and other songs from around the world
80 page spiral bound book + singalong CD
Over 25 songs from all around the world, designed for 4-7 year olds and supported by a wealth of musical developments and imaginative ideas for performance.
The collection includes chants, echo songs, action songs and playground games, many collected in the field by Helen MacGregor and some popular favourites, such as I bought me a cat (USA), Bate bate chocolate (Mexico) and Funga alafia (West Africa). The book includes phonetic transliterations where appropriate and English meanings. Where relevant, songs will be provided in their original scripts (eg Gujarati, Japanese etc) on a website in pdf format.
The CD includes sample performances of each song to help with learning and pronunciation and backing tracks for easy performance. Melody lines are provided at the back of the book.
Age range: 4-7 years