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Choral Series
All prices are AU$3.30 including including 10% GST for Australian residents unless otherwise noted in bold text.

Australian Songs

A Farmer Went Trotting
Suzanne Palmer-Holton
Unison and piano
YVM030
Quirky pentatonic setting suitable for young singers.

Advance Australia Fair
P.D. McCormack
arr. M. O'Leary
SSA unaccompanied
YVM011
A simple setting of Australia's National Anthem.

Ben Hall
arr. Mark O'Leary
SSA unaccompanied
YVM005
A haunting dorian melody telling the story of a famous bushranger who robbed from the rich, but never the poor.

Botany Bay
arr. Ian Harrison
SA and piano
YVM029
An imaginative and effective setting of this well known transportation song by Melbourne composer Ian Harrison.

Click Go the Shears/Botany Bay
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA, 2 flutes & guitar
YVM021
Two of our most well known folk songs in simple settings for young singers.

Freedom on the Wallaby
arr. Mark O'Leary
SSA unaccompanied
YVM006
A bright, tongue in cheek setting of Henry Lawson's famous Republican poem.

From Ghoulies and Ghosties
Dianne Mulholland
SSA & piano
YVM079
$3.30
A delightful arrangement of a traditional spooky round.

I Shall Sing
Suzanne Palmer-Holton
Unison and piano
YVM032
A moving setting of exquisite words by Emily Bronte.

Inanay
arr. Lou Bennett
SSA unaccomp.
YVM040
A traditional aboriginal lullaby as performed and recorded by Tiddas.

Let's Sing Together
Susie Davies-Splitter and Phil Splitter
arr. M.O'Leary
4pt Accompanied Round
YVM028
A beautiful accompanied round by Melbourne composer Susie Davies, which is ideal for large group singing.

Love Me Sweet
Carl Vine
arr. Mark O'Leary
SSA, flute & piano
YVM034
A beautiful love song from one of Australia's finest and most respected composers.

Moreton Bay
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA, soloist and piano
YVM00
A beautiful melody of Irish descent telling the story of life at Moreton Bay, one of Australia's most feared penal colonies.

Moreton Bay
arr. Mark O'Leary
Unison voices & piano
YVM068
Unison or solo version of this popular arrangement.

Nurna Marna-ka
Yunthama David and Lily Roennfeldt
arr. M. O'Leary
Unison & piano or SSA unaccompanied
YVM041
A "bush tucker" song in Western Arrarnta language from near Alice Springs in central Australia. Unison and SSA versions are included.

Tears from Clouds
Harley Mead
SA & piano
YVM057
A simple and evocative piece from a well known teacher and composer from Queensland.

The Caterpillar
Suzanne Palmer-Holton
Unison and piano YVM031 $3.30
A short, quirky with a pentatonic melody and effective accompaniment by Melbourne composer Suzanne Palmer-Holton. Suitable for young singers.

The Drover's Dream
arr. Mark O'Leary
SSA unaccompanied
YVM037
A fun setting of this humorous Australian folk song.

The Dying Stockman
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA and piano
YVM026
A lyrical setting of this beautiful melody telling of the final thoughts of a stockman, on his deathbed in the Australian bush.

The Eumerella Shore
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA and piano
YVM027
A lively song satirising the habits of free selectors, as they established properties in the Australian bush.

The Lachlan Tigers
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA, flute and piano
YVM001
A lively song in minor mode about a group of 'crack' shearers, the Lachlan Tigers.

The Little Fish
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA, flute and piano
YVM003
A sea song to a lively waltz melody (of Germanic origins).

The Little Fish (easy version)
arr. Mark O'Leary
Unison or SA and piano
YVM036
A simple setting of this popular folk song for young singers.

The Old Palmer Song
arr. Mark O'Leary
SSA unaccompanied
YVM017
A lively song telling the story of Gold Rush days in Australia.

Waltzing Matilda
arr. Mark O'Leary
SSA unaccompanied
YVM004
A colourful setting of our most famous song complete with bouncing sheep, the three troopers, the drowning in the billabong and the swagman's ghost.

Waltzing Matilda
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA & piano
YVM066
2 part version with piano accompaniment based on the SSA version.

Waltzing Matilda
arr. Mark O'Leary
Unison voices & piano
YVM067
Unison or solo version of this popular arrangement.

Waltzing Matilda
arr. Ruth McCall
SSAA unaccompanied
YVM098
A wonderful new arrangement based on the version sung by the Song Company.

Badtown
Words by Andy Griffiths and music by Ian Munro
SA & piano
YVM089
A fun song in a bluesy style about a town where everything is bad!

An Outrageous Song
Words by Andy Griffiths and music by Ian Munro
SA & piano
YVM090
Exciting 7/8 rhythms drive this song with very outrageous words. Not for the faint hearted.

Rain
Saska Ayris
SSAA & piano
YVM092
An effective song about the rain by a young Melbourne composer.

Dugong
Sherelle Eyles
SA & piano
YVM094
The first of a delightful set of easy animal songs for children by Brisbane composer Sherelle Eyles.


