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“Five from the Folder: Multicultural Repertoire” by José Rivera

FIVE FROM THE FOLDER: MULTICULTURAL REPERTOIRE by José Rivera
 
1. "La Hia Manu" Stephen Hatfield Boosey & Hawkes # 979-0-051- 7841-5 
     This spirited Polynesian arrangement is filled with lyrical and energetic passages. Uses bamboo poles!
 
2. "Son de la Loma" Jonathan Quick  Cypress Choral Music # CP 1118
      This Cuban folk song is filled with rhythmic and harmonic nuances, is a crowd pleaser.
 
3. "Plena" Diana Saez  Roger Dean Publishing # LO.15-2836R
      A Puerto Rican folk dance arranged for treble voices.  
 
4. "Taladh Chriosada" Boosey & Hawkes  # M051478743
      Gaelic lullaby for treble voices, violin, and piano is filled with lyrical passages
 
5. "He'll Make a Way" Byron Smith  Onyx Publications # BS 0001
     Traditional gospel style arrangement with walking bass is a concert pleaser!
 
(“Five from the Folder” provides brief, text-length reviews of vocal works currently in the folders of choral directors throughout the United States.  To share five from your folder, contact Scott Dorsey at dorsey@acda.org)