Everybody Sing

Composed 1996

This catchy, accessible arrangement will engage singers of all ages. Includes short exclamations about singing, peace and friendship in 13 different languages. 

You can download the song files here:

Voicing:

2 Parts, Multi-Part Song, Unison

Musical Form:

Introduction
Part 1
Part 1 with Descant
Part 2
Part 1, Part 2 and Descant together
Coda

Suggested Uses:

Combined chorus; concert finale; all-school assembly; community sing; multicultural-themed concert; International Day of Peace; audience participation

Performance Options:

this piece provides a good opportunity to combine multiple choruses or grade levels in performance; 

consider adding a visual representation of the different languages, either with a slide show or with posters which the children raise up as the phrases are sung;

teach Part 1 to the audience briefly before performing the piece, and then invite them to sing along when all parts combine

Related Songs:

Can’t Stop Singing That Song
The Miss you Song