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Music for Children Vol. 1, Murray Edition



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Music for Children Vol. I
Adapted by Margaret Murray
144 pages  

Volume I - pentatonic. Speech and rhythmic exercises, nursery rhymes, songs, instrumental pieces and melodic exercises using only the 5-note scale, with instructions and notes.

Part One: Nursery Rhymes and Songs
1. Cuckoo  2. Pat-a-cake  3. Tinker Tailor  4. Bobby Shaftoe  5. Little Tommy Tucker  6. Wee Willie Winkie  7. Bye Baby Bunting  8. Ring-a-Ring o' Roses  9. Grey Goose and Gander (text)  10. Walk Down the Path (text)  11. Two Little Dicky Birds (text)  12. Tommy's Fallen in the Pond  13. Unk unk unk  14. Tom Tom the Piper's Son  15. My Little Pony  16. Cross-patch  17. Warm Hands Warm  18. Shoe the Little Horse (text)  19. Polly Put the Kettle On (text)  20. Cuckoo Where Are You?  21. Early to Bed  22. The Baker  23. The Day is Now Over  24. Little Boy Blue  25. There was an Old Woman (text)  26. One to Make Ready (text)  27. The North Wind Doth Blow  28. O Lady Mary Ann  29. I love Sixpence (canon)  30. Ding dong diggidiggi-dong (canon)  31. Ding dong the bells do Ring (canon)  32. The Campbells are Coming  33. The Grand old Duke of York  34. Oliver Cromwell  35. Alleluja  36. Where are you going to my pretty maid?  37. Farewell to the Old Year (canon)  38. Pippa's Song (text)  39. The Cuckoo is a Clever Bird  40. Old Angus McTavish  41. Bommfallera

Part Two: Rhythmic and Melodic Exercises

  • Speech exercises I - IV
  • Rhythms for imitation I - II
  • Rhythms for clapping, melody making and fitting words to rhythmic patterns I (Ex. and exercises) - II
  • Rhythms for ostinato accompaniments I - II
  • Rhythms over ostinato accompaniments I - II
  • Rhythms to be completed I (Ex.) - II (Exercises)
  • Rhythmic rondos, examples and exercises
  • Songs with rhythmic accompaniment (My Little Pony, Old Angus McTavish)
  • Rhythmic canons I - II
  • Exercises for knee slapping I - III
  • Melodies to be completed
  • Ostinato exercises for tuned percussion instruments I & II (for 1 instrument), II & IV (for 2 instruments)
  • Rondos I (ex.) and II (exercises)
  • Canon Exercises

Part Three: Instrumental Pieces

  • 30 pieces (for var. barred instruments and unpitched percussion)
  • 3 Rondo pieces
  • 2 Andante pieces
  • 1 Con moto piece
  • 3 Allegro pieces
  • 5 Canons


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goes along with game plan curriculum
Kimberly M on Apr 7, 2013
Need it for elementary school
Frances M on Mar 2, 2012
Needed as a supplement to the Gameplan Curriculum
Eileen T on Nov 28, 2012



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