Kids Songs in English and Mandarin

This newly released album contains some of the well known kids’ songs that are sung in both English and Mandarin. Traditional arrangements of the much loved melodies sung in Mandarin by Jenny Ding and in English by Kristin Hellberg.

In addition to eight  Mandarin versions that are already well known and popular the album offers some songs newly translated by Mr Jing Deng.

Can currently be streamed via Spotify and will soon be available on iTunes and Apple Music.

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Song list

    1. If You’re Happy and You Know It
    2. If You’re Happy and You Know It (Rú Guǒ Gǎn Dào Kāi Xīn Nǐ Jiù Pāi Pāi Shǒu)
    3. Father Abraham
    4. Father Abraham (Huáng Dì Lǎo Zǔ Zōng)
    5. Old MacDonald
    6. Old MacDonald (Wáng Lǎo Xiān Shēng Yǒu Kuài Dì)
    7. My Hat It Has Three Corners
    8. My Hat It Has Three Corners (Sān Jiǎo Mào)
    9. Eensy Weensy Spider
    10. Eensy Weensy Spider (Xiǎo Xiǎo De Zhī Zhū Pá Shàng Le Shuǐ Guǎn)
    11. Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
    12. Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes (Tóu, Jiān Bǎng, Xī, Jiǎo Zhǐ)
    13. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
    14. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (Yī Shǎn Yī Shǎn Liàng Jīng Jīng)
    15. Kookaburra
    16. Kookaburra (Xiào Cuì Niǎo)
    17. Baa Baa Black Sheep
    18. Baa Baa Black Sheep (Miē Miē Hēi Mián Yáng)
    19. Brother John
    20. Brother John (Liǎng Zhī Lǎo Hǔ)
    21. Brahms’ Lullaby
    22. Brahms’ Lullaby (Xiǎo Bǎo Bèi Kuài Kuài Shuì)

Team

martinMartin Fisher

Music Producer

Martin has been in charge of the music for this album. He has arranged, produced, mixed and mastered the album and also done various backing vocals in.

Martin has been an actor for 25 years, and has worked extensively in theatre, TV and film, but these days focusses most of his attention on his home studio (SonicPond),The current studio has been making music since 1997. In that time, Martin has produced over 250 songs for singer/songwriters, as well as hundreds of voice over demos for actors and backing tracks for vocalists.

This Mandarin-English album is the 4th album Martin has produced for Bilingual By Music.

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Jenny Ding

Singer – Native Chinese

Chinese musical star Jenny Ding has recorded the famous and loved nursery rhymes in Mandarin. Her tracks were recorded in London when she was performing in the famous musical Miss Saigon. She is currently based in Shanghai and can be seen in the musical Spring Awakening and Rent

 

kristinhellbergKristin Hellberg

Singer-English
Kristin grew up in Norrköping Sweden. At age 20 she started working in London and has since appeared in various West End shows (e.g. Showboat, Chess, Napoleon, Pirates of Penzance, Peter Pan) on TV (e.g Family Affairs) and recorded voiceovers  (e.g Nokia, Swatch, Clas Ohlson, TV8, MTV, Spotify).
She can currently be seen and heard in the Abba Tribute Band “Waterloo- with Katja and Camilla” which tours around the world.

 

Purple Wong

Cover Illustrator

Purple Wong is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Hong Kong. She works with a diverse range of international clients, creating illustrations for publishing, advertising, education and more. She makes use of vivid colours and full composition to express ideas.

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Jing Deng

Mandarin Lyrics and language advisor

Jing Deng created completely new lyrics in Mandarin for “Father Abraham” ,”My hat it has three corners” and “Kookaburra”. He also acted as guide and language expert on this album. Jing Deng holds a PhD in paediatrics, and also loves “fiddling” with music and words in his leisure time. His Mandarin version of Do You Hear The People Sing? from Les Miserables the musical has attracted several million views inside and outside China’s video sharing channel

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