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Unlocking the Power of Song

Announcing our long-awaited pioneering book by Jill Rakusen due out in 2021



UNLOCKING THE POWER OF SONG: a companion for challenging times.

It is a songbook containing 28 of Jill’s songs 


What’s different about this Songbook? 
  • It contains the background to each song, showing not only how it came into being, but also, through that process, illuminating aspects of what each song can offer. 

  • It contains contributions from a pool of countless people who have found aspects of the Giving Voice process helpful in their lives.  

  • It illustrates how song can be harnessed – by anyone, in any situation and unusually it is particularly about harnessing song on your own 

  • It introduces key aspects of Giving Voice, and helps illuminate ways in which we relate to music, and the implications  

  • It manifests a process of developing awareness and understanding,  

  • It can be used as a life-enhancing companion and workbook 

See also our Unlocking the Power of Song Blog

Exploring our Relationship with Song

Our relationship with song (or with particular songs) is as rich and complex as any family relationship: there are ups and downs and it's an ongoing process. With long-term commitment, and support, we can continue to grow and deepen our relationship over time, and come to new levels of understanding and appreciation.   See these examples below

These pages contain quotes from participants who attended different types of Giving Voice courses.

Any claims made about Giving Voice are made by those who participate.