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Sakura (Japanese Folk Song)

By Michael Scott

Choir Secular (2-Part choir) - Grade 2
Arranged by Michael Scott. Performance Music Ensemble; Single Titles. Alfred Archive Edition: Studio PR Catalog. Folk; Multicultural; Secular. Choral Octavo. 12 pages. Alfred Music #00-SV9653. Published by Alfred Music (AP.SV9653).

Item Number: AP.SV9653


Today's multicultural awareness makes this well-known Japanese folk song a good bet for any concert program. Michael's haunting setting opens with a Japanese text, moves to an English translation and back to Japanese for the ending. It's easy to sing and a pronunciation guide is provided.

  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Todd Jolly
    San Francisco, CA
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • March 06, 2012 Sakura

    Michael Scott writes a simple, fitting piano part and equally elegant vocal harmonies for this ageless song. Harmonic lines begin in unison with the melody so that beginners can get a solid start on their counter melodies.

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