Singing Together

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started25th Sep 1939
ended29th Mar 2001
last rpt25th Jun 2004
65 school years
duration20 mins
subject 🎶Music
languageenIn English

Singing Together is a BBC schools radio series from the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and 2000s, covering music for primary and secondary school pupils.


This clip from the Watch unit Within Living Memory, first broadcast in spring 1999, recreates school life around the start of the 1970s. Fast forward to 01:30 to see a classroom at 11am on a Monday morning preparing to listen to Singing Together. It includes a real clip of William Appleby introducing the broadcast from 18th September 1967. I believe this is one of only 3 recordings of Singing Together that the BBC have officially kept from the series' first 40 years on air.

Watch Online Watch a clip on BBC Learning Zone Broadband (may not be available outside the UK). Clips from Learning Zone Broadband have mostly moved elsewhere on the BBC website. Try searching BBC Teach.

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