Songbooks

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Creative Guitar – a beginner’s guide…….VIN 021

Everything you need to know to play melodies and accompaniments of beautiful songs such as Greensleeves, Ode to Joy, Amazing Grace, She’s Like the Swallow, and  Malagueña. Suitable for both self-teaching and classroom use. Learn to play guitar using both pick and fingerstyle techniques. Most songs are arranged as duets suitable for group playing. Detailed explanations of chord diagrams, tablature and standard notation are included, as well as tips on composing your own melodies. The accompanying DVD has video recording of all the songs and exercises.  (66 pages, spiral bound, DVD, $30.00 including  postage). Click here to view the Contents page.

 

Newfoundland Explorations – 15 easy pieces for guitar……VIN 022

This collection is arranged for the beginning guitarist and includes standard notation, tab, lyrics and chords to some of the most popular and easiest to play Newfoundland tunes. Suggested strums and finger patterns suggest how each song can be accompanied. The included CD has recordings of all the tunes and PDF files of the complete lyrics for each song. Includes: Saltwater Joys, Lukey’s Boat, Mussels in the Corner,  The Land and Sea Theme, The Tiny Red Light, I’se the B’y, We’ll Rant and We’ll Roar, and The Star of Logy Bay. Click here for a list of all the songs. (24 pages, perfect binding, CD, $25.00 including  postage).

 

Come Big Ones and Small Ones – Songs of Nfld. & Lab. Vol. 5……VIN 020

Twenty-five traditional and contemporary favourites including Grey Foggy Day, Joe Batt’s Arm Longliners, Sailing Along the French Shore, Vive la Rose, Theresa Maria and Breath of Angels. Arranged for easy piano, with guitar chord diagrams, complete lyrics, with historical notes on each song. Great for sing-a-longs and parties, and an excellent resource for all teachers. (56 pages, spiral bound, $25.00 including postage).  Click here to see the Contents page.

 

Sing around this one – Songs of Nfld. & Lab Vol.2…………… VIN 007

Twenty-five traditional and contemporary favourites including Lukey’s Boat, The Titanic, Music and Friends, Aunt Martha’s Sheep, and The Cliffs of Baccalieu. Arranged for easy piano, with guitar chord diagrams, complete lyrics, and notes on each song by folk music archivist Philip Hiscock. (56 pages, perfect binding, $25.00 including postage). Click here to view the Contents.

 

Catch ahold this one…Songs of Nfld. & Lab Vol. 1………… VIN 002

Twenty-five traditional and contemporary favourites including I’se the Bye, Let Me Fish Off Cape St. Mary’s, Wave Over Wave, Ode To Newfoundland and Labrador Rose. Arranged for easy piano, with guitar chord diagrams, complete lyrics, with historical notes on each song by folklorist Neil Rosenberg. Great for sing-a-longs and parties, and an excellent resource for all teachers. (56 pages, spiral bound, $25.00 including postage). Click here to view the Contents page.

 All Together Now – Songs of Nfld. & Lab. Vol. 3 …………. VIN 011 

Twenty-five of Newfoundland’s best known songs, including Sonny’s Dream, Saltwater Joys, Out From St. Leonard’s, Outport People, By the Glow of the Kerosene Light and Candlelight and Wine. Arranged for easy piano, with guitar chord diagrams, complete lyrics, and notes on each song. Ideally suited for music festivals, school performances, and sing-alongs. (56 pages, spiral bound, $25.00 including postage). Click here to view the Contents page.

Let’s Sing a Song – Songs for Children of All Ages …….. VIN 018

Twenty-five songs by children’s entertainers Heather and Eric (Heather Walter and Eric West) including Creatures at Home in the Sea, Macaroni and Cheese, The Bakeapple Song, The Brass Button Man, Apples and Bananas, and No Small Wonder. Great for kids of all ages, and an excellent resource for music teachers. Arranged for piano/vocal /guitar; includes CD of all 25 songs.  (56 pages, spiral bound, CD, $25.00 including postage). Click here to view the Contents page. The CD alone (VIN 017) is $15 including postage – it can ordered separately here.

Songs of Ron Hynes – Volume 1 ……VIN 015

Twenty-six songs by Newfoundland’s leading songwriter, including Sonny’s Dream, St. John’s Waltz, Godspeed, Leaving on the Evening Tide, and Atlantic Blue. Arranged for vocal/guitar. (70 pages, spiral bound, $25.00 including postage). Click here to view the Contents page.

 

Buddy Wasisname & the Other Fellers – “The First 20 Years”………..VIN 014

32 songs by Newfoundland’s acclaimed musical comedy trio, including: Gotta Get Me Moose, B’y, Makin’ for the Harbour, Saltwater Joys, Sarah, Is You ‘Appy?, Goin’Out the Bay, Song for Newfoundland, Peein’ in the Snow and Chainsaw Earle. Arranged for vocal /guitar. (72 pages, spiral bound, $25.00 including postage. Click here to view the Contents page.

 

Newfoundland Journey –13 Easy pieces for piano  ……….VIN 013

Thirteen easy to play (‘5-finger’) arrangements for the beginner pianist, including: We’ll Rant and We’ll Roar (The Ryans and the Pittmans), Lukey’s Boat, Mussels in the Corner, The Kelligrews Soiree, The Squid – Jiggin’ Ground, I’se the B’y, and The Brass Button Man. (24 pages, perfect binding, $15.00 (including postage). Click here to view the Contents page.

Comfort and Joy – Christmas Songs of Newfoundland & Labrador…..Songs of Nfld. & Lab. Vol. 4 ……..VIN 012

Twenty-six Christmas songs, including The Mummers Song, A Children’s Winter, and Christmas in the Harbour. There are also six traditional carols from Trinity Bay and songs by contemporary songwriters such as Ron Hynes, Wayne Chaulk and Con O’Brien. The songs are beautifully arranged for easy piano, with guitar chord diagrams, complete lyrics, and notes on each song. This collection is ideally suited for caroling groups, choirs, schools, and sing-alongs. (56 pages, spiral bound, $25.00 including postage). Click here to view the Contents page.

“Gotta Get Me Moose, B’y” (post card music)………..VIN 005

These colourful, large format (8.5″x 5.5″) illustrated cards are like miniature sheet music. They contain the complete lyrics and music to the popular Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers song but still have plenty of room for your message. ($2.00 including postage).

 

 

 

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