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Oxford University Press Jamaican Voiceworks: 23 Traditional and Popular Jamaican Songs - Burnett/Hunt - Book/2 CDs

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9780193360501

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Authors: Michael Burnett, Peter Hunt
Format: Books and 2 CDs
Voicing: Mixed voices, unison to 6 parts

Jamaican Voiceworks is an outstanding collection of fun and appealing Jamaican songs presented in the practical Voiceworks format. Including little-known gems and traditional favourites alongside classic pop hits, these arrangements cover a wide range of Jamaican styles and genres. With practical teaching and rehearsal notes, and 2 CDs containing performances and backings, Jamaican Voiceworks is a fantastic resource for singing groups of all ages.

  • 23 appealing songs in a variety of scorings
  • Ideal for youth and community choirs, school groups (KS2 upwards), and choral groups of all ages and experience
  • A complete lesson or rehearsal plan for each song
  • 2 CDs with performances and backings
  • Accessible piano accompaniments, and chord symbols for guitar accompaniments
  • Photocopiable pages
  • Songs in an array of Jamaican styles including reggae, mento, Revival, ska, and Rastafarian
  • An excellent resource for the World Music strand of AQA's GCSE Music

Michael Burnett has lectured at Roehampton University for over 30 years and was seconded from the University to the Jamaica School of Music from 1979-82. He wrote and presented the BBC Radio Music Box programme for children for 12 years, and has published many compositions and arrangements. He has contributed entries on Caribbean music to the New Oxford Companion to Music and had articles on music education published in Music Teacher magazine. For fourteen years he was also a regular contributor to the Times Educational Supplement. His cantata Let These Things Be Written Down was commissioned by the British High Commission in Jamaica for the 2007 bicentenary of the abolition of the transatlantic trade in Africans.

Peter Hunt is the inspiration behind OUP's highly successful Voiceworks series, author of four of its titles, and series editor. He is a highly skilled teacher with extensive experience as a choral animateur, clinician, workshop leader, conductor, and arranger. He regularly conducts children's choirs and organises large-scale singing events with young people. The wealth of eclectic material in the Voiceworks series, and the useful teaching notes have made the series a significant contributor to the recent revival of singing and the development of confident singing leaders in the UK. Peter has delivered workshops and Inset training all over the UK, Ireland, Australia, and the USA, and has a reputation for lively, stimulating and highly informative sessions born of real practical experience in the classroom. Peter is Deputy Head of Berkshire Maestros - the young musicians' trust - the Hub which is delivering music education for young people across the county of Berkshire, UK.

Table of Contents:
  • Section I: Dance and Humorous Songs
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: You walk an' talk
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Run, Moses, run
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Mister Potter
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Mango Walk
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Fan me soldier man
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Jackass with the long tail
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Run go a Kingston
  • Section II: Work and Ring-Game Songs
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Jane an' Louisa
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Breadfruit an' jerk pork
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Kevin Stannard: Brown Girl in the Ring
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Day da light
  • Section III: Christmas and Revival Songs
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Wash an' be clean
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Christmas a come
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Keyman
    • words Louise Bennett, music Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Born to rule
  • Section IV: Rastafarian Songs
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Mount Zion
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Back to Ethiopa
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Zion me wan' go home
    • Jamaican trad., arr. Michael Burnett and Peter Hunt: Peace an' love
  • Section V: Popular Songs
    • words Psalm 137: Rivers of Babylon
    • Bob Marley/Curtis Mayfield, arr. Rebecca Berkley: One love/People Get Ready
    • Harry Belafonte and Irving Burgess, arr. Kevin Stannard: Island in the Sun
    • Morris Levy, Johnny Roberts, and Robert Spencer, arr. Rebecca Berkley: My boy lollipop
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