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Alison Burns: Community Voiceworks: Mixed Choir

Mixed Songbook | Sheet Music & Songbooks
Subtitle The Complete Resource for Community Choirs
Instrumentation Choir
Composer Alison Burns
Composer Gitika Partington
Publisher Oxford University Press

Community Voiceworks is an unrivalled collection of fun, reflective, empowering, and moving songs in the practical Voiceworks format. With five sections covering a variety of life's key themes, there is something for everyone - from classic hits such as 'Sitting on the Dock of the Bay', 'If I had a hammer', 'Walking on Sunshine', and 'Something Inside So Strong' to well-known traditional songs and new works by acclaimed choir leaders. The CD provides recordings of individual parts, allowing non-readers to learn aurally, and song sheets are photocopiable. A truly inclusive collection for all groups who love singing together, regardless of experience!

  • 43 flexible songs, from simple unison to four parts, by established writers and arrangers.
  • Ideal for community choirs of all types and school groups of 11+ years.
  • Vast range of repertoire, including well-known pop songs, traditional songs from around the world, contemporary songs, protest songs and rounds.
  • Diverse themes, including Peace and Reflection, Liberty and Freedom, and Celebrations.
  • Warm-ups and practical tips on working with amateur singers and the natural voice.
  • Supporting rehearsal plans for each song, from the basis of learning by ear.
  • Copiable pages.
  • CD containing MP3s of learning tracks (providing individual vocal parts) and backing tracks for some pieces.
  • Recordings of full performances available to download.

Difficulty Easy
Store Sheet Music & Songbooks
Product Format Mixed Songbook
Genre Theory
Release Date 2016
Pages 248
ISBN 9780193390799
Edition Number 9780193390799
Catalog No. OUP9780193390799
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Songlist

  1. I open my arms wide [Burns, Alison]
  2. I am no thinking about you [Thomas, Ros]
  3. Spring Song [Polly Bolton]
  4. A cat meditating [Carol Prior]
  5. A Twist in the Air [Burns, Alison]
  6. Deep Down in my Soul [Partington, Gitika]
  7. All will be well [Prager, Juliet]
  8. E malama [Kessler, Bryan]
  9. Caballos galopando [Gibb, Jules]
  10. Amazing Grace [Cooke, Sam]
  11. How Sweet the Sount [Partington, Gitika]
  12. Down in the River to Pray [Trad]
  13. There is silence in my heart tonight [Burns, Alison]
  14. Keep me [Burns, Alison]
  15. Peace white dove [Dolinski, Melanie]
  16. Sitting on the Dock of the Bay [Redding, Otis & Cropper, Steve]
  17. Ain't gonna study war [Smith, Roxane]
  18. Ride this Train [Partington, Gitika]
  19. People Get Ready [Mayfield, Curtis]
  20. Give me wings [Burns, Alison]
  21. I can hear a train a-comin' [Nickomo]
  22. If I had a hammer [Seeger, Pete & Hays, Lee]
  23. Sold down the river [Whitfield, Em]
  24. Shona malanga [trad Zului]
  25. Ya Basta! [Regan, Val]
  26. I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free [Taylor, Billy]
  27. Keep your heart good [Nickomo]
  28. Think of me [Trad South African]
  29. The Mountain [Burns, Alison]
  30. A Pebble on my Tongue [Burns, Alison]
  31. Love Call me Home [Seeger, Peggy]
  32. Five Hundred Miles [West, Hedy]
  33. Time after Time [Lauper, Cindy]
  34. Auld Lang Syne [Burns, Robert]
  35. The Yeah Song [Nickomo]
  36. Now the sun is rising up [Hurden, Sammy]
  37. I stand tall [Partington, Gitika]
  38. Zidele amathambo [Knight, Bruce]
  39. Different Ships [Martin, Kirsty]
  40. May your cup always be full [Burns, Alison]
  41. Old Woman [Down, Pauline]
  42. Walking On Sunshine [Rew, Kimberley]
  43. Something inside So Strong [Siffre, Labi]

Alison Burns/Gitika Partingdon: Community Voiceworks reviews verified by reevooReevoo

Quality of content
9.8
Value for money
9.0
Overall rating
9.8
Scores 9.8 out of 10 based on 6 reviews
10 out of 10

David

Stockport GB Music teacher, Choirmaster, Pianist,
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Although the purchase price is high, it is OK to copy this music without further cost. The songs are carefully chosen to help a choir of developing singers to grow and improve and there is a wealth of good advice to a developing choirmaster, too.
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed purchase: 03 January 2017
Published on: 22 January 2017
10 out of 10

Maura

NZ GB Singing teacher and performer
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Great resource for choirs and groups - very user-friendly!
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed purchase: 04 February 2016
Published on: 30 May 2016
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