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Christmas Issue 116: Children go, I will send you

I’ve been singing this at various carol services in schools and churches this year. I got it from an old, out-of-print music scheme called “Ears and Eyes”, by Jack Dobbs, Roger Fiske and Michael lane, published by OUP in 1974. If you … Continue reading

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Issue 113: Jingle Bells

This is Jingle Bells time of year with a vengeance. Last week I taught it on recorders, boomwhackers, chime bars, keyboards, ukuleles, xylophones and glockenspiels. And on piano. And in samba. Mostly, I used the letters; here it is for … Continue reading

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Issue 113: While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night

How many tunes do you know for this carol? This one is the traditional Winchester Old: You can find Lyngham here. It’s a “fuguing” tune, because of the way the voices split in the second part http://www.hymnary.org/tune/lyngham_jarman You can also fit this … Continue reading

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