Cat Came Back


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The Cat Came Back
By Mary Goetze
24 pages
Grades 3 - 6

American folksongs arranged for 2 and 3 part children's voices and Orff instruments. The first 6 pieces appear in order of difficulty for the part-singers: vocal ostinato reinforced by an instrument; vocal ostinato only partially reinforced by an instrument; second voice imitates the beginning of the melody; second voice countermelody begins in unison with the melody; second voice countermelody begins on 5th or 3rd scale. The final 3 pieces omit the instruments.

Instruments used: soprano, alto and bass xylophone; alto metallophone; soprano and alto glockenspiel; temple blocks; claves; slapstick; suspended cymbal; cabasa; bongos; timpani.


  • Built My Lady a Fine Brick House
  • Goodbye Old Paint
  • Fed My Horse
  • John Kanaka
  • The Cat Came Back
  • Never Sleep Late
  • Old Sow's Hide
  • Shoo My Love
  • Fourth Day of July


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