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First, We Sing! Songbook One

Songs and Games for the Music Class (Set 1)

By Susan Brumfield

Collection (with audio & PDF access) Choral (Book with Audio Online)
Songs and Games for the Music Class (Set 1). Arranged by Susan Brumfield. Music Express Books. Classroom Resources, Collection, Elementary, Kodaly. Softcover Audio Online. 48 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.9971663).

Item Number: HL.9971663

ISBN 9781458418661. 8.5x11 inches. Arranged by Susan Brumfield.

First, We Sing Songbook One is a collection of twenty children's songs, rhymes and games from around the world. Whether you are looking for new songs to add to your repertoire, or for new ways to teach familiar favorites, FIRST, WE SING is full of fresh ideas for the music class. First in a new series of volumes designed to bring delightfully singable songs and practical pedagogy together in one anthology, this book is perfect for use in both home and school. Teachers will find extension activities for the classroom, historical references, pedagogical indices and suggestions for including the songs in a literacy-based music curriculum. First, We Sing 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. Comes with digital access to songsheet PDFs for projection or print options, and audio access to sing-along recordings. Suggested for grades 1-5.

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  • July 22, 2012 First, We Sing

    What a fantastic resource for Kodaly-minded educators! There are plenty of new songs along with old favorites, all with plenty of teaching activities.

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