FIRST, WE SING! Songbook 2

Item No: 21546


More Songs and Games for the Music Class 
by Susan Brumfield. 

Whether you are looking for new songs to add to your repertoire, or for new ways to teach familiar favorites, Songbook Two is loaded with more fresh ideas for the music class.

Kodaly believed that singing is the foundation for musical learning. This second volume in the First, We Sing! series contains 18 traditional & holiday songs, rhymes, games from around the world, with extensions, historical references, optional Orff instruments and recorder.

Designed to bring delightfully singable songs and practical pedagogy together is perfect for use in both home and school. Features extension activities for the classroom, historical references, pedagogical indices and suggestions for including these songs in the First, We Sing! literacy-based music series.

Includes Digital Access to demonstration recordings featuring Inner Voices, a group of 8-12 year old singers from The West Texas Children's Chorus, and PDF songsheets for projection or print options. Also includes suggestions for Orff instruments and recorder, along with seasonal and holiday songs, singing games and songs just for fun.

Ideally suited for teaching musical skills, this collection provides a “vocabulary” of music and play from which children can draw today. Adults and kids of all ages will discover the fun and enjoyment of listening, learning, singing and playing these songs for generations to come!

Paperback & Digital Access

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  • Autumn Canon
  • Bluebells, Cockleshells
  • Dry Bones Come Skipping
  • Duerme Pronto (El Canto De Madre)
  • Going Down To Cairo
  • Green Sally Up
  • Let Me Out
  • Madalina Catalina
  • Mbombela (The Train Comes)
  • Needle's Eye
  • Nine Hundred Miles
  • Oro, My Little Boat
  • Pop Goes The Weasel
  • Sailing On The Ocean
  • Ships Are Sailing
  • Skip To My Lou
  • Strawberries
  • Ye Toop Doram
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