Julie Gaulke Music

John Kanaka

  John Kanaka  
Sheet music file
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Julie Gaulke
Lyricist folklore
PublisherJulie Gaulke
Genre Pop / Song
Instrumentation Piano, Glockenspiel, Metallophone, Triangle, Xylophone, Shaker, Children’s choir: Soprano, Alto, Tenor
Scored forAccompanying piano, Trio, Choir
Type of scoreFull score
Key E flat major
Duration 1'58"
Difficulty Medium
Year of composition 2011
Description "John Kanaka" is a sea shanty, traditionally performed in a call-and-response manner. This arrangement can offer opportunities for soloists on each verse, with the choir responding with "John Kanaka-naka-tulaie." This arrangement also offers opportunities for your budding musicians to keep the steady rhythm using Orff instruments. (Other instruments may be substituted in place of what I have in the score.) Although written for SAT voices, you can use any mix you have, or have everyone sing in unison if you want. The parts are all written in treble clef. Here is a link that gives a brief description of this tune: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Kanaka
Upload date 25 Oct 2011


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