File 6 - Composer's guide for school music : choral

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OTUFM 81-E-6


Composer's guide for school music : choral


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2 pages of textual records + 13 scores

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File consists of a guide for composing choral music suitable for elementary and secondary school students, compiled by Keith Bissell for the Canadian Music Centre's Graded Educational Seminar, with copies of sample scores for reference:

Elementary school, unison:

  • Let us now praise famous man / Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Petit Jean / Claude Champagne
  • Lullaby / Keith Bissell

Elementary school, SA:

  • Don't leave me / Bela Bartok
  • Only tell me / Bela Bartok
  • Simple gifts / Aaron Copland

Elementary school, SAB:

  • As Jimmy went a-hunting / Richard Johnston
  • Noel / W.H. Parry

Elementary school, SSA:

  • Balulalow / Benjamin Britten

Secondary school, SSAA:

  • Russian folk songs / Anton Liadov

Secondary school, SSA:

  • Balulalow / Benjamin Britten

Secondary school, SATB:

  • Lilly Germander and sops in wine / Adrian Cruft
  • Make me merry / Healey Willan
  • Who is at my window / Welford Russell.

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Box 2

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  • Box: 081/002

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