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Rounds and Partner Songs 1



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Rounds and Partner Songs 1
By Joanne Hammil
Spiral-bound book and CD
38 pages
All ages  

A collection of rounds and partner songs, most with vocal melodies composed or adapted by Hammil. Songs range from joyful to whimsical to serious with memorable melodies. The melodies are notated with chord symbols. Suggestions on singing rounds, including thoughts on interaction are provided. Extended definitions of the distinction between canons, rounds, catches, partner songs and African-style cyclical song, are given as well as represented in this collection.

A CD of the songs is included. Performers are adults and children (on a few songs) with simple, well done accompaniments. No accompaniment tracks.

Forward - Definitions, About Singing Rounds - Important Arrangement Considerations, Tips about Learning and Singing Rounds, Notes about the Music Notation in This Book, Song Notes.

Rounds & Partner Songs: 

  • A Question of Tempo
  • Out Beyond
  • One Family
  • Canons Are Fun?
  • Dance with Me
  • Popcorn
  • Boring Day
  • The Heart
  • Candles Candles
  • In the Bathtub
  • Breakfast
  • Seeds
  • Constancy
  • Paradise
  • Can't Catch Me
  • You Don't Know How Hard It Is
  • Hot Tub Diplomacy
  • These Dark Times
  • Ecology Round
  • You Would Think
  • Break 'em on Down
  • Dreams of Harmony
  • Hold On
  • Celebrate
  • Mud
  • You're Right
  • Time's Soft Wisdom


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I went to a workshop by the author once and absolutely loved it. I'm always looking for new rounds and partner songs.
Lynn R on Jul 9, 2013
I was looking for a set of Canons and Rounds for my classroom that were both fun and engaging. These provided the niche I was looking for. So excited!!!
Andrew M on Sep 6, 2012
Is this what Joanne will be using for her OAKE presentation?
A shopper on Feb 28, 2013
Best Answer: Yes. Joanne will be using these materials at OAKE.
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