Lively song – soul with country inflexions, with guitar accompaniment with harmony line. Suitable for solo singers or confident choir. KEY STAGE 2 & 3 upwards
A soulful 5-part same or mixed voice acapella song, especially good for vocal remedies sessions and community choirs
Y Vela-Castro, Warcop school Written for Vocal Union project 2006-7. Easy Spanish up-beat song – harmonies, guitar/ piano, few words KEY STAGE 1, 2, 3 & upwards
This is a similar tune to Old Joe Clark. It is in the mixolydian mode and has a lovely melody. Section 1 and 2 fit together and you can add a lower harmony quite easily. Audio | Score
Ndebele song taught to Sian Crooze by Black Umfolosi, Zimbabwean Vocal Harmony, Drumming and Dance Group.
This is a South African Zulu song which means: ‘What have we done?’ (Beccy Owen, Hannah Reid)
Traditional Ghanaian song. This short and simple piece can be harmonised, sung in a round, sung over riffs, played with instruments, have new words written to it. A very popular song for teachers from KS1 upwards.
Beautiful song introduced by Sarah Kekus at Vocal Union training Day July 10th 2009.
Traditional gospel and liberation song from America. Many different versions sung by choirs, acapella groups, folk and protest singers. I love the arrangement by Bernice Reagan Johnson. This is an extremely simple version. Suitable for KEY STAGE 2 to adult.
A Ghanaian women’s song – A call to work. Taught to Sian Croose by Anna Mudeka. A call and response with easy harmonies.Suitable for KEY STAGE 2 to adults.
Extremely popular song in Swahili from Kenya. 3 part harmonies – many different versions. Easy song to play on tin whistles or recorders.There are many different versions – these are the two verses taught by Batanai Marimba, plus English words written by Beaconside Infants for […]
Traditional Nigerian Church song with 3-part harmony.Suitable for KS 2, 3 and adults. Score
A traditional gospel song with easy harmony parts and an exciting counter melody. Suitable for KS 1,2,3 and adult .