‘I Like To Sing’

Hayton CE Primary Year 2, CP project with musician Jilly Jarman 2011. They wrote this, performed it.

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‘Energetic!’

Asby Primary School, Year 3,4,5, Songwriting project with musician Jilly Jarman 2012 The task was to write a song about the Olympics!

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‘A Lovely Day’

Hayton CE Primary Year 2, CP project with musician Jilly Jarman 2011 They wrote this, performed it, and made a recording.

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‘All The Stares’

High Hesket CE Primary Year 5 & 6, Penrith Schools Transition Choir session They wrote this, tried it out on instruments (some they had never played before) – in an hour!

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The days of the week

Words by Pilar Marchori A very simple remembering song based on the clave rhythm. Just four notes to sing. English/Spanish, Spanish/English

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Muevete

J Jarman, 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

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Meine Oma

Funny song, about a practical Grandmother who does things like drive a motorbike in the chicken coop and has glasses with curtains etc. From the original by Robert Steidl (1865-1927). Shared by Korinna Hedinger-Farrell
Suitable for Key Stages 2 and 3.

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Give it right

Em Whitfield Soulful upbeat song with 3 parts and piano/guitar chords KEY STAGE 2, 3 & 4

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Gathered Together

By Alison Scott and Emily Hallewell A haunting melody to sing round the campfire, with drums and percussion and descriptive movements
KEY STAGE 2 & 3.

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Fire!

Ems Featherstone, Alison Scott, Penrith Singing Squad A great song to sing with energy with three interlocking parts KEY STAGE 2 & 3.

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Driving Song

Elizabeth Corney An up-beat song with funky piano accompaniment

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Dalston Lamp

Lovely new folk song by Cumbrian composer Carol Douglas vocals and fiddle by Carolyn Francis.

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Come play my game

Sharon Durant Upbeat with a great groove. Witty song about playing computer games, going on Bebo etc. Main melody and counter melodies. Worth spending time to learn all the parts – great finale song for a concert.
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Cloth is Our Bread

Kirsten Taylor Single line melody with vocal percussion – a modern treatment of a folk subject, written for primary schools in the Kendal area.
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