Carols A-J

Intonent Hodie – Jilly Jarman

New tune to this 13th century Latin Carol. All words in English apart from a drone line
Sung here by North Lakes School Choir at Penrith Joint Carol Concert conducted by Martyn Soulsby 
score | mp3

Joyeux Noel – Jilly Jarman

Carol with words in French, Spanish and Ibo – about crossing borders. Solo line verses, and chorus and bridge with harmonies. Introduction 3-part wind arrangement. Jazz/indie. School orchestra score available from jillyjarman@mac.com
mp3 (sung By North Lakes School Choir, Penrith) | score


 Carols K-R

Make me a Lantern – Jilly Jarman

Reggae carol- easy and fun for younger children. Written for Kirkoswald Nativity celebration and lantern procession
KEY STAGE 1, 2, 3 mp3 | score


Precious as a New-born Baby – Jilly Jarman, verse lyrics by Jen Ellin

Calypso carol about everyone being important, whoever they are and wherever they come from. Easy trumpet, flute and violin parts composed by Beaconside School children.
KEY STAGE 1, 2, 3, 4 
score with instruments | actions

Promise – Jilly Jarman

Reggae carol about refugees – we all belong – harmonies, guitar/piano acc. Version arranged for Beaconside school with lyrics by Jen Ellin – see Precious as a New-born baby.
KEY STAGE 1, 2, 3 
score in C

Reggae Reindeer – Jilly Jarman. Lyrics Jen Ellin, Beaconside Juniors, Penrith, Cumbria

Fun song with actions, arrangement for wind and brass. Very easy piano accompaniment (2 chords)
KEY STAGE 1 & 2 


Carols S-Z

Spirit of Christmas – Jilly Jarman

Carol about the kindness of King Wenceslas: single line, folk/shuffle, piano. See “I come to the door” for a shortened version – lyrics by Jen Ellin
KEY STAGE 2 & upwards
score | piano accompaniment

Toca Las Campanas – (Ring the Bells)

Carol with Spanish words by Pilar Marchori written by Jilly Jarman for North Lakes School, Penrith
score | mp3


Welcome – Jilly Jarman with Skelton Primary School, Penrith.

Medieval inspired carol – easy to remember and satisfying to sing

This piece has been arranged by Mary Keith for her adult SSTB choir and performed at Shrewsbury Market Hall. Brilliant!

Whisper of the Wind – Jilly Jarman for North Lakes School

score – tab for guitar part

sung by school

teaching mp3