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All Those Men Who Marched Away (2018)

In this centenary year of the end of the First World War, experience Ken Johnston and Jim Maxwell’s powerful cantata All Those Men Who Marched Away.

The suite of six songs tells the tales of the troops from their early optimism and hopes of being home for Christmas to the remembrance of the fallen soldiers.

This recording features: NYCOS National Boys Choir, Christopher Bell (conductor), Stuart Hope (piano) & Jamie MacDougall (narrator).

Tracklist (includes versions of each track with and without narration)

  • Summer 1914
  • Home Before Christmas
  • The PBI
  • Part-Time Soldier
  • Kitchener's Army
  • Memorial
£10.00 (inc. VAT @ 20%)
 
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NYCOS National Boys Choir Shirt

NYCOS National Boys Choir blue shirt is for boys in the National Boys Choir section only. Boys in the Training Choir should bring a white shirt and boys in the Changing Voice Choir should bring a black shirt.

This item is only available for collection at the residential course registration.

When ordering please refer to the size chart below and enter the age/size required in the 'special instutions' box.

Collar Size

Age

Inches

CM

12 1/2"

32cm

9/10 years

13"

33cm

11 years

13 1/2"

34cm

12 years

14"

36cm

13 years

14 1/2"

37cm

14 years

15"

38cm

15 years

£8.50
 
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NYCOS Black Folder

This item is only available to NYCOS choir member for collection at the residential course registration.

£10.00 (inc. VAT @ 20%)
 
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There's Lilt in the Song (2002)

A selection of new and traditional Scots songs from the National Youth Choir of Scotland featuring arrangements by Stephen Doughty, Tommy Fowler and Ken Johnston. There’s Lilt in the Song is a selection of choral items and solos (performed by choir members) that will alternately tug at your heart strings and set your toes tapping. There's even a surprise honorary 'Scots' song to finish with!

  • Dream Angus
  • Loch Lomond
  • Griogal Cridhe
  • Island Spinning Song
  • No Man’s Land
  • The Wee Cooper O’ Fife
  • Kelvingrove
  • Air Falalalo
  • My Heart is Sair
  • The Banks of Inverurie
  • John Anderson My Jo
  • A Highland Lad
  • O Gin I Were A Baron’s Heir
  • Westering Home
  • Lullaby
  • By Yon Castle Wa
  • Flow Gently, Sweet Afton
  • The Drummer and the Cook
£5.00 (inc. VAT @ 20%)
 
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NYCOS National Boys Choir Tie

NYCOS National Boys Choir tie is for boys in the following sections only:

  • Training Choir
  • National Boys Choir

This item is only available for collection at the residential course registration.

£8.00
 
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Singbronze! (Choral Score)

The Go for Bronze level of NYCoS musicianship training introduces the notes of the pentatonic scale, with simple rhythms and expression marks.

NYCoS celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2006 by commissioning new songs for young people that reflected a structured progressive musicianship programme. Having learnt basic concepts, ideally young singers could use what they know to read these songs themselves, identifying what is on the page using the knowledge they have.

The NYCoS musicianship training programme is based on the work of Hungarian composer and music educationalist Zoltan Kodály, who identified a process of learning by three stages: subconscious, conscious and reinforcement. Simply put, musical concepts are introduced subconsciously through games, then consciously by a teacher or choir leader. Our wish with these books is to provide material for the third part of this process - to help reinforce the concepts.

Ten composers, either Scottish or working in Scotland were asked to write three songs, one each for SingBronze, SingSilver and SingGold.

  • Little Morag (Sally Beamish)
  • Where the Green Grass Grows (Martin Dalby)
  • My Teacher Must be an Alien (Tommy Fowler)
  • Bonie Wee Thing (Ken Johnston)
  • Rainstick (Eddie McGuire)
  • The Sleeper (Alasdair Nicolson)
  • Life of Adventure (Sheena Phillps)
  • Catkins (Oliver Iredale Searle)
  • The Finn Woman (Savourna Stevenson)
  • The Twa Mice (William Sweeny)

Vocal parts included. Piano part not included.

Part of the Singbronze, Singsilver, Singgold series.

£5.00
 
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Singbronze! (Vocal Score)

The Go for Bronze level of NYCoS musicianship training introduces the notes of the pentatonic scale, with simple rhythms and expression marks.

NYCoS celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2006 by commissioning new songs for young people that reflected a structured progressive musicianship programme. Having learnt basic concepts, ideally young singers could use what they know to read these songs themselves, identifying what is on the page using the knowledge they have.

