'The Sing Book 2007' offers primary school children and their teachers a terrific collection of songs for a fun approach to musical education. The book features well-loved old tunes and current popular tunes, for example ‘Breakaway’, ‘Our Lips Are Sealed’, ‘Zebra’ and ‘Cup of Life’. This year’s theme is Hits of the 20th Century. It features songs such as ‘Rock Around the Clock’, ‘Vincent’, ‘Swanee’, and ‘That’s What Friends Are For’.
The book provides songs in a range of categories (and identifies the category relevant to each song) . contemporary popular songs; rounds and raps; traditional and original Australian songs; world music from places such as Ireland, Bolivia and Canada; songs for special occasions; humorous songs (such as ‘Nobody Nose’ and ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’); and traditional Australian music such as ‘Lachlan Tigers’ and country music such as ‘When the Rain Tumbles Down’. Information blurbs accompany the songs and help place them in a musical and social context.
- Publication Date:
- 16 / 11 / 2009