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Donkey Riding
Donkey Riding, a traditional work song, was sung by sailors of Celtic and English origin as they loaded timber on the decks of ships in the Canadian harbors of Québec and Miramichi. When loaded, the ships sailed away to London, England;...
 
Bristol Folk Songs Pack
This pack brings together various songs collected in and around Bristol. It was devised for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 pupils and their teachers and music coordinators. There is a strong sea theme with various sea songs and shanties. There is...
 
Songs of Rural Life: accessibility and adaptability in SEN settings
Written by Cat Kelly The theme of ‘Songs of Rural Life’ for the work presented in this pack was a result of the partnership between the English Folk Dance and Song Society and the Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading as part of...
   
Rapper Set for Brass Band - Tekely
Arranged by Stephen D Wood. A traditional jig, Tekely, that can accompany Rapper dancing, have been arranged for brass band of around ABRSM grade 3 to 4. Another jig arranged for brass band, Oatlands House , is available here . You can download...
 
Rapper Set for Brass Band - Oatlands House
Arranged by Stephen D Wood. A traditional jig, Oatlands House, that can accompany Rapper dancing, have been arranged for brass band of around ABRSM grade 3 to 4. Another jig arranged for brass band, Tekely , is available here . You can download...
 
Rapper Set for Key Stage 2 Instruments - A Dance for 1811
Arranged by Bryony Griffith. A traditional jig, A Dance for 1811, that can accompany Rapper dancing, arranged for Key Stage 2 musicians. Another jig, Yorkshire Tune , also arranged for Key Stage 2 instruments is available here . You can download...
 
Rapper Set for Key Stage 2 Instruments - Yorkshire Tune
Arranged by Bryony Griffith. A traditional jig, Yorkshire Tune, that can accompany Rapper dancing, arranged for Key Stage 2 musicians. Another jig, A Dance for 1811 , also arranged for Key Stage 2 instruments is available here . You can download...
 
Tools of the Trade
This song is part of the larger ‘ In Our Own Words ’ resource based on The Full English Extra project with the National Coal Mining Museum for England and the Wakefield Music Education Hub. It was used in a project working with Key Stage 1 and Key...
   
Shots Fired
This song is part of the larger ‘ In Our Own Words ’ resource based on The Full English Extra project with the National Coal Mining Museum for England and the Wakefield Music Education Hub. It was used in a project working with Key Stage 1 and Key...
   
Blue Scars
This song is part of the larger ‘ In Our Own Words ’ resource based on The Full English Extra project with the National Coal Mining Museum for England and the Wakefield Music Education Hub. It was used in a project working with Key Stage 1 and Key...
   
The Miner's Dream
This song is part of the larger ‘ In Our Own Words ’ resource based on The Full English Extra project with the National Coal Mining Museum for England and the Wakefield Music Education Hub. It was used in a project working with Key Stage 1 and Key...
   
Collier Lads - choral arrangement
Arranged by Bryony Griffith. Collected from an unknown singer on the South/West Yorkshire border by Nigel Hudleston, three verses of this song and the tune appear in 'Songs of the Ridings - The Yorkshire Music Museum - collected by Nigel & Mary...
 
Pony Driver
This song is part of the larger ‘ In Our Own Words ’ resource based on The Full English Extra project with the National Coal Mining Museum for England and the Wakefield Music Education Hub. This song demonstrates Yorkshire dialect and mining...
   
A Collier Lad
This song is part of the larger ‘ In Our Own Words ’ resource based on The Full English Extra project with the National Coal Mining Museum for England and the Wakefield Music Education Hub. It was used in a project working with Key Stage 1 and Key...
   
In Our Own Words: exploring coal mining through folk song
Written by Bryony Griffith in partnership with the National Coal Mining Museum for England and Wakefield Music Education Hub. This project aimed to inspire the learning and engagement of primary school pupils with the context, history and heritage...
   
Swords and Stars: Rapper Dance for Primary Schools
Written by Lucy Huzzard and Bryony Griffith, with diagrams by Will Hampson. A resource for teachers and dance artists working with primary school age pupils. It includes written notes, audio files, and links to various YouTube clips. Rapper...
   
Threshing Machine: a musical interpretation of a heritage resource
Written by Rob Harbron In January 2016, Miranda Rutter and Rob Harbron spent four sessions working with the Reading String Orchestra – the senior string ensemble of Berkshire Maestros, the Berkshire Music Hub. In addition to Rob and Miranda’s...
   
Introduction to playing folk music: working with intermediate and advanced players new to folk music
Written by Rob Harbron In January 2016, Miranda Rutter and Rob Harbron spent four sessions working with the Reading String Orchestra – the senior string ensemble of Berkshire Maestros, the Berkshire Music Hub. In addition to Rob and Miranda’s...
   
A Sailor's Life Key Stage 1
Written by Hazel Askew and Martha Burns Findlay. This learning resource has been designed to inspire and support primary school teachers and pupils to explore the life of sailors aboard Nelson’s Navy through music, history and literacy, creating...
   
A Sailor's Life Key Stage 2
Written by Hazel Askew and Martha Burns Findlay. This learning resource has been designed to inspire and support primary school teachers and pupils to explore the life of sailors aboard Nelson’s Navy through music, history and literacy, creating...
   

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