The Book of SongTales for Upper Grades

By Feierabend, John M.
Item No. 847451
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Telling stories in song is a tradition that goes back centuries in the form of broadsides and ballads. This collection is designed for older students who might still enjoy hearing the songs sung by their teacher, or who might enjoy singing the songs themselves; a perfect follow up to The Book of
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Telling stories in song is a tradition that goes back centuries in the form of broadsides and ballads. This collection is designed for older students who might still enjoy hearing the songs sung by their teacher, or who might enjoy singing the songs themselves; a perfect follow up to The Book of Children's SongTales (item 804125).

Organized by subject matter, these SongTales are beautifully illustrated and perfect for any classroom or individual that wants to continue the tradition of telling stories in song. Modal index in the back of the book organizes each tale by aeolian, dorian, and mixolydian modes.

Contents

Great Places

  • Big Rock Candy Mountain
  • Goober Peas
  • Oleana
  • When I First Came to This Land

Life, Love, and Happy Endings

  • Billy Boy
  • Daughter Will You Marry?
  • I Love Sixpence
  • Jenny Wren
  • John Riley
  • Kitty of Coleraine
  • Pretty Polly Oliver
  • Spin, Spin
  • Sweet Betsy from Pike
  • Wraggle Taggle Gypsies

Life, Love, and Sad Endings

  • Barbara Allen
  • Bluetail Fly
  • Brennan on the Moor (Version One)
  • Brennan on the Moor (Version Two)
  • Butternut Hill
  • Housewife's Lament
  • In Good Old Colony Times
  • Limady
  • Lord Lovell
  • Low, Low Lands of Holland
  • Man Wouldn't Hoe Corn
  • Nightingale
  • Paper of Pins
  • Springfield Mountain
  • Three Young Ladies

Other Humorous Songs

  • Cat Came Back
  • Good Old Man
  • Kangaroo
  • Rattlesnake
  • Robbery
  • Terrible Tale
  • There Was an Old Lady
  • When Are We Gonna Get Married
  • When I Was a Little Boy
  • Widdicombe Fair

Sea Songs

  • A Capital Ship
  • Bold Fisherman
  • Cape Cod GIrls
  • Crocodile
  • Dead Horse Chantey
  • Golden Willow Tree
  • Jam on Gerry's Rock
  • Mermaid
  • Perrie, Merrie, Dixi, Domani
  • Poor Little Sailor Boy
  • Titanic
  • Whale
  • Windy Old Weather

Work Songs and Life

  • Drill Ye Tarriers
  • Eighteen Hundred and Fifty-One
  • Father Grumble
  • Groundhog (Version 1)
  • Groundhog (Version 2)
  • John Barleycorn
  • Jolly Thresher
  • Lincolnshire Poacher
  • Maple Sweet
  • My Father is Dead
  • Paddy's Not at Work Today
  • Robin and John
  • Shanty Boys
  • To Work Upon the Railway
  • Waltzing Matilda

 

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