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
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. Audio | Score
This is a South African Zulu song which means: ‘What have we done?’Beccy Owen Audio (Beccy Owen – parts) | Audio (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. Audio parts | Audio round | Score
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 .