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classic children's songs 2006
Classic Children’s Songs
Produced by Just Accord Music, 2006
This remarkable CD includes musical settings of many classic children’s poems, many of which have been illustrated in compilations of children’s poetry or individually illustrated books, including (listed in alphabetical order, not by track order),

track title poet composer
24 Bilbo’s Last Song JRR Tolkien Donald Swann
11 Buckingham Palace AA Milne Harold Fraser-Simson
7 Dream-song Walter de la Mare Richard Rodney Bennett
13 Duck and the Kangaroo, The Edward Lear Victor Hely-Hutchinson
27 Duck’s Ditty Kenneth Grahame Barbara Reynolds
19 Engineer, The AA Milne Harold Fraser-Simson
30 Five Eyes Walter de la Mare Cecil Armstrong Gibbs
9 Full Moon Walter de la Mare Herbert Howells
20 Granny Spike Milligan Mervyn Dale
12 Hello Jolly Guardsman Spike Milligan Mervyn Dale
3 Henry King Hilaire Belloc Liza Lehmann
32 How Doth the Little Crocodile Lewis Carroll Harold Fraser-Simson
8 Lady Who Loved a Pig, The Traditional Arr. By Celius Dougherty
23 Lamplighter, The RL Stevenson Malcolm Williamson
10 Malice at Buckingham Palace Spike Milligan Mervyn Dale
15 Merrow Down Rudyard Kippling Edward German
29 Mr Majeika’s Song Humphrey Carpenter Chris de Souza
18 Mr. Kartoffel James Reeves Betty Roe
2 My Bed is a Boat RL Stevenson Malcom Williamson
17 My Boy Jack Rudyard Kippling Betty Roe
31 Namarie JRR Tolkien Donald Swann
16 Of All the Tribe of Tegumai Rudyard Kippling Edward German
1 Owl and the Pussycat, The Edward Lear Victor Hely-Hutchinson
6 Pancake Tuesday Eleanor Farjeon Andrew Carter
21 Poor Henry Walter de la Mare Lennox Berkeley
4 Singing RL Stevenson Howard Blake
26 Slow March Lyman Brewster Charles Ives
22 Smuggler’s Song, A Rudyard Kippling Christopher Le Fleming
14 Sweet Isabel Marjory Fleming Richard Rodney Bennett
25 Swing, The RL Stevenson Ronald Stevenson
33 Theodore or The Pirate King John Masefield Lord Berners
28 Tit for Tat Walter de la Mare Benjamin Britten
5 Vespers AA Milne Harold Fraser-Simson
34 When the Golden Day is Done RL Stevenson Ronald Stevenson
35 Wynken, Blynken, and Nod Eugene Field Arthur Somervell

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The Classic Children’s Songs CD is for sale, here:
http://www.justaccordmusic.com/

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Classic Children’s Songs CD is here, too:
http://www.amazon.com/Classic-Childrens-Songs-Roderick-Williams/dp/B000IY0364

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Classic Children’s Songs can also be purchased here:
http://www.cduniverse.com/productinfo.asp?pid=7337058

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Texts for the poems that are sung on the CD found at this link:

http://www.justaccordmusic.com/texts/childhoodsongs.htm

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Classic Children’s Songs, a Remarkable CD Collects Musical Settings of Many Illustrated Classic Poems for Children
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/03/20/classic-childrens-songs-a-remarkable-cd-collects-musical-settings-of-many-illustrated-classic-poems-for-children/

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A. A. MILNE

Almost all Pooh and Poetry by A. A. Milne and Illustrated by E. H. Shepard is Singable!
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/05/04/a-few-favorite-singable-books-the-world-of-a-a-milne/

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CHILD’S GARDEN OF VERSES

Most Robert Louis Stevenson’s book of poetry for children have been set to music
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/03/28/a-childs-garden-of-verses-singable-poems-by-robert-louis-stevenson/

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EDUCATIONAL CONTENT

A list of SPBs with fun and sneakily educational content.  The kids won’t even know they’re learning!
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/08/15/singable-picture-books-with-sneaky-educational-content/

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EDWARD LEAR

A list of books with musical settings of, and illustrating Singable Picture Book versions of, Edward Lear’s poems:
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/02/03/singable-picture-book-spotlight-1302011-edward-lear-and-william-mathias-learsongs/

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ILLUSTRATED SONGBOOKS AND COLLECTIONS (COMPILATIONS) OF CHILDREN’S SONGS WITH MUSIC
This list is populated by books that compile printed music and illustrations for children’s songs

https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/08/15/illustrated-collections-of-childrens-songs-with-music/

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POETRY SINGABLE POETRY IN COMPILATIONS

An list of  singable poems from compilations of poetry for children
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/04/17/singable-poetry-a-list-of-poems-that-can-be-sung-from-illustrated-compilations-of-poetry-and-singable-picture-books/

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POETRY, SINGABLE POETRY IN INDIVIDUALLY ILLUSTRATED SINGABLE PICTURE BOOKS
A list of individually illustrated poems that have been set to music and can be sung
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/04/20/poems-individually-illustrated-spb/


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