ONE HEARTBEAT FROM THE SUN
CD + Song Book (kit) - $45
CD - $25
Song Book - $25
ONE HEARTBEAT FROM THE SUN
The Song Book includes notation, tuned percussion arrangements and or guitar chords, dance moves and teacher’s notes. The CD includes backing tracks and lyrics booklet.
Repertoire to deeply engage students. Repertoire to enhance your Music Program. Content directly in line with the National Curriculum. Invites student creativity: Compose ostinatos, improvise to the backings. Read notation and play in hocket (photocopy-able masters provided in the Song Book) and much, much more!
A gorgeous collection of original songs, including ‘Come On Down‘ (pentatonic/percussion), ‘Happy Dog’ (dance), ‘Tiptoe’ (pentatonic & actions), ‘Get Up’ (choral), plus the beautiful ‘So Many Stars – Yingarti Japalinga’, a round previously only available on a limited release EP. Also included are two little gems from Ian’s back catalogue – ‘Jimmy Jumper’ (a novelty waltz) and ‘The Sun Goes Up’, a lullaby suitable for young choirs, with philosophical, life-affirming lyrics. Plus full, two-verse, choral version of the new classic ‘AUSTRALIA – IT’LL AMAZE YA round, part-song.
Filled with variety, there are choral pieces, raps, novelty/action/dance songs, pentatonic/Orffish compositions for children to play along or improvise with, plus instrumental backings. The CD wallet is beautifully presented, with superb children’s artwork and includes a lyrics booklet. The accompanying Song Book includes music notation, guitar chords and teacher’s notes.
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Examples of NOTATION PDFs:
Rayya's Lament (Fingerstyle Arrangement)
AUDIO song excerpts:
Come on Down!
Ibis vs Tip Turkey
So Many Stars - Yingarti Japalinga
Get Up (Little Bubba)
Full vocal versions:
1. COME ON DOWN! [Pentatonic, Percussion] F doh Pent.
2. DOOFUS (Ordinary Girl, Ordinary Boy) [Rap, HRE] D/Dm
3. GET UP (LITTLE BUBBA) [Choral, HRE] Cm
4. AUSTRALIA - IT’LL AMAZE YA [Round, Choral] Dm
5. HAPPY DOG [Novelty / Dance] E
6. IBIS vs TIP TURKEY [Partner / Rap] Cm
7. TIPTOE [Actions / Pentatonic ,Perc. Improv.] D la Pent.
8. JIMMY JUMPER [Novelty, 3/4 ] C
9. DINOSAURS [Science, Dramatisation] Cm
10. SO MANY STARS – YINGARTI JAPALINGA [Choral, 6/8] Dm
11. THE SUN GOES UP [6/8 Lullaby] C
12. DON’T TEASE THE MONSTER [Clapping Game, Dance] Em
13. HEY, GUESS WHAT [Partner, Perc. Improv.] Dm
14. ORIENTAL FANTASY [Pentatonic ,Perc. Improv.] F doh Pent.
15. RAYYA’S LAMENT [Guitar Melody, Limited Pitch] Em
16. TARATINGA (GENTLE IS THE RAIN) [Perc., Improv.] D la Pent. Backings:
17. COME ON DOWN!
18. DOOFUS (Ordinary Girl, Ordinary Boy)
19. GET UP (LITTLE BUBBA)
20. AUSTRALIA - IT’LL AMAZE YA
21. HAPPY DOG
22. IBIS vs TIP TURKEY
24. JIMMY JUMPER
26. SO MANY STARS – YINGARTI JAPALINGA
27. THE SUN GOES UP
28. DON’T TEASE THE MONSTER
29. HEY, GUESS WHAT
30. ORIENTAL FANTASY
31. RAYYA’S LAMENT
32. TARATINGA (GENTLE IS THE RAIN)
33. AUSTRALIA - IT’LL AMAZE YA (without melody)
34. SO MANY STARS – YINGARTI JAPALINGA (without melody)