Go to sleepy baby,
Loo loo loo loo loo
Close your eyes and go to sleep
While I sing to you.
This song lends itself to a simple bordun, which can be done by the younger grades.
Long sounds can be demonstrated by playing a metallophone or glockenspiel and compare it to a xylophone. Ask, “Which instrument makes a long sound?”
- more minor / modal songs
- more lullabies
- more songs with whole notes
- more songs with Orff arrangements
Below: Song pdf, Orff Arrangement & midi