Young Voiceworks

Young Voiceworks : 32 Songs for Young Singers

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Young Voiceworks is a great collection of songs and vocal activities to help young singers (KS1/age 5-7) and their leaders develop healthy voices for a lifetime of singing. Accessible and fun, the songs explore basic musical concepts and make up a 'working repertoire' that can be revisited throughout the Primary years. With practical teaching and rehearsal notes and an accompanying CD, Young Voiceworks is an essential resource for all those working with young children.
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Product details

  • Sheet music | 120 pages
  • 210 x 294 x 8mm | 381.02g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0193435551
  • 9780193435551
  • 82,107

Table of contents

Mr Wiggly and Mr Waggly ; Miss Mary Mack ; Naughty pussy-cat ; The mill-wheel and the snail ; Squirrel songs ; Bobby Shafto ; Old King Glory ; Chicken on a fencepost ; Warm up and Stomp canon ; Indian drum and Grinding corn ; On a log ; Fun mje alafia and Canoe song ; I got a letter this morning ; Great big house ; Cupboard key ; I see the moon ; Ebeneezer Sneezer ; Two night-time songs ; Rabbits ; Sweep away ; You'll sing a song ; Two welcome songs ; White banana (Barbados) ; Chanda mama (India) ; Ali Baba (Morocco) ; Oranges and lemons (England) ; Hotaru koi (Japan) ; Bingo ; Rainy old, gloomy old day ; The ants go marching ; B-A bay ; Grizzly bear
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About Jo McNally

Educated in the US and based in London since 1980, Jo McNally has had a varied career as a music educator, adjudicator, and singer, specializing in conducting young and developing choirs. She has taught classroom and choral music in both independent and international schools and has worked on projects for the education departments of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Glyndebourne, the BBC and Spitalfields festival.
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Review quote

OUP has a winning formula with its Voiceworks series. Each volume is a valuable resource full of attractive songs in a wide variety of styles designed to capture the imagination of young singers. And, if my recent experience of adjudicating school and community choirs at local festivals is anything to go by, children really enjoy performing Voiceworks items . . . A hallmark of the Voiceworks series is that every book is a complete teaching resource with
photocopiable pages, excellent teaching notes full of practical help and ideas for learning and performing each item, as well as much sound technical advice on how to encourage children to sing well and enjoy themselves. * Christopher Field, Music Teacher, July 2007 * Jo McNally is one of America's best exports to the UK, and anyone who has had the privilege of seeing and hearing her work in a hall full of children and adults will confirm that she is a truly inspirational figure in live music education. If you can't have her vivid presence, the next best thing is surely this compilation of some of the repertoire she uses with pupils at KS1 . . . The variety of the 32 songs in the collection is broad and impressive . . . The
Warm Up and Stomp Canon does much more than help children 'keep the beat'; as they stomp and click and circle and flick, they will be involved physically, mentally and emotionally. Like much else here, the song is pretty well irresistible. * Tom Deveson, Music Teacher April 07 *
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