Folk Songs of Rural America with Orff Accompaniments by Shirley W. McRae
This collection of folk songs shows the heart of a people and a lingering glimpse of their values, dreams, joys, and struggles. Using Barred Instruments; Body Percussion; Unpitched Percussion and Other Instruments these Folk Songs will inspire and delight.
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Music and Language Circle Games for Children Ages 3 to 9 by Debra Giebelhaus-Maloney.
72 page book and accompaniment CD detail 13 different partner games. Provides both the general classroom teacher and the music specialist with a new look at circle games as thoughtful teaching tools for language and music skill development.
Each game has bee..
Ring, Dance, Play
By Griff Gall and Paul Weller
Ring, Dance and Play is a music education resource designed for Bell Chimes and Orff Shulwerk.
Ring, Dance, Play brings together the versatility, playability and tonality of Bell Chimes with the revolutionary and engaging Orff Schulwerk pedagogy. This powerful combination will prove instrumen..
Discovering Keetman: Rhythmic Exercises and Pieces for Xylophone 84 pages. This collection presents the rhythmic exercises and pieces of Gunild Keetman for xylophone from the books Rhythmic Exercises, First Instruction on the Xylophone and Pieces for Xylophone Volumes 1-3.
Arranged by Judy Sills and Denise Gagne The Orff Source arranged by Judy Sills and Denise Gagne. The Orff Source includes 89 arrangements of traditional and familiar game songs and folk songs sequenced according to tone set. (sm, lsm, smd ...) The sequencing will help the classroom music teacher find repertoire to fit their curriculum scope and seq..
Arranged by Judy Sills and Denise Gagne 63 Orff arrangements of traditional and composed folk songs and singing games arranged by Judy Sills and Denise Gagne. The purpose of this collection is to provide the classroom music teacher with a large collection of Orff arrangements of familiar folk songs and singing games as well as some original game so..
Arranged by Judy Sills and Denise Gagne This resource has 38 Orff arrangements of traditional and composed folk songs and singing games, using I, I-V or I-IV-V chords. Teachers looking for interesting arrangements for upper elementary students will find many choices. Game directions are included for the singing games. Many of the songs included in ..
by Mari Schay
Don't miss this wonderful collection of music! Behind Bars will get your intermediate students behind those barred instruments, playing music designed for successful performances. The sophisticatd simplicity of these short pieces will enable your students to master them quickly, but that is just the beginning. Once your students ha..
Enrich your curriculum with these engaging, age-appropriate music lessons for Grades K-5 from Brian Hiller and Don Dupont.
Following the same formula as Brian & Don's popular "What to Teach When" series, this collection includes three classroom-tested activities per grade level that reinforce important concepts and develop meaningful m..
The jazz chops of Cathy Blair meet the accessible Orff approach of Donna Dirksing in this exciting introduction to improvisation and other jazz concepts. (Not quite sure what "chops" are? Don't worry; it's defined in the Glossary.) Organized in three sections - Jazz is Rhythm, Jazz is Melody and Jazz is Form - each follows the speech to body percus..
Interactive Folksongs – Multimedia Lessons for the Music Class by Cristi Cary Miller
Folksongs are powerful teaching tools. Their repetitive rhythms and melodies provide a better understanding of music concepts, while teaching us about our multicultural heritage. More than this, folksongs are just so much fun to sing! Technology is also a powerf..
Island Fun with Orff and Drum by Jane Lamb. Songs for Orff Instruments, Singing and Musical Activities.
A creative and fresh new unison collection with reproducible parts of original classroom Orff pieces, drum ensembles, and rhythmic activities by music educator and certified Orff specialist, Jane Lamb. These "kid-tested" pieces are appropriate..
by Mark Burrows
A world of rhythms for drums, pitched percussion and more. Taking as his starting point fundamental rhythms from various countries and regions, Mark Burrows has built engaging and accessible jams that can be used to strengthen students' rhythm skills, in drum circles, or as a change of pace in a choir concert or other performance..
KUTAMBA! African and Jamaican-inspired songs for diatonic Orff ensembles by Jane Lamb
Get your audience on the edge of their seats and tapping their toes with these high-energy Orff ensemble pieces by Jane Lamb. There are seven pieces in the style of the marimba music of Zimbabwe, Africa, and five pieces in the style of the marimba music of Jama..
by Don Dupont and Brian Hiller.
The book is divided into seven chapters: Body Percussion, Speech, Singing, Unpitched Percussion, Barred Instruments, Recorder, and Movement. Each chapter begins with a brief description of the specific media area followed by activities designed for different grade levels. Each activity contains a simple-to-follow,..
by Doug Edwards
Take one part Christmas spirit, one part barred percussion, and a healthy scoop of compositional creativity, and what do you get? A Merry Marimba Christmas! This collection of innovative arrangements by composer and educator Doug Edwards takes traditional Christmas carols to exciting new heights as they travel through more surpri..
Orff Arrangements and Lessons by Donna Dirksing.
1, 2, 3... Echo Me! Orff Companion is not only for experienced Orff teachers. A detailed process for teaching the instruments is given with each arrangement. Teachers with little or no Orff training can easily follow each process and find success in teaching the instrument parts.
Orff and the Elements of Music: A straightforward approach to using Orff in the classroom by renowned instructor Konnie Saliba. 160 pages.
This book provides practical, step-by-step processes for introducing and exploring the elements of music with the Orff methodology.
What better way to teach about rhythm, melody, harmony, f..
by Donna Dirksing
Orff for Everyone: Happenin' Holidays is a collection of seasonal songs and arrangements that embraces the Orff approach and presents it for everyone, from the novice Orff teacher to the most experienced.
Along with each arrangement is a suggested grade level, a list of objectives, and a suggested process. Remember that the ..
Everyone loves baseball! Bring the love of the game into your music room and your students will thank you. Taken directly from Mark Burrows's classroom experience, Play Ball! is a collection of musical games and activities inspired by baseball. Use the activities as part of a thematic unit or pick and choose your favourites to use throughout the ye..
Primary Handbook for Mallets. A beginning Method with Play-Along CD by Garwood Whaley
Internationally acclaimed by today's leading teachers, Primary Handbook for Mallets (xylophone, marimba, vibes and bells) is designed for the beginner at any age. This method provides a complete introduction to mallet playing for private lesson or classroom use..