Sing and Shine On! An Innovative Guide to Leading Multicultural Song By Nick Page Book 178 pages
The teacher's guide to multicultural song leading. Part 1 examines the power of singing from both cultural and physical perspectives. Part 2 explains how to teach songs effectively by outlining 4 simple rules of song teaching, then suggesting in detail a basic strategy for teaching a song by rote. Includes some example songs, call and response, using movements and storytelling as a means to communicate the essence of a song as well as through teaching text and melody. Techniques for working with vocal tone and intonation and a chapter on troubleshooting. Part 3 gives 65 reasons why singing and music are important in education and life, followed by valuable appendices including a list of song recommendations, resource guide and extensive bibliography. Songs contained in the book have melody line and lyrics.
Contents: Part 1 - What is the Power of Singing: We Can All Sing with Power, The Powers of Music, The Story of Music, Music and Learning.
Part 2 - How Do We Teach Songs: 4 Simple Rules (of song teaching), Basic Strategy for Rote Song Teaching, More Song Teaching Strategies, Everyone Can Sound Beautiful, Everyone Can Sing in Tune, Using the Power of a Song's Tradition, How to Make Your Songs More Exciting, How to Find Powerful Songs, The Singing Celebration, Troubleshooting.
Part 3 - Why Is Music Necessary: 65 Reasons Why Singing Should Be Central to Education and Life, A Look to the Future.
Appendix A: Suggested Tools and Supplies to Help You in Teaching Songs.Appendix B: Powerful Song Suggestions with Sources and Age Recommendations.Resource Guide; Bibliography; Supplement: More Songs for Group Singing.
N'kosi Sikeleli Afrika
Thula Klizeo (Joseph Shabalala)
Thuma Mina N'Kosia (South African Zulu prayer)
Woke Up This Mornin'
Wearing My Long Winged Feathers (contemporary Native American)
Hey Ho Nobody Home
There Is More Love Somewhere (African American)
Cumbayah (African American)
There's a River Flowin' In My Soul
The Duchess at Tea
Cockles & Mussels
O Hal'lwe (Native American)
La Macchina del Capo (Italy)