Life

This entertaining song charts the life cycle from birth to death through punchy rhythms and brilliantly concise lyrics. 

Vocal difficulty: 1 of 5
Accompaniment difficulty: 2 of 5
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Lyric video for Life by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen, with backing track.

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Lyric video for Life by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen, with performance track.

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A spotlight on Russell Hepplewhite, featuring A Day in the Life of a Composer and a Zoom Interview with Tom Appleton.

Worksheets

An introduction to the composer Russell Hepplewhite.

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Advice from Friday Afternoons Ambassadors Emily Barden and Charles MacDougall on how to count and keep a steady pulse.

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Friday Afternoons Ambassadors Dominic Ellis-Peckham and Emily Barden share their top tips on how to include dynamics into your singing.

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Advice on breathing and airflow technique from Friday Afternoons Ambassadors Charles MacDougall and Tom Appleton.

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Song Credits

Music by
Russell Hepplewhite

Words by
Michael Rosen

Performance track:
Performed by The Grange Choir (Monmouth School Boys' Prep)
Directed by Joseph Walton
Audio editing by Nick Girard
Audio mixing by David Jones at Sonus Audio
Backing track:
Performed by Nathan Williamson
Recorded by Mike Challis