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Games Children Sing . . . India

16 Children's Songs and Rhymes

16 Children's Songs and Rhymes. Edited by Gloria J. Kiester. This edition: Songbook. Classroom/Pre-School; Games; Multicultural - Songbook; Other Classroom; Resources; Songbooks. Multicultural - songbook. Authentic songs as Indian children sing them, as heard on the enclosed CD; easy-to-learn melodies that are fun to sing; games, dances and fingerplays that invite active participation. Indian. Songbook and performance CD. With explanatory notes and introductory text. 76 pages. Alfred Music #00-0761B. Published by Alfred Music (AP.0761B).

Item Number: AP.0761B

ISBN 9780757941801. 9x12 inches. English.

The Games Children Sing series is for anyone who wants to discover authentic songs from other countries! This series is a unique resource for music, language, social studies teachers, and caregivers.

  • Washerman, Washerman 
  • Ahg-Doom Barh-Doom 
  • How Deep Is The Sea? 
  • Wood Gathering Song 
  • Naga Hunting Song 
  • Baby, Baby, Don't You Cry 
  • The Four Sons 
  • The Bird and The Banyan Tree 
  • Dha Dhin Dhin Na 
  • Indian Rhythm: The Tal 
  • The Old Crow 
  • Silver Shining Moon 
  • Hare Rama 
  • The Sotry of the Ramayana 
  • Five Brown Birdies 
  • Baby, Baby, Baby Dear 
  • The Bangleman 
  • The Lotus 

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  • 3

    Francine Griffith
    DM, Iowa
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  • August 08, 2012 Games Children Sing-India

    This is a great book for a beginning journey into children's songs from India. Each song has information about the content and what part of the country it derives. There is a pronunciation guide at the beginning of the book for the vowels. I would have liked a bit...

    more help on pronunciations for each song tho. There are recordings to accompany each song--in English and Hindi. I was a bit disappointed that Indian instruments did not accompany each song---a majority of the recordings were acapella. I was also disappointed that there weren't that many "games" as the title suggests. It did help me get through my week long camp focussing on Indian music and I was glad for the assistance. Lots of information included about sangeeta (music) and traditions in India.

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