Resource: Everybody Needs Beauty


Associated NVN member: Jane Harris

Publisher: Jane Harris, Songways

Price: £15 + £1.50 UK P&P

How to buy: Online from


Tagged with: community choirs, harmony, rounds, nature, beauty, chants, carols

Further information:

A collection of beautiful and melodic songs, rounds and carols arranged for voices.

This book includes: songs to celebrate the beauty of the natural world, carols set to fiddle tunes, settings of inspiring quotations and poems, and rounds to mark the changing seasons. The songs are suitable for many different singing groups, from community choirs to church choirs and schools. Many of them can easily be adapted to suit your own particular group of singers and all can be taught by ear, making them accessible to all.

Recordings of several of the songs are available on Jane’s album, One touch of nature.