Carpet Python
Sherelle Eyles
SA & piano
YVM095
The second of a delightful set of easy animal songs for children by Brisbane composer Sherelle Eyles.


Bilby
Sherelle Eyles
SA & piano
YVM096
The third of a delightful set of easy animal songs for children by Brisbane composer Sherelle Eyles.


Gecko
Sherelle Eyles
SA & piano
YVM097
The fourth of a delightful set of easy animal songs for children by Brisbane composer Sherelle Eyles.

Crocodile
Sherelle Eyles
SA & piano
YVM100
The fifth of a delightful set of easy animal songs for children by Brisbane composer Sherelle Eyles.

Our Father
Sherelle Eyles
SA & piano
YVM099
An attractive setting of the Lord's Prayer by Brisbane composer Sherelle Eyles.

Kakadu
Sherelle Eyles
YVM101 SA & Piano
YVM103 unison & piano
About a bird's life in Kakadu - the famous national park.

Christmas Songs

A La Ru
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA, 2 flutes & guitar
YVM06
A lively Hispanic carol in two easy parts.

Born in a Stable
Suzanne Palmer-Holton
SSA & piano
YVM056
A beautiful new carol.

Carol
Suzanne Palmer-Holton
SSA, recorder & harp (or piano)
YVM035
Effective new carol with bird-like utterances from the descant recorder.

De Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy
arr. Mark O'Leary
SSA unaccompanied
YVM042
A lively setting of this West Indian carol.

Run With Torches
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA & piano
YVM064
An easy setting of an old French Carol.

Seven Traditional Carols
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA unaccompanied
YVM015
$4.40
Ding Dong! Merrily on High, Good King Wenceslas, O Christmas Tree, Silent Night, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Joy to the World, We wish you a Merry Christmas.

The Twelve Days of Christmas
arr. Mark O'Leary
SSA unaccomp.
YVM023
An a cappella version of this well known carol.

Three 3part Carols
arr. Mark O'Leary
SSA unaccompanied
YVM016
Deck the Hall, Mary had a Baby & O Little Town of Bethlehem

Three Carols of the Crib
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA and opt.guitar
YVM012
Away in a Manger, Infant Holy & Rocking (with optional classical guitar or keyboard)

Two part Carols
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA unaccompanied
YVM025
Angels from the Realms of Glory & Coventry Carol

 

Classics

Gavotte Gossec
arr. M. O'Leary
solo flute & SSA unaccompanied
YVM022
A party-piece for solo flute, with unaccompanied three part choir providing the accompaniment.

The Alphabet
W. A. Mozart
SSA unaccompanied
YVM044
Mozart's witty and wonderful setting of the alphabet.

 

 

 

International Songs

Ahrirang
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA and piano
YVM013
A beautiful Korean song in an easy setting, with optional strings. (2 violins and cello)

Dage Inang Sarge
arr. Mark O'Leary
SSA and piano
YVM033
An Indonesian folk song dealing with change within a traditional society. In Indonesian.

Dodi li
arr. Mark O'Leary
SSA and piano
YVM014
A lively setting of this Israeli dance song, with simple parts, suitable for young singers. In Hebrew.

Donkey Riding
arr. Mark O'Leary
Unison or SA and piano
YVM039
An easy setting of the well known sea song, suitable for young singers.

Haere ra
arr. Mark O'Leary
SSA and piano
YVM018
A well known Maori farewell song from New Zealand in a simple three part setting. In Maori language.

Hine e Hine
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA and piano
YVM043
A simple setting of a beautiful Maori lullaby, with easy part singing.

I know de Lord
arr. Mark O'Leary
SSA unaccompanied
YVM019
A simple settings of this spiritual, using soloists in traditional call and response style.

L'il Liza Jane
arr. Mark O'Leary
SSA and piano
YVM010
A tongue-in-cheek arrangement of this well known American folk song.

Land of the Silverbirch
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA & piano
YVM074
A simple setting of this well known Canadian song.

Let There Be Peace on Earth
Miller and Jackson
SSA unaccomp.
YVM020
A three part arrangement by Mark O'Leary of Miller and Jackson's well known song of peace.

Londonderry Air
arr. Mark O'Leary
SSA unaccompanied
YVM007
A lyrical arrangement of this most famous Irish song.

Miaou
arr. Mark O'Leary
3pt accompanied round
YVM038
Easy setting of a well known traditional round, suitable for young singers.

Pokare kare ana
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA, 2 flutes & guitar
YVM008
A well known Maori love song from New Zealand, in an easy setting for two part voices, two flutes and guitar. In Maori language.

Shalom Chaverim
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA and piano
YVM009
A beautiful Israeli round in a simple, but most effective setting. In Hebrew.

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
arr. Mark O'Leary
SSA unaccompanied
YVM024
A simple setting of this spiritual, using soloists in traditional call and response style.

Tinga Layo
arr. Mark O'Leary
SA (or unison) & piano
YVM049
A simple setting of this lively West Indian song, designed for easy part-singing for young choirs.

