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Orffestrations Around the World



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Orffestrations Around the World
By Linda Forrest 
31 pages
Grades 3 - 7 

Arrangements for Orff instruments (not always in the traditional style). Songs from Mexico, Scotland, Ireland, The Netherlands, Israel, Japan, Russia, Africa and USA, with movement ideas.


  • This Train/New River Train (Spiritual/American folk song, dance directions, 2-part voices)
  • Mexican Hat Dance (Mexican folk dance, dance directions, unison/2-part voices)
  • Loch Lomond (Scotland-Old Jacobite Air, dance directions, unison)
  • Sarasponda (Netherlands folk tune, unison)
  • Song of the Volga Boatmen (Russion folk song, unison)
  • Cockles & Mussels (Irish folk song, dance directions, unison)
  • Kum Bah Yah (African folk tune, 2-part voices)
  • Hava Nagila (Israeli folk song, dance directions, unison)
  • Sakura (Japanese folk song, unison)


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Looking for ideas for an "Around the World" program
Andrea T on Dec 16, 2012

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