Good Morning Everybody – J Jarman

For Beaconside Schools Written for Singing Communities 2005. Greeting song which allows high and low sounds and play acting. Jazzy. KEY STAGE 1 & 2

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Give Us Some Time Out

Carol Douglas Northern songwriter Carol teamed up with Australian Brian Ralston to record this song. Great opportunities for performance here. KEY STAGE 2 to adult .

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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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Christmas Lights

Skelton Primary School with Headteacher, Gary Newman Lovely new carol for 2009 sung here with guitar accompaniment. Catchy melody and great words.

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Castles in the Sky

Jennifer Ellin Lovely lyrical verse for head voice, with a catchy, rhythmic chorus which dips below C and can be sung with energy. Composed for BlueJam’s performance at Songlines concert, Keswick. KEY STAGE 2,3

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Canta

Jilly Jarman and Pilar Marchori Spanish piece with optional piano/guitar/accordion accompaniment. English and Spanish words. Good with movements, dance steps and counting games.

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The Blues are Here

Zoe, Megan and Martha, Yr 7 Kirkby Stephen Grammar School 12-bar blues with catchy, easy tune and lyrics. Great warm-up or to create dances to. Harmonies possible.

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The Big Ship Sails –

Alan Penman and Alan Dunn This is a great backing track for assembly singing or performance and because it is about the opening of the Manchester Ship Canal and a Victorian Singing Game, it fits well into the curriculum.

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