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Catalogue No: 9780193392816
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Junior Voiceworks At Christmas (Book & CD)

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Department: School Musicals & Ensembles - Classroom Ensemble

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Junior Voiceworks at Christmas is a wonderful collection of seasonal songs for children. Building on the success of his Junior Voiceworks 1 and 2, Kevin Stannard has collected 40 inspirational pieces for the Christmas season, ranging from rounds to raps, and from folk pieces to well-known carols in sparkling new arrangements. With excellent practical advice and rehearsal notes, and an accompanying CD, this volume meets the needs of all schools and choral groups for this special time of year.

- 40 carols and songs, from simple unison to 3-part, with occasional descants
- Ideal for Key Stage 2 classes (ages 7-11), school choirs, other young singing groups, and community groups
- Vast range of repertoire: world carols, songs celebrating different faiths, contemporary songs, old favourites, pop classic
- Innovative partner songs (or mash ups) for involving separate groups or even the whole school!
- A complete lesson or rehearsal plan for every piece
- Warm ups and tips on best practice
- Playable, characterful piano accompaniments; chord symbols for guitar
- Ideas for extension activities and adding classroom instruments
- Copiable pages
- CD containing professional-sounding backing tracks
- Companion website with supporting materials, recordings of full performances, and additional backing tracks

Contents and Reviews


Section I: Christmas Comes Around The Christmas clap!, David How, adap. Kevin Stannard Lapland joik, Trad. Sami Penguin song, words Lucy W. Rhu, music Kevin Stannard Little child, Alan Woods Gabriel, Alan Simmons Sing nowell!, Sue Nicholl Under Bethl'em's star so bright, Trad. Czech, arr. Kevin Stannard Christmas is coming!, Trad. English, arr. Kevin Stannard Section II: All Over The World Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle!, Trad. French/Charpentier, arr. Kevin Stannard Today in Bethlehem, Trad. Polish, arr. Kevin Stannard A belén pastores, Trad. Spanish, arr. Kevin Stannard Lullaby for Baby Jesus, Trad. Brazilian, arr. Kevin Stannard Huron carol, Trad. Canadian/Jean de Bré©beuf, arr. Kevin Stannard Te harinui, Willow Macky, arr. Kevin Stannard Thula baba, thula sana, Trad. African Section III: Christmas Stories Who was Mary?, African-American spiritual, arr. Laura Thompson Joseph, Lesley Fenton and Pauline Andrew On the road to Bethlehem, Kevin Stannard The donkey, Clive Sansom Camel train, Kevin Stannard Nativity carol, Trevor Davies Coventry carol, Trad. English, arr. Kevin Stannard In the bleak midwinter, words Christina Rossetti, music Gustav Holst, arr. Kevin Stannard Section IV: Light and Life Prayer to Prophet Muhammad Trad., Arabic, arr. Kevin Stannard Hope of heaven, Mark and Helen Johnson The light song, Jane Morgan Someone so poor, Anon., arr. Kevin Stannard Section V: Take Your Partner Boys and girls, Trad. Czech, arr. Kevin Stannard Hey!, words Will Foster/J.H. Hopkins, music Hopkins/Kevin Stannard Can you hear the Christmas bells?, words Ernst Anschütz/Kevin Stannard,music Trad. German/Kevin Stannard Angels singing, words E.H. Sears/Kevin Stannard, music Trad. English/Kevin Stannard Born in a manger, Trad. English, arr. Kevin Stannard Sweet was the song, Bob Chilcott, arr. Kevin Stannard Christmas jig jingle, Various trad. (English), arr. Kevin Stannard Section VI: Popular Connections Ding dong, it's Christmas!, Jacob Mook, arr. Kevin Stannard It's Christmas time again, Edmund Jolliffe Nazareth, Nicholas Ager and Deborah Isitt Nice boys and girls, Wally Daly and Jim Parker That was the day, Kevin Stannard I wish it could be Christmas everyday, Roy Wood, arr. Kevin Stannard