The NYCoS musicianship training programme is based on the work of Hungarian composer and music educationalist Zoltan Kodály, who identified a process of learning by three stages: subconscious, conscious and reinforcement. Simply put, musical concepts are introduced subconsciously through games, then consciously by a teacher or choir leader. Our wish with these books is to provide material for the third part of this process - to help reinforce the concepts.

Ten composers, either Scottish or working in Scotland were asked to write three songs, one each for SingBronze, SingSilver and SingGold.

  • Little Morag (Sally Beamish)
  • Where the Green Grass Grows (Martin Dalby)
  • My Teacher Must be an Alien (Tommy Fowler)
  • Bonie Wee Thing (Ken Johnston)
  • Rainstick (Eddie McGuire)
  • The Sleeper (Alasdair Nicolson)
  • Life of Adventure (Sheena Phillps)
  • Catkins (Oliver Iredale Searle)
  • The Finn Woman (Savourna Stevenson)
  • The Twa Mice (William Sweeny)

Vocal and piano parts included.

Part of the Singbronze, Singsilver, Singgold series.

£12.00
 
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Singsilver! (Choral Score)

The Go for Silver level of NYCoS musicianship training programme introduces the notes of the diatonic scale with further rhythms and expression marks. Ten composers, either Scottish or working in Scotland were asked to write three songs, one each for SingBronze, SingSilver and SingGold

  • Nests (Sally Beamish)
  • Skylark (Martin Dalby)
  • Here I Am (Tommy Fowler)
  • The Birks of Aberfeldy (Ken Johnston)
  • Yardstick (Eddie McGuire)
  • The Ghost Horsemen (Alasdair Nicolson)
  • Limbo Dancer's Soundsong (Sheena Phillps)
  • The Pleasant Scents of Spring (Oliver Iredale Searle)
  • Waiting for the Silver Sailed Moon (Savourna Stevenson)
  • The Earth Sings (William Sweeny)

Vocal parts included. Piano part not included.

NYCoS celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2006 by commissioning new songs for young people that reflected a structured progressive musicianship programme. Having learnt basic concepts, ideally young singers could use what they know to read these songs themselves, identifying what is on the page using the knowledge they have.

The NYCoS musicianship training programme is based on the work of Hungarian composer and music educationalist Zoltan Kodály, who identified a process of learning by three stages: subconscious, conscious and reinforcement. Simply put, musical concepts are introduced subconsciously through games, then consciously by a teacher or choir leader. Our wish with these books is to provide material for the third part of this process - to help reinforce the concepts.

Part of the Singbronze, Singsilver, Singgold series.

£5.00
 
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Singbronze 2 (Choral Score)

Following the success of our 2006 10th anniversary commissions, SingBronze, SingSilver and SingGold, we, for a second time, commissioned ten composers, each with a strong Scottish connection, to write three songs.

The songs are suitable for young people to sing and meet certain criteria of range, rhythm and pitch. Once again, the composers have responded with fascinating songs in a variety of interesting styles, with suitable and stimulating texts.

SingBronze 2 songs are pentatonic, with simple rhythms.

  • Bully Cat (Sally Beamish)
  • Nearly There (Tom Cunningham)
  • Sing Me a Song of a Lad (Stephen Deazley)
  • Water Music (John Maxwell Geddes)
  • This Aul' Witch (John Hearne)
  • The Wind that Shakes the Barley (Ken Johnston)
  • A Lonely Ghost Boy (David Paul Jones)
  • Why Not Stop? (Alasdair Nicolson)
  • Frog Music (Sheena Phillps)
  • Beneath the Bracken (Oliver Iredale Searle)

Vocal parts included. Piano part not included.

Part of the Singbronze, Singsilver, Singgold series.

£5.00
 
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Singbronze 2 (Vocal Score)

Following the success of our 2006 10th anniversary commissions, SingBronze, SingSilver and SingGold, we, for a second time, commissioned ten composers, each with a strong Scottish connection, to write three songs.

The songs are suitable for young people to sing and meet certain criteria of range, rhythm and pitch. Once again, the composers have responded with fascinating songs in a variety of interesting styles, with suitable and stimulating texts.

SingBronze 2 songs are pentatonic, with simple rhythms.

  • Bully Cat (Sally Beamish)
  • Nearly There (Tom Cunningham)
  • Sing Me a Song of a Lad (Stephen Deazley)
  • Water Music (John Maxwell Geddes)
  • This Aul' Witch (John Hearne)
  • The Wind that Shakes the Barley (Ken Johnston)
  • A Lonely Ghost Boy (David Paul Jones)
  • Why Not Stop? (Alasdair Nicolson)
  • Frog Music (Sheena Phillps)
  • Beneath the Bracken (Oliver Iredale Searle)

Vocal and piano parts included.

Part of the Singbronze, Singsilver, Singgold series.

£12.00
 
In Stock