Backing Vocals part from The Hopes Placed in Our Hands

page one of the Backing Vocals part from The Hopes Placed in Our Hands

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Full details

This was song was written in collaboration with eight Primary 7 pupils at George Watson's College in Edinburgh. The theme of their studies in the Autumn term is World War II and the pupils were challenged to write lyrics on the theme of war. I wrote the music and together we performed the song at the Primary 7 VE Day celebration. We then recorded it and produced a cd which we are selling in aid of Erskine. Erskine is a charity that helps ex-service people of all generations.

The CD can be purchased via George Watson's College Junior School or contact me directly by email. We are asking for a minimum donation of £5 for the cds with profits going to Erskine.

The piano part is very much a simplified reduction of the backing track. Feel free to extemporise around the given part. If you would like a copy of the backing track on cd or mp3 please email me at The cost is £5 with profits again going to Erskine.

All monies made through the sale of the piano/vocal score of "The Hopes Placed in Our Hands" will be donated to Erskine.

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