Greenery

 

Number,
voicing
Title,
complexity
Description,
links
Price Band
6011
children (unison) & handbells or chimes
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An English translation of a beautiful traditional Hebridean lullaby to the Christ Child, set for unison treble voices (or soli) and handbell choir. 3m 00s see ithear a MIDI rendering
Music: Trad. arr. Sheena Phillips. Words: Peter Hill & Sheena Phillips, based on the original Gaelic.
C
4065
children's voices with piano
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This is a set consisting of the 2 pieces listed below.
Two contrasting and easy carols for treble voices and piano: the first, quiet and dreamy, the second, joyful and energetic. Jean Kenward (lyrics) is a widely published poet of verse for children. Suitable for beginner choirs. Revised edition (2012). 4m 00s
Music: Sheena Phillips. Words: Jean Kenward (1920–).
C
4006
children (unison) and piano
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This is included in the set listed above. It is not sold as an individual piece.
“Will the tree be dressed and lit?” “Will the star be in the sky?” Images of candles and quietly sung Alleluias form the backdrop for a series of hushed but excited questions about Christmas. Revised edition (2012). 2m 20s see ithear a MIDI rendering
Music: Sheena Phillips. Words: Jean Kenward (1920–).
4008
4 equal or mixed voices
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This is included in the set listed above. You can also buy it as an individual piece.
Adoration of the Christ child is expressed here in a lovely canon. The text is based on Martin Luther's famous Christmas hymn Vom Himmel Hoch, as translated into Scots by the 16th century Wedderburn brothers. 1m 30s see ithear a MIDI rendering
Music: David Johnson. Words: Martin Luther, trans. the brothers Wedderburn.
Glossary and pronunciation guide included
B
4007
6 equal or mixed voices
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“There is no rose of such virtue, as is the rose that bare Jesu”. A late-medieval English text set as an extremely engaging six-part canon with bell-like effects. 2m 00s see ithear a recording
Music: David Johnson. Words: Late mediaeval English anon.
B
4009
children, unison with optional harmony & piano
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“Pull the bells until they ring! Let the people dance and sing!” A joyful song with easy (and optional) harmonies and a catchy rhythm. Revised edition (2012). 1m 30s see ithear a MIDI rendering
Music: Sheena Phillips. Words: Jean Kenward (1920–).
4079
SA & piano
**
Gentle arrangement of the traditional French carol, with dreamy interludes. 3m 10s see ithear a MIDI rendering
Music: Trad. arr. Sheena Phillips. Words: Trad. French.
Pronunciation guide included; also alternative lyrics in English.
C
2054
SA, piano
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Only the promise of a husband is enough to persuade a girl to get on with the dreary task of spinning. 2m 00s see ithear a recording
Music: Trad. German arr. Jennifer Bell. Words: Trad. German trans. Jennifer Bell.
C
1519
SAA
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'I was born and brought up on the beautiful Isle of Islay'. Traditional port-a-beul (mouth music). 1m 40s see ithear a recordinghear a MIDI rendering
Music: Sheena Phillips. Words: Trad. Anon.
Pronunciation guide included
A
1522
SAA
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'I have a wife, a stream, a lump of white soap and a filthy shirt. How can I get it clean by tomorrow so I can go out?' Traditional port-a-beul (mouth music). 1m 20s (sung three times through) see ithear a recordinghear a MIDI rendering
Music: Sheena Phillips. Words: Trad. Anon.
Pronunciation guide included
A
3043
voicing flexible
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This is a set consisting of the 5 pieces listed below.
Five fun rounds about forest animals suitable for singers of any age see it
Music: Emily Doolittle. Words: Emily Doolittle, Neil Banas and Sheena Phillips.
B
3043a
voicing flexible
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This is included in the set listed above. It is not sold as an individual piece.
hear a MIDI rendering
Music: Emily Doolittle. Words: Emily Doolittle, Neil Banas and Sheena Phillips.
3043b
voicing flexible
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This is included in the set listed above. It is not sold as an individual piece.
hear a MIDI rendering
Music: Emily Doolittle. Words: Emily Doolittle, Neil Banas and Sheena Phillips.
3043c
voicing flexible
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This is included in the set listed above. It is not sold as an individual piece.
hear a MIDI rendering
Music: Emily Doolittle. Words: Emily Doolittle, Neil Banas and Sheena Phillips.
3043d
voicing flexible
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This is included in the set listed above. It is not sold as an individual piece.
hear a MIDI rendering
Music: Emily Doolittle. Words: Emily Doolittle, Neil Banas and Sheena Phillips.
3043e
voicing flexible
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This is included in the set listed above. It is not sold as an individual piece.
hear a MIDI rendering
Music: Emily Doolittle. Words: Emily Doolittle, Neil Banas and Sheena Phillips.
6001-3
children's chorus & piano
**
This is a set consisting of the 3 pieces listed below.
William Soutar was dedicated to the Scots language and wrote many delightful poems for children. This suite of three contrasting and colourful songs depicts a graveyard hooligan, a sad princess, and a clunking old windmill. Premiered by the National Boys Choir of Scotland. 4m 00s
Music: Sheena Phillips. Words: William Soutar (1898-1943).
D
6001
Treble unison chorus & piano
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This is included in the set listed above. You can also buy it as an individual piece.
“Muckle” is Scots for big, and the song portrays a giant who cavorts around in a graveyard. 0m 40s see ithear a MIDI rendering
Music: Sheena Phillips. Words: William Soutar (1898-1943).
Glossary and pronunciation guide included.
A
6002
SA chorus & piano
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This is included in the set listed above. You can also buy it as an individual piece.
A vignette of a dreamy and tearful princess stuck in a tower. 1m 30s see ithear a MIDI rendering
Music: Sheena Phillips. Words: William Soutar (1898-1943).
Glossary and pronunciation guide included.
A
6003
SA chorus & piano
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This is included in the set listed above. You can also buy it as an individual piece.
The “auld man” standing on a hill is a windmill, whose labours are accompanied by an infectiously playful jazz piano part. A fun piece for a children's choir that can handle a few jazz accidentals. 1m 45s see ithear a MIDI rendering
Music: Sheena Phillips. Words: William Soutar (1898-1943).
Glossary and pronunciation guide included.
C
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