I am now able to make many of my arrangements available on a wonderful new and ever growing site called. It has a growing list of folk pop world and new works by wonderful arrangers.

CHOIR COMMUNITY

 

Oxford University Press Community Voiceworks

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Community Voiceworks

The Complete Resource for Community Choirs

Book and CD

Alison Burns and Gitika Partington

Table of Contents

Section I: Short and Sweet
I open my arms wide, Words Betty Tindal, music Alison Burns
I am not thinking about you, Ros Thomas
Spring Song, Polly Bolton
A cat meditating, Carol Prior
A Twist in the Air, Alison Burns
Deep Down in my Soul, Trad., arr. Gitika Partington
All will be well, Juliet Prager
E malama, Bryan Kessler, adap. Mark and Sharie Anderson, harm. Nickomo
Caballos galopando, Jules Gibb
Section II: Peace and Reflection
Amazing grace, words John Newton, music Sam Cooke
How Sweet the Sound, words John Newton, music Gitika Partington
Down in the River to Pray, Trad.
There is silence in my heart tonight, Alison Burns
Keep me, Alison Burns
Peace white dove, Melanie Dolinski, arr. Andrew Emmet
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay, Otis Redding and Steve Cropper, arr. Gitika Partington
Section III: Liberty and Freedom
Ain’t gonna study war, Roxane Smith
Ride this Train, Trad. / Gitika Partington
People get ready, Curtis Mayfield, arr. Val Regan
Give me wings, Alison Burns
I can hear a train a-comin’, Nickomo
If I had a hammer, Pete Seeger and Lee Hays, arr. Gitika Partington and Peter Hunt
Sold down the river, Em Whitfield Brooks
Shona malanga, Zulu song
Ya Basta!, words Antonia Machado/Trad., music Val Regan
I wish I knew how it would feel to be free, words Dick Dallas, music Billy Taylor, arr. Pete Churchill
Section IV: Change, Loss, and Moving On
Keep your heart good, Nickomo
Think of me, South African
The Mountain, words Judy Grahn, music Alison Burns
A Pebble on my Tongue, Alison Burns
Love Call me Home, Peggy Seeger, arr. Peter Amidon
Five Hundred Miles, Hedy West, arr. Gitika Partington
Time after Time, Cyndi Lauper and Rob Hyman, arr. Gitika Partington
Auld Lang Syne, words Robert Burns, Trad. Scottish melody, arr. Alison Burns and Gitika Partington
Section V: Celebrations
The Yeah Song, Nickomo
Now the sun is rising up, Sammy Hurden
I stand tall, Gitika Partington
Zidele amathambo, Bruce Knight
Different Ships, Kirsty Martin
May your cup always be full, Alison Burns
Old Woman, Pauline Down
Walking on Sunshine, Kimberley Rew, arr. Gitika Partington
Something Inside So Strong, Labi Siffre, arr. Pete Churchill

An absolute labour of love and it is out now!. A photo of myself with Val Regan one of the wonderful composer community choir leader contributors…more to come.. Ali  and I will attempt to have a photo with each of our contributors with book.IMG_5749


Sing Pop A Cpella books 1, 2, and 3.  A fantastic array of wonderful pop songs that I am proud to say have all been sung by wonderful choirs such as The Bishopsgate Singers, The Highgate Newtown Community Singers, Earthly Voices, Shared Voices and groups all over the world. I am so delighted at being able to share them . I hope you will enjoy them too! There are songs for all levels of experiences and they  all have been tried and tested and sung with deep joy. If you need extra help on how to tackle any of them..get in touch.

LISTEN TO CHASING CARS ( BOOK ONE ) CHASING CARS AND HAPPY TOGETHER HAPPY TOGETHER ( BOOK TWO) SUNG HERE BY A LARGE CHILDRENS CHOIR 11 -16YRS WITH LIGHT PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT FROM THE CHORD CHARTS -LEARNED AND PERFORMED IN A DAY.

BOOK THREE IS NOW OUT

All books can be bought on line from  a number of sources.

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