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“brilliantly composed and presented... a joy.”
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Hello and welcome to this leading UK music site for children, teachers and parents.
As well as new songs to sing (visit our online songbook), you'll find pages packed with musical instruments, information and fun things to do.
Simon and Hilary have worked as presenters, songwriters and musical directors for BBC TV and Schools Radio programmes (Play School, Playdays, Green Claws and The Song Tree.)
Simon is one of the world's leading mandolin virtuosos and composers for the instrument, as well as a fine fiddle player and guitarist.
Hilary has "one of Britain's finest voices" (BBC Radio 4) as well as an unusual taste in bass instruments. See her amazing giant mandobass.
As well as touring the world playing concerts and festivals they have over 20 years experience of visits to schools, performing to pupils of all ages.
For news of other recordings by Simon Mayor and Hilary James of folk, classical, swing and blues... and lots of mandolin music... visit mandolin.co.uk and folksong.co.uk