Brenda Rattray's The Joy of Singing is for children, young people and adults in primary schools, secondary schools, youth groups and churches who would like to build a singing community. Whether a musician or not, the twenty fun songs in this collection will bring variety and enjoyment - perfect for reinforcing confidence in any choir!
A wealth of material in here... there are unison songs, simple part-singing, songs with four or more parts; arrangements of well-known spirituals including: Wade In The Water, Rocka My Soul, Kumbayah and Swing Low, Sweet Chariot; and original songs, including African and gospel styles and influences.
Detailed teaching notes on each song are included, with discussion points and extension activity suggestions. Citizenship and PSHE themes are also incorporated, making the material ideal for Key Stage 2-3 (Scottish P3-S2 plus). The accompanying 2 CDs contain Audio backing and performance tracks, as well as a PDF of lyrics on the Enhanced CD for easy printing/projection.