(click the title to view and hear
This well-known, "crowd-pleasing," German folk song includes
the German text which consists of 12 easy words. The
eight measure introduction is written in four-parts (madrigal style); the remainder is in a round. Singing four-parts in German will give your group a
terrific feeling of accomplishment. Percussion
instruments add an extra dimension by replacing the "letter" clapping. It may be a little silly, but a lot of fun.
variable voicing charts to view the options that are available to sing the
piece with different age groups.
Words and Music: German
Arranger: Dave Riley
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When you click Joseph
Dearest, Joseph Mine, you will be able to access an engraved copy of the piece.
You may need to download a little "Scorch" plug-in to view and hear it. Just
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After the music appears on your screen, there are TWO WAYS to view and hear
1. Click the "play"
icon and you will hear the piece played electronically, and as it plays, the
cursor will lead your vision through the piece. Read the text as you listen
to the music.
Click the "Hear Choir Audio" link (upper right hand corner) to hear a choral
ensemble sing the piece. Use the Sibelius "page" icon to move the
pages of the engraved copy manually as you listen. Do not click the
"play" icon while the ensemble is singing or you will hear both renditions
This arrangement is performed by
Cambiata Singers of the
Arkansas Boys Choir
Don L. Collins, Director