Little Machines

A collection of 28 very short mechanical works for unaccompanied mixed singers. Full of ostinati and countermelodies, these well-crafted, sophisticated songs are easy and fun to sing - and fascinating to hear.

This handy 89-page book can be purchased at amazon.
The digital book can be purchased at Sheet Music Plus.
Individual .pdf scores can be downloaded for free from the table below.


Click on a Song to Download its Score

Song Number

Title of Song
1 B-flat is the Answer S, A, T, B
2 Chance to Start Again S, (A/T), B
3 Dreams 3 and 4-pt
4 Education for All S, (A/T), B
5 Everywhere the Beautiful 5-pt Mixed
5-1 Russia the Beautiful Unison
5-2 Kenya the Beautiful Unison
5-3 China the Beautiful Unison
5-4 Cuba the Beautiful Unison
5-5 America the Beautiful Unison
6 Friend of Time S, (A/T), B
7 Great Circles S, (A/T), B
8 How High Can We Go? S, (A/T), B
9 I am a Machine 3-part round
10 I See Your Differnces and I Smile S, (A/T), B
11 Interval Round 3-part round
12 Keep Us Open, Keep Us Free S, (A/T), B
13 Live, Let Live S, (A/T), B
14 Marching to the Future S, (A/T), B
15 Mud to Flower S, (A/T), B
16 Popcorn Waltz S, A, T, B
17 Somewhere There's a Place S, A, T, B
18 Suffering is a Part of Life S, Whistlers, B
19 Superstition S, A, T, B
20 Taking Off My Jersey S, (A/T), B
21 Tiny Change Yodel Yodelers, S, B
22 Traveling Heals S, A, T, B
23 Troubled Child S, (A/T), B
24 Tuning to Each Other S, (A/T), B
25 Up-Down Polka S, (A/T), B
26 Working S, A, T, B
27 Works of Art S, (A/T), B
28 You Go Ahead S, (A/T), B

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