Dave Camlin, Alison Scott, Bassenthwaite
Jilly Jarman Carol about the kindness of King Wenceslas: single line, folk/shuffle, piano. See “I come to the door” for a shortened version – lyrics by Jen Ellin KEY STAGE 2 & upwards
score | piano accompaniment
Kirsten Taylor, Jilly Jarman, Cath Sewell One of three songs commissioned for the Kendal Brewery’s MOTTO project. It uses the words to a Cumbrian folk song and works them into an evocative vocal weave.
score | mp3
Jilly Jarman & Year 4, Montreal CE Primary School, Cleator Moor A very easy song to sing with a catchy hook – simple to change it and add your own ideas.
score | mp3 (Sung here by Penrith National Sing Up Day teachers session)
Robin Horton Written for and performed by Oakmeadow Primary School, Wolverhampton, this is a great song with a catchy tune and rhythm.
mp3 backing track | mp3 (Sung here by Oakmeadow Primary School, Wolverhampton)
Roslyn Doak Written by 15 year old Roslyn as part of her work experience week with BlueJam, and previewed at Penrith Singing Squad – a great song, with a catchy tune, lots of rhythm and insightful lyrics.
score (E) | piano acc (Eb) | piano acc with vocal guide
Jennifer Ellin Written for the Brewery, Kendal’s singing club this has four lines which are gradually added to make a full sound. KEY STAGE 1 & 2
New arrangement of this traditional gospel song. KEY STAGE 2 & upwards
Song about the coming of the New Year.
KEY STAGE 2 & upwards
jazzy and fun. A song for Early years exploring fun sounds you can make.
Lovely new arrangement for two voices of this traditional carol.
score | mp3
Dave Camlin, Bassenthwaite KEY STAGE 1 & 2
4 part groove – beautiful, soulful piece. Part of a song written by Bex Mather with a regeneration project. KEY STAGE 2 & upwards
mp3 | mp3 parts | score
Yr 7 Kirkby Stephen Grammar School, Cumbria Written out of a call and response game based on a 12-bar blues – girls opposite boys! They made up great dances to go with it. KEY STAGE 2 & upwards
mp3 | score
Good performance song for KEY STAGE 2.
mp3 | mp3 backing
Beaconside Juniors, Penrith, Cumbria Fun song with actions, arrangement for wind and brass. Very easy piano accompaniment (2 chords) KEY STAGE 1 & 2
Lively song – soul with country inflexions, with guitar accompaniment with harmony line. Suitable for solo singers or confident choir. KEY STAGE 2 & 3 upwards
mp3 | guitar backing
Easy song, lyrical with piano accompaniment. KEY STAGE 1 & 2
Reggae carol about refugees – we all belong – harmonies, guitar/piano acc. Version arranged for Beaconside school with lyrics by Jen Ellin – see Precious as a New-born baby. KEY STAGE 1, 2, 3
score in C
Calypso carol about everyone being important, whoever they are and wherever they come from. Easy trumpet, flute and violin parts composed by Beaconside School children. KEY STAGE 1, 2, 3, 4
score with instruments | actions