A collection of 220 folk songs representing different parts of the United States, some with foreign roots. The songs are based on pentatonic scales making it easy for children to learn the melodies. All of the songs are playable on Orff instruments. These songs can be used as a springboard for discussing other states and cultures.FOREWORD Pentatonic songs are based on a scale using only five notes, usually those remaining in the diatonic scale when the ... Pentatonic melodies also lend themselves easily to simple settings for instruments children can play themselves, such as xylophones, ... of songs using less than five tones since these are especially useful for the training of young children or beginning recorder players.
|Title||:||Sing It Yourself|
|Publisher||:||Alfred Music -|