To make it extra special, perform with the optional string orchestra accompaniment.

Arranger: Douglas Wagner | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-43214 | Showtrax CD Available


Skye Boat Song : 3-Part : Cristi Cary Miller : Sheet Music : 08552253 : 884088396411

Cristi Cary Miller : Skye Boat Song

This traditional Scottish song recalls the escape of Bonnie Prince Charlie to the Isle of Skye. The gently rocking motion of the 6/8 meter and the cello obbligato combine with the well-crafted vocals to create a magical atmosphere in performance. An excellent choice for developing ensembles! Available separately: 3-Part Mixed, 2-Part, VoiceTrax CD. Duration: ca. 3:00.

Arranger: Cristi Cary Miller | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: 3-Part | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08552253 | Voicetrax CD Available


Skye Boat Song : 2-Part : Cristi Cary Miller : Sheet Music : 08552254 : 884088396428

Cristi Cary Miller : Skye Boat Song

This traditional Scottish song recalls the escape of Bonnie Prince Charlie to the Isle of Skye. The gently rocking motion of the 6/8 meter and the cello obbligato combine with the well-crafted vocals to create a magical atmosphere in performance. An excellent choice for developing ensembles! Available separately: 3-Part Mixed, 2-Part, VoiceTrax CD. Duration: ca. 3:00.

Arranger: Cristi Cary Miller | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08552254 | Voicetrax CD Available


Skye Boat Song : 2-Part : Lois Fiftal : Sheet Music : 15-3172H : 9780787716059

Lois Fiftal : Skye Boat Song

Lois Fiftal's sensitive setting of the well-known Scottish folk song is the perfect selection to integrate history into the choral classroom. With logical voice leading and a mix of unison and independent vocal lines, it also serves as a natural introduction to counterpoint.

Arranger: Lois Fiftal | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.95 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 15-3172H


Skye Boat Song : SSA : Greg Gilpin : Sheet Music : 35020606 : 747510063995

Greg Gilpin : Skye Boat Song

Simple and lovely. This SSA arrangement of the popular Scottish folk song will teach your women's ensemble about expression, vocal energy and dynamic interpretation. The vocal ranges help your students learn to sing fully and supported. The piano part is supportive, but independent, and develops the feel of the sea's waves and motion. Unison, 2-part, and full SSA singing is explored and reflect the beauty of this lullaby, Skye Boat Song. Full piano accompaniment on Piano Trax 2004.

Arranger: Greg Gilpin | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.50 |
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| 35020606


Skye Boat Song : TTBB : Jameson Marvin : Sheet Music : 35020611

Jameson Marvin : Skye Boat Song

Wow! Written for the Harvard Glee Club, this is men's choral singing at its best! Jameson Marvin sets this beautiful Scottish folksong combining both the jauntiness of a sailor's air and the sensitivity of a lullaby. Skye Boat Song is exquisite.

Arranger: Jameson Marvin | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $2.50 | A Cappella |
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| 35020611


Skye Boat Song : SSA : Paul Langford : Sheet Music : 35032391 : 888680789152 : 1540034259

Paul Langford : Skye Boat Song

This a cappella setting accompanied by simple hand percussion is full of mystery and pulse. The haunting Scottish melody is woven with familiar and unfamiliar harmonies above a steady percussion creating a dance-like lilt in ae time. An SSA choral that is organic and natural like a folk song from long ago.

Arranger: Paul Langford | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.10 | A Cappella |
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| 35032391


Skye Boat Song : Unison : Joyce Eilers : Sheet Music : 40215012 : 073999462326

Joyce Eilers : Skye Boat Song

A charming historical story song, geared to early middle school unchanged mixed voices. Available: Unison/2-Part.

Arranger: Joyce Eilers

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Voicing: Unison | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
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| 40215012


Skye Boat Song : SA : Lee Kesselman : Sheet Music : 48004960 : 073999458152

Lee Kesselman : Skye Boat Song

The Isle of Skye, off the northwest coast of Scotland, was home to Flora MacDonald, made famous by aiding the escape of Bonnie Prince Charlie following his defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746. The Skye Boat Song is not only a narrative. It is also a tribute to the Romantic history of Scotland and one of its great heroines and a nostalgic reminder of the greatness of the Scottish way of life and its traditions.

Arranger: Lee Kesselman | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: SA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
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| 48004960


Skye Boat Song : SAB : Alexander L'Estrange : Sheet Music : 12-0571538126 : 9780571538126

Alexander L'Estrange : Skye Boat Song

The Skye Boat Song is perhaps one of the best-known Scottish melodies of all. It refers to the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie who, still only a boy, was smuggled out of Scotland to France after the Scots' defeat by the English at the Battle of Culloden in 1745. Despite there being a huge reward on his head, not one of his faithful Highlanders would betray him to the "auld enemy": a girl named Flora MacDonald disguised him in her maid's clothes and helped to row him "over the sea to Skye." The words by Sir Harold Boulton date from the nineteenth century. Faber Choral Singles offer a series of beautifully crafted arrangements in a diversity of musical styles for today's choirs. From Broadway, pop and folk to spirituals, gospel and original works, the Faber Choral Singles series guarantees the perfect repertoire for every occasion.

Arranger: Alexander L'Estrange | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.85 |
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| 12-0571538126


Skye Boat Song : SSA : Bob Chilcott : Bob Chilcott : Sheet Music : 9780193356719 : 9780193356719

Bob Chilcott : Skye Boat Song

This arrangement was commissioned for the Last Night of the Proms 2006. It is compatible with the SATB version in The Bob Chilcott Songbook; the two arrangements can be sung together.

Composer: Bob Chilcott | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.90 |
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| 9780193356719

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