These global songs have been selected and edited by John Bell and Alison Adam, members of the Iona Community in Scotland. Both John and Alison have extensive experience teaching and singing world music with people of all ages. The songs are accessible--many of them instantly singable--and they have been chosen for use with children in a wide variety of worship and classroom situations. This handy collection is a valuable tool to help expose children to the ways of other cultures through the global language of music. Includes: Words and music for 24 songs from 23 countries, options for simple harmony, descants, and cantor parts, simplified accompaniments suitable for student players, indigenous languages, as well as English translations and pronunciation help, suggested topics for each song, indexed for quick reference, and notes for thematic and worship suggestions.
Includes book and CD with accompaniment tracks
Voicing: Unison/Two-part with piano and optional cantor and instrumental parts
Arrangers: John L. Bell and Alison Adam
Season: General, Thanksgiving, Advent, Christmas, Communion, Lent, Easter, Pentecost
Contents: "Bendice, Senor, nuestro pan"; "Peace be with you"; "Sarantanani"; "Cantai ao Senhor"; "Now I know"; "He came down"; "Our God is a God who makes friends"; "Halle, Halle, Halle"; "Mungu ni mwema"; "Jubilate, servite"; "Aleluya"; "Jyothi dho Prabhu"; "Come and sing the praise of the Lord"; "E toru nga mea"; "Wa wa wa Emimimo"; "Khudaya, rahem kar"; "Hallelujah"; "Santo, santo, santo"; "Don't be afraid"; "Amen siakudumisa"; "Sizohamba naye"; "God has made laughter"; "Over my head"; "Uyai mose"