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The Lion Sleeps Tonight

By George David Weiss

Choir Secular (2-part) - Grade 2
Composed by George David Weiss, Hugo Peretti, and Luigi Creatore. Arranged by Jeff Funk. Choral Octavo. Easy Pop Choral Series. Broadway; Movie; Secular. Choral Octavo. 12 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.WBCH9425).

Item Number: AP.WBCH9425

Lyrics and revised music by George David Weiss, Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore.

Jeff's arrangement of this classic hit, heard in the blockbuster hit movie The Lion King and featured in the Burger King merchandising campaign, is accessible for young performers on up. A captivating song in a delightful arrangement. Don't sleep on this one. The accompaniment is rhythmic and dynamic. Add it to your choir's repertoire.
Recorded Acc. Available.

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  • 2012-02-02 00:00:00.0 Fun piece

    I used this song for a small group of girls ages 13-15. Easy to sing, easy to play without sounding juvenile. Fun arrangement overall. The only problem is that the "higher" and "lower" parts require the same range, so some of the alto girls had trouble with the higher...

    notes. I recommend this for younger choirs.

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