Catalogue No: M060116599
ISMN: 9790060116599
Shop Product Code: 171798Q
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ISBN: 9780851624624

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Series: D'Aon Ghuth

Department: Music for Schools - School Song Books

Instrumentation: Voice, Piano

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes (London)

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Pronounced “Dane Guh”, the title translates as “With One Voice”.

20 entertaining and enjoyable Irish-language songs, appropriate to the language, musical and vocal ability of primary school children. Book 1 provides music for Junior and Senior Infants, 1st and 2nd Classes. The songs will stimulate children both musically and linguistically.

D’Aon Ghuth is intended for use with the Irish national curriculum for music from 2005.
There are suggested activities for pupils and there are helpful notes for teachers. A CD is also included, containing brilliantly scored backing tracks and high-quality sample performances.

The pupils’ pages may be photocopied for use in the classroom or choir.


Contents, Sound Samples and Reviews

  • 01 An aimsir The weather
  • 02 Mé féin Myself
  • 03 An eilifint The elephant
  • 04 Splish splash splosh
  • 05 An feirmeoir The farmer
  • 06 Mo sheachtain My week
  • 07 Fear an phoist The postman
  • 08 Déan deifir! Hurry up!
  • 09 Céard a chonaic tú? What did you see?
  • 10 Boo hoo!
  • 11 An dufair The jungle
  • 12 Céard a rinne Mamaí Béar? What did Mammy Bear make?
  • 13 An spideog The robin
  • 14 Amrhán na n-aoirí Song of the shepherds
  • 15 Tá tuirse ort Lullaby (I am tired)
  • 16 Éistigí Listen to me
  • 17 Mo dheartháir My brother
  • 18 David agus Goliath David and Goliath
  • 19 Fáilte isteach Welcome in
  • 20 An sorcas The circus

The composer of D’Aon Ghuth was set an ambitious brief for this commission. She has embraced this challenge with enthusiasm and dedication and in the process has significantly contributed to Irish language repertoire for young singers.

Larry O’Brien, Chairman, Wexford County Council