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Catalogue No: 9780193360501
Shop Product Code: 237075L
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ISBN: 9780193360501
Jamaican Voiceworks (+ 2 CDs)

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Subtitle: 23 Traditional and Popular Jamaican Songs

Department: Vocal & Opera - Vocal Collections

Instrumentation: Mixed voices, unison to 6 parts

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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• 23 appealing songs in a variety of scorings
• Ideal for youth and community choirs, school groups (KS2 upwards), and choral groups of all ages and experience
• A complete lesson or rehearsal plan for each song
• 2 CDs with performances and backings
• Accessible piano accompaniments, and chord symbols for guitar accompaniments
• Photocopiable pages
• Songs in an array of Jamaican styles including reggae, mento, Revival, ska, and Rastafarian
• An excellent resource for the World Music strand of AQA's GCSE Music

Jamaican Voiceworks is an outstanding collection of fun and appealing Jamaican songs presented in the practical Voiceworks format. Including little-known gems and traditional favourites alongside classic pop hits, these arrangements cover a wide range of Jamaican styles and genres. With practical teaching and rehearsal notes, and 2 CDs containing performances and backings, Jamaican Voiceworks is a fantastic resource for singing groups of all ages.
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Contents

Section I: Dance and Humorous Songs Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: You walk an' talk Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Run, Moses, run Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Mister Potter Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Mango Walk Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Fan me soldier man Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Jackass with the long tail Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Run go a Kingston Section II: Work and Ring-Game Songs Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Jane an' Louisa Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Breadfruit an' jerk pork Jamaican trad., arr. Kevin Stannard: Brown Girl in the Ring Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Day da light Section III: Christmas and Revival Songs Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Wash an' be clean Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Christmas a come Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Keyman words Louise Bennett, music Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Born to rule Section IV: Rastafarian Songs Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Mount Zion Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Back to Ethiopa Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Zion me wan' go home Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Peace an' love Section V: Popular Songs words Psalm 137: Rivers of Babylon Bob Marley/Curtis Mayfield, arr. Rebecca Berkley: One love/People Get Ready Harry Belafonte and Irving Burgess, arr. Kevin Stannard: Island in the Sun Morris Levy, Johnny Roberts, and Robert Spencer, arr. Rebecca Berkley: My boy lollipop