Includes 2 books and CDs by Cathy Blair to create music with found sounds.
- POTS AND PANS AND SPOONS, OH MY! Making Music with Found Sounds (7252)
Gr. 3-6 take some "crash tests" (warm-ups) to begin creating and using found instruments. Suggested instruments and performance ideas ease the prep time. Includes reproducible student parts and a Found Sound Symphony for a classroom or school performance. CD provides extra effects and optional accompaniments. 78 pp. Paperback & CD
- STOMP, BOOM, BLAST: Creating Music with Everyday "Stuff" (9283)
The titles give clues to found sounds in this instrumental, speech choir and song collection: Pencil-vania Polka, Clean Sweep, Sonata for 7 Rulers, Bubble Wrap Rap, The Blue Danube Waltz, "Surprise" Symphony, Chalkboard Blues, Can Can, A Dark and Stormy Night, Groove Center. Includes CD of special effects, suggestions, and orchestrations for each piece. Teach layering, timbre, dynamics, program ideas, and so much more. 80 pp. Paperback & CD