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Pot Pourri



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By Konnie Saliba
45 Pages  

Almost 40 original (and some traditional or folk) pieces - Orff arrangements for elementary and middle school students. Sections focus on rhythm, ostinato, canons, pentatonic and elemental pieces for various instrumental combinations. Teaching suggestions with the first 5 sections of the book.   

For Intermediate To Middle School.     

Section 1: Rhythm - Note Values- Make a Rhyme; Meters- 6/8, 4/4, 3/4: Chirp Chirp Says the Sparrow; Rhythm- Sixteenth Notes: Kookaburra; Meters- 2/4, 3/4: Acka Bacca Soda Cracka.

Section 2: Ostinato - Verbal With Speech: Here is a Rhythm; Verbal With Rhymes: I Once Had a Dog, I've Got a Dog as Thin as a Rail; Unpitched Percussion With a Song: Old Molly Hare; Rhythmic, Superimposed: Have Fun With Rhythms in 2/4; Melodic, Superimposed: Sunset.

Section 3: Canons - Speech With Unpitched Percussion: Follow Me; Speech: There Once Was A Girl Named Myrtle; Speech and Unpitched Percussion: Buster Brown; Speech, Singing, Barred Instruments: Hot Dog Song; Instrumental: Just Follow Me; Canons To Sing: Time To Begin, Ha-Ha-Ha!, My Appetite!, Do You Love Me?, We're Happy To Be Here.

Section 4: The Wonderful World Of Pentatonic - F Pentatonic: I Heard the Angels Singing, I Wish I Was a Cowboy; D Minor Pentatonic: A Little Dance in D; C Pentatonic: The Mail Boat; A Minor Pentatonic: Don't Worry; G Pentatonic: I Wish I Were a Grapefruit; E Minor Pentatonic: Weather Song, Speech Weather Ostinati.

Section 5: Three Easy I-V Accompaniments - Down By the Station, Funny Game, Throw It Out the Window.

Section 6: Elemental Pieces For Various Instrumental Combinations - Xylophones: Syncopated Fun; Glockenspiels: The Little Clocks Awaken All the Big Clocks; Metallophones: Bells On Sunday; Recorders: The Hurdy-Gurdy; All Barred Instruments: ABA Major and Minor, Rondo Fun.


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