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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Tape ton pied

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.

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Take Me Home

Ndebele song taught to Sian Crooze by Black Umfolosi, Zimbabwean Vocal Harmony, Drumming and Dance Group.

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Senzenina

This is a South African Zulu song which means: ‘What have we done?’
Beccy Owen 
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Senwa Dedende

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. 

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O leyo

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. 

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Jambo

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 their Year 6 leaving celebration.

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Gumama

Traditional Nigerian Church song with 3-part harmony.
Suitable for KS 2, 3 and adults.

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