ESSENTIAL Christmas Carols

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Ages: 5-11
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A stunning collection of 20 of your favourite Christmas carols for singing in school, at church or at any Christmas gathering. Now available with Words on Screen™.

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About Essential Christmas Carols

This collection of 20 Christmas carols for children has been carefully compiled to give a wide variety of styles, from traditional favourites such as O Come All Ye Faithful and Hark! The Herald Angels Sing to modern classics such as Calypso Carol and It Was On A Starry Night.

Suitable for any carol concert or Christmas celebration, this selection of Christmas carols for children is an absolute 'essential' in anyone's songbook collection!


Purchase a Premium Pack with Words on Screen™ online and access your eSongbook in your online account! The Words on Screen™ Player allows you to access all your resources available in the book and CD/CD ROM and also display song lyrics on any whiteboard, computer screen, television or interactive touchscreen. The lyrics synchronize with the music as it plays making them easy to teach and easy to learn!

Words on Screen™:What is Words on Screen™? - For more information click here.
Words on Screen™ System Requirements:

Words on Screen™ CD ROM System Requirements

PC:

  • 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor or Intel® Atom™ 1.6GHz or faster process for netbooks.
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 (64 bit) or later, Windows Server 2016 (64 bit) or later
  • Internet Explorer 7.0 or later, Mozilla Firefox 69.0 or later, Google Chrome, Safari 12.0 or later, or Opera 36 or later
  • 512MB RAM (1GB RAM recommended for netbooks); 128MB graphics memory

MAC:

  • Intel Core™ Duo 1.83GHz or faster processor
  • macOS 10.7-10.14.6 inclusive
  • Safari 12.0 or later, Mozilla Firefox 69.0 or later, Google Chrome, or Opera 36 or later
  • 512MB RAM; 128MB graphics memory

For the Download Player System Requirements, please click here.

My Words on Screen™ Online:

If you have purchased a Premium Pack online which includes Words on Screen™, you will immediately receive a Words on Screen™ eSongbook in your Out of the Ark Music online account. The eSongbook is where we bring together all of the digital resources available for your product. As well as being able to play the Words on Screen™ versions of your songs, you can also instantly access PDFs and MP3s for your product at no additional cost. If you have already downloaded and installed a Download Player from our website simply refresh your player and select your new eSongbook. You will need to download the eSongbook to your player before you can extract and save the PDFs and MP3s. You will also need to have installed Download Player version 2.0 or above.

If you don’t yet have a player then follow these instructions:

  • Log in to your online account
  • Within the My Words on Screen™ Online panel (on the My Account dashboard) choose either to Stream Online or Download Player
  • Within the player click on All eSongbooks in the left hand menu and select your eSongbook

You will find the PDFs and MP3s under eSongbook Resources in the left hand menu of your eSongbook. From there, you can choose to extract and save All Audio MP3s, All Lyrics PDFs and All Score PDFs. If you just want the MP3s, lyrics or music score for one song, then select the song in the library and use the buttons in the Song Extras area at the bottom of the screen.

ISBN:9781901980776 Book & CD / 9781906988586 Book & CD ROM

Licence Information

Words on Screen™ User Licences

Words on Screen™ CD ROMs are supplied with a single user licence which allows the Words on Screen™ CD ROM to be installed on ONE computer only.

To license the installation of the CD ROM onto network servers and/or two or more computers, please purchase an Annual Digital Site Licence.
 

Annual Digital Site Licences

With so many songbooks and audio files purchased in digital format, you need a legal way to install or distribute copies for use around the school. Out of the Ark’s Annual Digital Site Licences are the perfect solution!


Cost-effective and flexible, our digital licences give you peace of mind so that you know you are covered for all kinds of digital usage for 12 months, including permission to:

  • Install Words on Screen™ song files from a CD ROM onto more than one computer or onto a network.
  • Download Words on Screen™ song files from a CD ROM onto more than one computer or onto a network.
  • Continue to stream Words on Screen™ songs from your Out of the Ark Music online account on any device (beyond your free period).
  • Copy song files from an Audio CD onto more than one computer or onto a network.
  • Copy MP3 audio files onto more than one computer or onto a network.
  • Upload digital content to an intranet or learning platform.
  • Permit usage of digital content at home for teachers for preparation purposes.

A separate Annual Digital Site Licence is required for each product title that you use in any of these ways and will need to be renewed each year. However, if you have a current Annual Digital Site Licence – Multi-Product, then ALL product titles that you have purchased are covered for digital permissions for one year without the need for individual licences.


You will receive a renewal notice by email 28 days before the end of any 12 month licence period.


You can renew your Annual Digital Site Licences by simply logging into your account if you have one and going to your My Licences page. Pick the relevant licence and click RENEW.


Annual Digital Site Licence – Multi-product


If you have four or more product titles that you wish to license, it is more cost-effective and convenient to purchase an Annual Digital Site Licence – Multi-Product for just £39.96pa. This licence covers the same usages as the single product licences, but gives you blanket digital permissions for ALL Out of the Ark products that you buy. However, it does not include the right to perform any of our nativities or musicals to an audience (other than pupils or staff) - a separate Annual Performance Licence is still required for each of those titles.

