An African Celebration (Betelehemu / African Noel / Siyahamba). Arranged by Sally K. Albrecht. Choir Secular. SATB choir. Choral Octavo. Choral Designs. Form: Medley. Folk; Kwanzaa; Multicultural; Secular; Winter. Choral Octavo. 16 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.21804).
Sally Albrecht combines three celebrated African folk songs into one exuberant arrangement for choirs of all levels from elementary through high school. Pulsating rhythms and a joyous layering of vocal parts build to an explosive finish. Sing this cross-cultural gem in Swahili and English for seasonal concerts, or use the alternate "Alleluya" text all year long. A lively African feel SoundTrax is available, or add your own rhythm instruments.
Recorded Acc. Available.
About Alfred Choral Designs
The Alfred Choral Designs Series provides student and adult choirs with a variety of secular choral music that is useful, practical, educationally appropriate, and a pleasure to sing. To that end, the Choral Designs series features original works, folk song settings, spiritual arrangements, choral masterworks, and holiday selections suitable for use in concerts, festivals, and contests.