Like A Singing Bird Ebook

Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191045101
Size: 24.31 MB
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for unison children's choir, SATB choir, and piano or strings Combining texts by Christina Rossetti and Robert Burns, this mixed voice version retains the upper-voice opening of the original, with the latter section being expanded into mixed-voice harmony. Also available for SSA and piano or strings.

Singing Bird

Author: Roisin McAuley
Publisher: Crux Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1909979171
Size: 75.95 MB
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Twenty-seven years after she adopted her baby in Ireland, Lena Molloy receives a call from the nun who set up the adoption. Sister Monica claims that she wants merely to tie up loose ends in her old age, but Lena becomes frightened that something more threatening lies behind the call, and she sets off on a journey to Ireland, with her best friend, to find her daughter's birth parents.

Creative Haven Spring Scenes Coloring Book

Author: Teresa Goodridge
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486814122
Size: 48.87 MB
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Let your creativity spring to life with 31 illustrations that celebrate the most colorful season of the year. Wonderfully detailed scenes are filled with gorgeous flowers in full bloom, gardening accessories, chirping birds, well-decorated homes, and more.


Author: Abraham Garmaize
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1553950550
Size: 71.87 MB
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This book contains two parts. Part one is "The War of the Jews: How the Jews are Fighting Each Other and the Remedy." Part two is ecumenical memorial services for 9-11. "Like a lazy river in summer that gives water to a thirsty land," is how Rabbi Garmaize describes God's love as it is meant for the people of Israel. Garmaize uses ancient lessons from the Torah and the Bible to implore today's Jewish Community to shower one another with friendship, brotherhood and love. His purpose in this book is to show a divided Israel it is necessary to accept one another in Peace, so the same olive branch may be extended to those who would relish its destruction. This is a special book for Memorial Services for 9/11. The Memorial Services is for all dinaminations; divided into 3 sections, Jewish, Catholic and Protestant. It describes the tragedy, hope and prayers.

All The Birds Singing

Author: Evie Wyld
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0307907775
Size: 57.35 MB
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From one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists, a stunningly insightful, emotionally powerful new novel about an outsider haunted by an inescapable past: a story of loneliness and survival, guilt and loss, and the power of forgiveness. Jake Whyte is living on her own in an old farmhouse on a craggy British island, a place of ceaseless rain and battering wind. Her disobedient collie, Dog, and a flock of sheep are her sole companions, which is how she wants it to be. But every few nights something—or someone—picks off one of the sheep and sounds a new deep pulse of terror. There are foxes in the woods, a strange boy and a strange man, and rumors of an obscure, formidable beast. And there is also Jake’s past, hidden thousands of miles away and years ago, held in the silences about her family and the scars that stripe her back—a past that threatens to break into the present. With exceptional artistry and empathy, All the Birds, Singing reveals an isolated life in all its struggles and stubborn hopes, unexpected beauty, and hard-won redemption. This eBook edition includes a Reading Group Guide.

The Singing Life Of Birds

Author: Donald Kroodsma
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547344874
Size: 14.28 MB
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Listen to birds sing as you’ve never listened before, as the world-renowned birdsong expert Donald Kroodsma takes you on personal journeys of discovery and intrigue. Read stories of wrens and robins, thrushes and thrashers, warblers and whip-poor-wills, bluebirds and cardinals, and many more bird. Learn how each acquires its songs, how songs vary from bird to bird and place to place, how some birds' singing is especially beautiful or ceaseless or complex, how some do not sing at all, how the often quiet female has the last word, and why. Hear a baby wren and the author’s own daughter babble as each learns its local dialect. Listen to the mockingbird by night and by day and count how many different songs he can sing. Marvel at the exquisite harmony in the duet of a wood thrush as he uses his two voice boxes to accompany himself. Feel the extraordinary energy in the songs just before sunrise as dawn’s first light sweeps across this singing planet. Hear firsthand the unmistakable evidence that there are not one but two species of marsh wrens and two species of winter wrens in North America. Learn not only to hear but to see birds sing in the form of sonagrams, as these visual images dance across the pages while you listen to the accompanying audio. Using your trained ears and eyes, you can begin your own journeys of discovery. Listen anew to birds in your backyard and beyond, exploring the singing minds of birds as they tell all that they know. Join Kroodsma not only in identifying but in identifying with singing birds, connecting with nature’s musicians in a whole new way. Please note: this ebook includes embedded audio files. You will only be able to access these files from a device that supports embedded audio.