Listen to Songs

Angels From The Realms Of Glory
Away In A Manger
Calypso Carol
Ding Dong Merrily On High
Go, Tell It On The Mountain
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
In The Bleak Midwinter
Infant Holy
It Was On A Starry Night
Joy To The World
Mary's Boy Child
O Come All Ye Faithful
O Little Town Of Bethlehem
Once In Royal David's City
Silent Night
The First Nowell
The Little Drummer Boy
The Zither Carol (Girls And Boys, Leave Your Toys)
We Three Kings Of Orient Are
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks

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The following items are available for this product:

Teacher's Book

Teacher's Book

  • Overview of carols
  • Lyric sheets for 20 carols
  • Music score for 20 carols (Piano music score, melody and chords)
  • Licence and copyright details
Double Audio CD

Double Audio CD

  • Vocal tracks sung by children (CD 1)
  • Professional backing tracks (CD 2)
Words on Screen™ CD ROM

Words on Screen™ CD ROM

  • Words on Screen™ versions of songs so that you can display song lyrics on any whiteboard, computer screen, television or interactive touchscreen. The lyrics synchronize with the music as it plays making them easy to teach and easy to learn
  • Extractable MP3s, printable lyrics, scores & additional resources
  • Enhanced operation features including ‘double-click’ to hear and teach a single line
  • Words on Screen™ user guide
  • Single-User licence allowing the Words on Screen™ CD ROM to be installed on ONE computer only
  • Licence & copyright details
If you are a Mac user, click here.
Words on Screen™ eSongbook

Words on Screen™ eSongbook

  • An online Words on Screen™ product to stream or download
  • Extractable MP3s, printable lyrics, scores, & additional resources
  • Words on Screen™ versions of songs so that you can display song lyrics on any whiteboard, computer screen, television or interactive touchscreen. The lyrics synchronize with the music as it plays making them easy to teach and easy to learn
  • Flexibility to create an expandable library of Words on Screen™ song collections, nativities and musicals in your Out of the Ark online account
  • Enhanced operation features including ‘double-click’ to hear and teach a single line
  • Words on Screen™ user guide
  • Single-User licence
  • Licence & copyright details
Annual Digital Site Licence

Annual Digital Site Licence

Annual Digital Site Licence information

A separate Annual Digital Site Licence is required for each product title that you use in any of these ways and will need to be renewed each year. However, if you have a current Annual Digital Site Licence – Multi-Product, then ALL product titles that you have purchased are covered for digital permissions for one year without the need for individual licences.

You will receive a renewal notice by email 28 days before the end of any 12 month licence period.

You can renew your Annual Digital Site Licences by simply logging into your account if you have one and going to your My Licences page. Pick the relevant licence and click RENEW.

For full licence information for this product, click here or visit our Licences page.

Rehearsal CDs

Rehearsal CDs

  • Vocal tracks sung by children
  • Professional backing tracks
  • Available in packs of 5, 10 or 20
Multi-Product Licence

Multi-Product Licence

Annual Digital Site Licence – Multi-product Information

If you have four or more product titles that you wish to license, it is more cost-effective and convenient to purchase an Annual Digital Site Licence – Multi-Product for just £39.96pa. This licence covers the same usages as the single product licences, but gives you blanket digital permissions for ALL Out of the Ark products that you buy. However, it does not include the right to perform any of our nativities or musicals to an audience (other than pupils or staff) - a separate Annual Performance Licence is still required for each of those titles.


You will receive a renewal notice by email 28 days before the end of any 12 month licence period.


You can renew your Annual Digital Site Licences by simply logging into your account if you have one and going to your My Licences page. Pick the relevant licence and click RENEW.


For full licence information for this product, click here or visit our Licences page.

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Premium Packs With Words on Screen™  

Book, Audio CD & Words on Screen™ CD ROM

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This pack includes a Words on Screen™ eSongbook which allows you to stream or download songs from your online account and to access PDFs, MP3s and additional resources instantly. An Annual Digital Site Licence is required for you to use this Words on Screen™ product on more than one computer in the school or on a network.  If you are a Mac user, click here.

£42.95

Words on Screen™ eSongbook Only (Online Order Only)

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A Words on Screen™ eSongbook for you to stream or download, including PDFs from the book and MP3 audio tracks. This eSongbook is only available as an online purchase. NO BOOK, AUDIO CD OR CD ROM INCLUDED. Instantly access everything you need from your online account. There is no postage and packing charge for this item. An Annual Digital Site Licence is required for you to use this Words on Screen™ product on more than one computer in the school or on a network.

£42.95
Standard Packs  

Book & Double Audio CD

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£24.95
Licences  

Annual Digital Site Licence - For A Single Product (price per annum)

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If you have purchased the above Words on Screen™ title, this licence enables you to install it onto more than one computer or onto a network. See terms below.

£9.96 pa

Out of the Ark Music Annual Digital Site Licence - For Multiple Products (price per annum)

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If you have purchased multiple Words on Screen™ titles, this licence enables you to install them onto more than one computer or onto a network (a cost-effective alternative to buying 4 or more single licences). See terms below.

£39.96 pa
Additional Resources  

Pack of 5 Rehearsal CDs

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£15.00

Pack of 10 Rehearsal CDs

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£25.20

Pack of 20 Rehearsal CDs

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£43.20
Subtotal:£0.00

Fantastic!

By DD

I used this for a KS2 Christmas Carol service. It was fantastic. The songs were easy to learn, and the backing tracks were brilliant. The children loved The Little Drummer boy. nWe had rave reviews from parents about how fantastic the songs were. I will definitely use this again!


Beautifully arranged

By Jackarias

I have never seen a collection of such beautiful Christmas carol arrangements all in one wonderfully-sized place. A very inspiring publication when trying to orchestrate your own version of carols! The backing tracks are just superb and really create a sense of Christmas throughout. Congratulations yet again, and thank you.


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