Wai Bamba
arr. Mark O'Leary
easy SSAA and percussion YVM070 $3.30
An easy arrangement of a Shona wedding song (African). Simple but effective.

When I First Came to This Land
arr. Julia Piggin
Unison & piano
YVM050
A quirky setting of a charming American folk song, suitable for young singers. The piano accompaniment is a delight!

Kitty Alone
arr. Malcolm Dalglish
SA & piano
YVM091
A traditional American song in a simple arrangement by US composer Malcolm Dalglish.

Quil O Quay
arr. Malcolm Dalglish
SA & piano
YVM093
An Appalachian ballad with a great story in a simple arrangement by US composer Malcolm Dalglish.


Songs by Paul Jarman

*String accompaniment is available for Shackleton, Volta do mar Largo,
Ancient City, The Sea of Berries, Let Go the Long White Sails and Towards Infinity. Score and parts $44.00 each song.
*Full orchestra accompaniment is available for Ancient City, Shackleton and Sea of Berries. Score and parts $66.00 each song.
Standard music at AU$3.30 also available.

**Ancient City
Paul Jarman & Andrew de Teliga
SSA (or unison) & piano
YVM045
Strong and stirring ode to an Ancient City with a folk flavour, as recorded by Gondwana Voices.

**Ancient City
SSAB & piano
YVM063
Version for mixed voices.

Coming Home
SA & piano
YVM085
A simple but effective song about the return after struggle.

Far Away Our Home
SSA & piano
YVM080
A rousing sea song telling of the sea journey from England to Australia, to a new home.

Find the Way Home
SA & piano
YVM082
This song tells the story of the heroic survival of three Torres Strait Island children who swim their way to safety after a boating mishap.

Follow Your Dreams
Paul Jarman & Andrew de Teliga
SA & piano
YVM076
Dedicated to Jesse Martin, young Australian who as a teenager sailed solo around the world. "Follow Your Dreams, Follow Your Heart".

*Let Go The Long White Sails
Unison voices & piano
YVM081
A stirring song celebrating the joys of sailing under canvas.

Pemulwuy
SSA, perc. & piano
YVM084
Pemulwuy was an Australian aboriginal activist in the early days of the white invasion of Australia. The song is strong and stirring.

Set Us Free
SSA and piano
YVM072
A stirring anthem of an Irish uprsising in the early days of Australian settlement.

**Shackleton
SSA (or unison) & piano
YVM047
A moving song about explorer Ernest Shackleton's fateful voyage to the antarctic, when all members of his expedition survived a 2 year ordeal, only to return to the first World War, in which several of the party were killed.

**Shackleton
SSAB & piano
YVM061
Version for mixed voices.

The Captain's Tale
Unison voices & piano
YVM083
A fun song from sailors at the bottom of the sea!

The Eye of the Needle
Paul Jarman & Jason Spivakovsky
SA & piano
YVM086
A rollicking nautical song which all will enjoy!

**The Sea of Berries
SSA & piano
YVM046
Nautical song from Paul Jarman, member of folk band "Sirocco". As recorded by Gondwana Voices.

**The Sea of Berries
SSAB & piano
YVM062
Version for mixed voices.

The Will to Climb
SSA & piano
YVM075
An inspirational song about striving for success and making the most of life.

The Will to Climb
SAB and piano
YVM077
Mixed voices version.

Time Enough To Give
SA and piano
YVM071
A beautiful song written for a young girl battling leukemia.

Time Enough To Give
SAB and piano
YVM078
Mixed voices version.

Time Enough To Give
unison and piano
YVM102
solo voice version.

*Volta do mar Largo
SSAB & piano
YVM060
Version for mixed voices.

*Volta do mar Largo
SSA & piano
YVM048
A rollicking nautical song best performed with bouzouki and guitar instead of piano. Part of the "Turn on the Open Sea" song cycle.

Warri and Yatungka
SSAA, perc. & piano
YVM054
Celebrates the amazing story of two aboriginal people, the "last of the nomads".

Warri and Yatungka
SA, perc. & piano
YVM055
2 part version

*Towards Infinity
SSA & piano
YVM087
A song in memory of sea kayaker Andrew McCauley.


Southern Sky
SA & piano
YVM088
A stirring song about the indigenous view of the skies.


END OF LISTING FOR PAUL JARMAN

 

Torres Strait Island Songs

Banana Traditional
SSA and perc.
YVM059
A traditional song and dance from the Torres Strait Islands.

Monkey and Turtle
arr. Frank York
SSA or SA & piano
YVM053
The 3rd of Frank York's Three Modern Folk Songs of the Torres Strait Islands.

Nane Nane
arr. Frank York
SSA or SA & piano
YVM052
The 2nd of Frank York's Three Modern Folk Songs of the Torres Strait Islands.

Serrar eh
arr. Frank York
SSA or SA & piano
YVM051
The 1st of the three songs comprising Frank York's Three Modern Folk Songs of the Torres Strait Islands.

Sesere eeye Traditional
SSA and perc.
YVM058
A traditional song and dance from the Torres Strait Islands.

NOTE: All prices are listed in AU$ including 10% GST for Australian residents.

 


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