Traditional South African Choral Music Volume I
(Book+DVD) $34.99

Six South African songs for SATB or treble choir. Teaching DVD with voice parts, dance movements, pronunciation tracks and performances. Book includes tips for teaching and performing, pronunciation guide, background information for the songs and more.


Songs in this volume:

  1. Mrs Galo
  2. Mmamoshimane
  3. Modimo rea go boka
  4. Njengebhadi libhadula
  5. Koloi ya Eliya
  6. Ndandihleli


Traditional South African Choral Music

Volume I DVD & book: $34.99


Traditional South African Choral Music Volume II
(Book+DVD) $34.99

Six South African songs for SATB choir. Teaching DVD with voice parts, dance movements, pronunciation tracks and performances. Book includes tips for teaching and performing, pronunciation guide, background information for the songs and more.


Songs in this volume:

  1. Likhon' ithemba lam 
  2. Re dibini 
  3. Ndisondela kuwe 
  4. Swilo yini 
  5. Sesimfumene 
  6. Iindonga zaJeriko


Traditional South African Choral Music

Volume II DVD & book: $34.99

Music from the Republic of Georgia
(Book+DVD) $34.99

Traditional 3-part folk songs from the Republic of Georgia, for mixed, youth and adult choirs. Book with scores, pronunciation guide, performance guidelines and background information, and accompanying DVD with performance and

pronunciation video.


  1. Aragvisp'iruli lashkruli
  2. Bail-betkil
  3. Chela
  4. Deda mogik'vdesa
  5. Imeruli mgzavruli
  6. Lemchil
  7. Megruli alilo
  8. Rach'uli nana
  9. Shari-shuri
  10. Tselo mousvi balakhsa
  11. Ts'mindao ghmerto
  12. Uts'inares mas vadidebt


Music from the Republic of Georgia

Book & DVD: $34.99


Figuring out what you need to know so that you can teach another culture's choral genre can be an intimidating task.  We have some great resources to help you!

Teaching DVDs

Vela Vela

(Book+DVD) $34.99
Created by Mollie Stone

Designed to help conductors, music educators and singers

learn about black South African choral music, and learn to teach

in the oral tradition. 


On Vela Vela you will watch as the University of Cape Town Choir for Africa performs and teaches seven traditional South African choral arrangements. Members of the choir will teach you each song, voice part by voice part, in the oral tradition. The singers will provide guidance on pronunciation, vocal tone, dance movements, and background information for each song.


Vela Vela also features  interviews in which the singers talk about the role music has played in their lives. The DVD comes with an extensive instruction booklet, containing helpful hints on how to use the video to teach the songs as authentically as possible. The booklet includes historical information about black South African choral music, translations of each song, IPA, and additional information about the project.

Songs included:

  1. Lizela
  2. Vela Vela
  3. Shumayela
  4. Ke nale Monna
  5. Andikhatali
  6. As' Kwaz'Ukuhamba
  7. Ntakana


Vela Vela

DVD & book: $34.99

Raising the Bar Books+DVDs

Created by Patty Cuyler & Mollie Stone
Multimedia resources for authentic world music performance. Teaching video features   singers from the Chicago Children's Choir as a demonstration ensemble, under the direction of world-class traditional singer/conductors.  READ MORE