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Yellow Bird - Haitian Folk Song - Intermediate Piano Solo

By Haitian Folk Song

Piano Solo, Easy Piano - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Haitian Folk Song. Arranged by Dennis Ruello. General Instructional, Folk, Latin, Pop, Children's Music. Sheet Music Single, Solo Part. 2 pages. Published by Chicory Music (S0.318507).

Item Number: S0.318507

"2018 Keyboard Contest Entry"
Choucoune (Yellow Bird) is a 19th-century Haitian song composed by Michel Mauléart Monton with lyrics from a poem by Oswald Durand. It was rewritten with English lyrics in the 20th century as Yellow Bird.The English rendering of Yellow Bird, first appeared on the album Calypso Holiday, a 1957 release by the Norman Luboff Choir, with Luboff having arranged the song in the calypso style that become popular in the English-speaking world in the mid-1950s This arrangement, written at the intermediate level in the keyboard  friendly key of F, has fingerings clearly marked and includes chord symbols. It is appropriate for recitals, school performances, and sight-reading. Performance time is approx. 2 minutes, 30 seconds.

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  • 5

    Patsy N.
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  • June 12, 2018 Yellow Bird

    I am a piano teacher who is always looking for music that is enjoyable to play.This one is written in an easy key (1 flat ) and fun for my students to play since they are familiar with the tune! Rhythm and fingerings are helpful and concise. Highly recommend for...

    late elementary / intermediate piano students!

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