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Using Folk Song and Dance in Primary Schools by Liam Robinson
Using Folk Song and Dance in Primary Schools by Liam Robinson In this pack you will find examples of traditional folk songs, dances and music suitable for use in the primary classroom, along with examples of how they have been used to develop...
   
Using Folk Music to Enhance Inclusive Learning
Using Folk Music to Enhance Inclusive Learning This pack details how Wren Music worked in Pathfield School, a special school for children aged 3 – 19 years with severe, profound and complex needs including autism. The pack describes the...
     
Creative Folk Dance for Primary Schools
Creative Folk Dance for Primary Schools by Barry Goodman Some simple dances for Primary schools, suitable for introducing figures and formations with dance descriptions and musical notation. The following dances are included in the pack:...
     
Coal Mining with Folk Arts and Poetry
Coal Mining with Folk Arts and Poetry This pack brings some background information about coal mining together with songs and poems that can be used in primary schools to explore and analyse the issues surrounding coal mining. The pack has been a...
   
Wild and Wicked Youth
Wild and Wicked Youth Robert Hurr’s Wild and Wicked Youth is another example of the popular ‘goodnight ballads’. It mentions ‘Fielding’s Gang’, which was London’s first police force (also known as the Bow Street Runners). Set up in 1749 by the...
   
What Will We Do if We Have Got No Money
What Will We Do if We Have Got No Money From the singing of Mary Delaney, still said to be alive today and living in London. Mary is an Irish Traveller, blind and a singer of terrific vigour. Her repertoire includes many old songs learnt from...
   
Up To the Rigs
Up To the Rigs This misogynistic tale of deceit and wanton theft was very popular amongst country singers but not often noted down by Victorian and Edwardian collectors (who probably deemed it far too vulgar). Luckily this version was recorded...
   
Stanley and Dora
Stanley and Dora The skiffle boom of the late 1950s, pioneered by the late Lonnie Donegan, brought the fresh new sound of American Rhythm and Blues to the UK. Instantly London became full of clubs and music nights emulating the style and...
   
Press Gang
Press Gang The army has employed devious ways of recruiting men (and occasionally women) and the press gang phenomenon gripped the public imagination like a grown man’s Bogyman. Songs arose from these reckless gangs gleaning the city taverns...
   
Maybe It's Because I'm A Londoner
Maybe It's Because I'm A Londoner Gregg Hubert is the forgotten composer of this song. He wrote the classic in 1944 – after watching German doodlebugs flying over his home – and described it as ‘a love song to my city’. Like the best songs, it...
   

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