Dance for the Children of One Earth


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Dance for the Children of One Earth
International Folk Songs and Dances with Orff Accompaniments
By Mary Helen Solomon
24 pages 
Grades 2 - 5

Ten folk songs and dances from the world over with Orff instrument accompaniments. These can be adapted for middle grades. Orchestrations range from very easy to moderately difficult - all lend themselves to the abilities of beginning Orff students and all have dance formation ideas.


  • Music Alone Shall Live (Germany)
  • Pentozalis (Greece)
  • Lovely New Year Flower (China)
  • The Tailor and the Mouse (England)
  • Nighttime (Hungary)
  • The Train (Venezuela)
  • Rocky Mountain (USA)
  • Take Time In Life (Liberia)
  • Zum Gali Gali (Israel)
  • Dance For the Children of One Earth (Mary Helen Solomon)


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Does this book have an accompanying CD of the music and a good description of the dances?
Thank you,
Bethany King
A shopper on Mar 14, 2013
BEST ANSWER: There is no accompanying CD. The notation for the dances are very descriptive and include diagrams to aid in the explanation!

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