Songs of the Rainbow ChildrenSouth African Songs and Games for the Music Class By Cheryl LavenderBook56 pagesGrades K - 68 authentic folk songs and games collected by Cheryl Lavender during a 1996 trip to South Africa. Songs are for unison voices, with additional 2-part, 3-part, and 4-part arrangements for treble voices on 5 songs. The text is in the original language and in English. Included in the book are teaching and performance suggestions, photos, instrumental accompaniments for percussion and/or mallet instruments, and movement patterns. Permission is given to photocopy songs and accompaniments for instructional use.A separate CD of performance and accompaniment tracks is available (item 850462).
Dedication/AcknowledgementsForward - Reflections from the AuthorGeneral Use GuidelinesImpuku Nekati (The Mouse & Cat) - XhosaRa Si'la Mielie (Grind the Meal) - PediThula Thu' (Hush Hush) - ZuluMangwani Mpulele (Auntie Open the Door) - XhosaSingabahambayo (An Army Is Marching) - ZuluSiyahamba (We Are Marching) - ZuluJikel' Emaweni (Throw It in the Slope) - XhosaN'kosi Sikelel' I Afrika (Lord Bless Africa) - E.M. Sontonga, Zulu text