Singing workshop 2012

Jane Read Singing Workshop 22nd April 2012, Penkhull Village Hall, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent

  • Jane Read LMW singing workshop
    Jane Read is a member of the Natural Voice Practitioners Network and has been running natural voice choirs and singing workshops for 17 years, she leads a community choir in Bridgnorth in Shropshire. Jane
  •  has a clear, encouraging and light-hearted teaching style using songs from all over the world including everything from early music through to pop songs. 

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  • he workshop was open to members of the Loudm
  • outh Women choir, as well as non-members. The day was busy and lively giving those attending the opportunity to learn some new songs with different styles from different countries. There was,also, a chance to catch-up over a shared lunch - our shared food occasions have now become a bit of an art form, our eclectic menu aptly reflects the eclectic repertoire of the choir. 

  • Jane was a patient and enthusiastic teacher and by the end of the day participants had learnt an interesting selection of new tunes that could be added to the diverse existing range Loudmouth Women already has. 
    Jane Read LMW singing worksho

  • These are the songs from the workshop together with links to YouTube examples sung by other choirs and singing groups
    • Fire within Maryth Paffrath
    • Lo yisa goy, Nation shall not lift up sword against nation: they shall study war no more, Music by Judith Silver
    • Batonebo, Lords, have mercy, beautiful Lords, violets and roses are on your path, Traditional Georgian healing song from Guria, in the west
    • Gomo guru re Zimbabwe  Shona folk song arr. By Betsy Sansby, sung to give strength hiking up mountains
    • La part a Dieu Trad. French begging song with medieval origins Arr. Bernard Lallement. "For God's sake"
    • Laudemus Virginem Latin round from 14th century manuscript