Te Uru

Lyrics - Tahitian

(Tahitian folk song)

E e e ma’e maita’i te ‘uru
A tunu ia ‘ama
Pahi te pa’a
Ta’iri’iri e
La u’ au’a e
‘Iriti te hune
E ‘ai te i ‘o

English Translation – The Tree Fruit Bread

This is very good Uru
It must be cooked well
Removes the bark
Clap, clap
It is tender
Removes heart
And eats it.

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  • Song with chords, English version (“Kitty Cat”), Lesson ideas for Melody (step, skip, repeat, melodic contour, major and minor), Student copies (Recorder notes E,G,A,B) Orff arrangement
  • MIDI file
  • Listen to the song

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