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Music of Our World



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Music of Our World
Adapted & arranged by John Higgins
Book and CD
63 pages

A sampling of songs and activities from 8 different cultures; each song relates to a different traditional festival. Each song includes background and cultural information, a reproducible singer song sheet, and a lesson plan (objectives with National Standards, materials needed, detailed teaching process, information about the song, making connections, and activity ideas). Each song includes lyrics in the original language, as well as a singable English translation.

The included CD features vocal and instrumental-only tracks for each song; 3 songs also have a recording of the English vocals.

For grades 3 to 6. 

Introduction and Contributors  
Japan- Respect for the Aged Day, Hamabe no Uta  
Hawaii- The Aloha Festivals, 'Ulili E  
India- Diwali, Aeyaya Balano Sakkad
Sweden- St. Lucia's Day, Sakta Lucia  
Brazil- Carnaval, Cidade Maravilhosa  
Laos- Lao New Year, Dok Djampa 
South Africa- Freedom Day, Singabahambayo  
Mexico- Cinco de Mayo, A la Rueda de San Miguel  
World Map


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