Category Archives: Songs

15/60 Free Song Source

Some time ago I came across this site; www.vocalunion.org.uk I’ve copied and pasted this from the home page which explains who they are and what they are about:   This website was initially created to provide resources for the Vocal … Continue reading

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2017/3 A Snail song for young children

I found this song and game on youtube; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Oz5wOq8qLY no, back a step, I found the song on www.singup.org which is a great song site, but you need to PAY MONEY to join it (but loads and loads of resources). … Continue reading

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97/100 Nanuma – 4-part round

This is a traditional African round – you can find it in all sorts of places and song books. Here is one version – sometimes the top note is a B flat, sometimes it is a B natural. It is … Continue reading

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96/100 Boxing Day – St Stephen’s Day

I’m a couple of days late, I know, but today I finally got a chance to listen to this track which had been sitting in my in-box. It is a traditional folk song about St Stephen, who is remembered on the … Continue reading

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87/100 Angels from the Realms of Glory

One of my favourite carols, and here’s my favourite version, by Maddy Prior and the Carnival Band   Actually, this is one of my favourite Christmas Carols CDs. I’ve had a lot of fun with primary school classes getting them … Continue reading

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65/100 Pentatonic Composition

Here’s an idea for call-and-response pentatonic song composition. I started by teaching the song “Hill ‘n’ Gully Ride-a” – but you can skip this step if you like. The children just need to understand the concept of call-and-response; here’s an example; … Continue reading

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59/100 Music Resources from Oxfam

  While on the hunt for music for “Cauliflowers Fluffy” I discovered that Oxfam have a whole load of resources for music – Hurray! I have copied and pasted this ENORMOUS link into my browser and found a host of Harvest … Continue reading

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58/100 Cauliflowers Fluffy

Today I had another go at teaching “Cauliflowers fluffy”. Yesterday I was able to stream the song, lyrics, backing tracks etc using my www.singup.org membership, as an interim while we searched high and low for the CD, which we will … Continue reading

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