Tennyson Among The Poets

Author: Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199557136
Size: 26.16 MB
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This volume brings together leading international scholars in a unique celebration and reassessment of Tennyson: his influences, the impact on his contemporaries, and his legacy. All of the essays were commissioned for this collection, and feature original insights into the relationships between the leading poet of the Victorian age and the many other poets, from Virgil to Betjeman, who helped to shape his writing or have reshaped it in turn. Together these essaysprovide the widest and richest set of critical perspectives on Tennyson published for many years.

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

Author: Maya Angelou
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 030747772X
Size: 45.97 MB
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Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local “powhitetrash.” At eight years old and back at her mother’s side in St. Louis, Maya is attacked by a man many times her age–and has to live with the consequences for a lifetime. Years later, in San Francisco, Maya learns about love for herself and the kindness of others, her own strong spirit, and the ideas of great authors (“I met and fell in love with William Shakespeare”) will allow her to be free instead of imprisoned. Poetic and powerful, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is a modern American classic that will touch hearts and change minds for as long as people read. From the Paperback edition.

The Penguin Book Of English Song

Author: Richard Stokes
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141982551
Size: 41.15 MB
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The Penguin Book of English Song anthologizes the work of 100 English poets who have inspired a host of different composers (some English, some not) to write vocal music. Each of the chapters, arranged chronologically from Chaucer to Auden, opens with a precis of the poet's life, work and, often, approach to music. Richard Stokes's notes and commentaries constantly illuminate the language and themes of the poems and their settings in unexpected ways. An awareness of how Ben Jonson based his famous poem 'Drinke to me, onely, with thine eyes' on a Greek original, for example, increases our enjoyment of both the poem and the traditional song; knowledge of Thomas Hardy's relationships with women deepens our appreciation of songs by Ireland, Finzi, Britten and others; Charles Dibdin's 'Tom Bowling', played each year at the Last Night of the Proms, takes on a deeper resonance when we know that it was written after the death of his brother Tom, a sea captain struck by lightning in the Indian Ocean. Many composers of different nationalities appear, but the book remains quintessentially British, and includes pieces that have an established place in our national consciousness: 'Rule, Britannia' (James Thomson), 'Abide with me' (Henry Francis Lyte), 'Auld lang syne' (Robert Burns), 'Jerusalem' (William Blake), 'Once in royal David's city' (Mrs C. F. Alexander), and even 'Twinkle, twinkle, little star' (Jane Taylor). The poems are printed in their original versification and spelling, enabling us to trace the development of the English language as the book progresses. The volume presents a huge amount of information about English Song that will enlighten all those who delight in the fusion of words and music. The presence of minor as well as major poets and the unique principle of selection make The Penguin Book of English Song a highly original anthology of English verse.

Little Singing Bird

Author: Joyce E. Savok
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1491716029
Size: 19.13 MB
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Little Singing Bird presents a collection of the writings of Joyce Savok, including both prose and poetry. She recalls her life in verse, telling of the loss of her first baby girl and how God saw her through her heartbreak. She writes about her unconditional love of her first Arabian fi ly in Kansas. She writes of her love of farm life, the land, the animals and the freedom of living off the land. When she was a married woman, the view from her home of the snowcapped mountains, the rivers, and the wildlife meant everything to her. In her writings on religious and political subjects, she maintains that this world would be a wonderful place if we could live by principles that the Bible gives us. She considers a wide range of topics in her essays and opinions, from the faith that is vital to her to various current issues facing all of us. Little Singing Bird offers her thoughts on the importance of caring and love in the face of envy and greed and of leaning on God’s love and promise of eternity. In this collection, Savok shares the memories of her life, her thoughts on the world, and her absolute trust in and love for God.