Community Voiceworks - Burns, Partington bk/cd

Community Voiceworks - Burns, Partington bk/cd

Community Voiceworks - Burns, Partington bk/cd

£37.95

43 flexible songs, from simple unison to four parts, by established writers and arrangers
  • Ideal for community choirs of all types and school groups of 11+ years
  • Vast range of repertoire, including well-known pop songs, traditional songs from around the world, contemporary songs, protest songs, and rounds
  • Diverse themes, including Peace and Reflection, Liberty and Freedom, and Celebrations
  • Warm-ups and practical tips on working with amateur singers and the natural voice
  • Supporting rehearsal plans for each song, from the basis of learning by ear
  • Copiable pages
  • CD containing MP3s of learning tracks (providing individual vocal parts) and backing tracks for some pieces
  • Recordings of full performances available to download
  • Community Voiceworks is an unrivalled collection of fun, reflective, empowering, and moving songs in the practical Voiceworks format. With five sections covering a variety of life's key themes, there is something for everyone - from classic hits such as 'Sitting on the Dock of the Bay', 'If I had a hammer', 'Walking on Sunshine', and 'Something Inside So Strong' to well-known traditional songs and new works by acclaimed choir leaders. The CD provides recordings of individual parts, allowing non-readers to learn aurally, and song sheets are photocopiable. A truly inclusive collection for all groups who love singing together, regardless of experience!
    Section I: Short and Sweet
    Words Betty Tindal, music Alison Burns: I open my arms wide
    Ros Thomas: I am not thinking about you
    Polly Bolton: Spring Song
    Carol Prior: A cat meditating
    Alison Burns: A Twist in the Air
    Trad., arr. Gitika Partington: Deep Down in my Soul
    Juliet Prager: All will be well
    Bryan Kessler, adap. Mark and Sharie Anderson, harm. Nickomo: E malama
    Jules Gibb: Caballos galopando
    Section II: Peace and Reflection
    words John Newton, music Sam Cooke: Amazing grace
    words John Newton, music Gitika Partington: How Sweet the Sound
    Trad.: Down in the River to Pray
    Alison Burns: There is silence in my heart tonight
    Alison Burns: Keep me
    Melanie Dolinski, arr. Andrew Emmet: Peace white dove
    Otis Redding and Steve Cropper, arr. Gitika Partington: Sitting on the Dock of the Bay
    Section III: Liberty and Freedom
    Roxane Smith: Ain't gonna study war
    Trad. / Gitika Partington: Ride this Train
    Curtis Mayfield, arr. Val Regan: People get ready
    Alison Burns: Give me wings
    Nickomo: I can hear a train a-comin'
    Pete Seeger and Lee Hays, arr. Gitika Partington and Peter Hunt: If I had a hammer
    Em Whitfield Brooks: Sold down the river
    Zulu song: Shona malanga
    words Antonia Machado/Trad., music Val Regan: Ya Basta!
    words Dick Dallas, music Billy Taylor, arr. Pete Churchill: I wish I knew how it would feel to be free
    Section IV: Change, Loss, and Moving On
    Nickomo: Keep your heart good
    South African: Think of me
    words Judy Grahn, music Alison Burns: The Mountain
    Alison Burns: A Pebble on my Tongue
    Peggy Seeger, arr. Peter Amidon: Love Call me Home
    Hedy West, arr. Gitika Partington: Five Hundred Miles
    Cyndi Lauper and Rob Hyman, arr. Gitika Partington: Time after Time
    words Robert Burns, Trad. Scottish melody, arr. Alison Burns and Gitika Partington: Auld Lang Syne
    Section V: Celebrations
    Nickomo: The Yeah Song
    Sammy Hurden: Now the sun is rising up
    Gitika Partington: I stand tall
    Bruce Knight: Zidele amathambo
    Kirsty Martin: Different Ships
    Alison Burns: May your cup always be full
    Pauline Down: Old Woman
    Kimberley Rew, arr. Gitika Partington: Walking on Sunshine
    Labi Siffre, arr. Pete Churchill: Something Inside So Strong

    SKU: 0193390799