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Vo Luzern uf Wäggis zue

Lyrics – Swiss German (Swiss folk song) 1. Vo Luzern uf Wäggis zue,Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,brucht me weder Strümpf noch Schueh,Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho! RefrainHol-di-ri-di-a,Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,Hol-di-ri-di-a, Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho! 2. Fahr im Schiffli übern See,Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,um die schönen Maidli zseh,Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho! Refrain English Translation – ...

Syncopation: Songs & Visuals

Songs with Syncopation Alabama Gal All Around the Green Apple Tree All Around the Racetrack All Night All Day All ‘Round the Brickyard Artza Alinu Ay-Zuzuma Ballin’ the Jack Bee and the Pup Black Snake Bo Bo Ski Watten Tatten ...

Choral Music

Songs A l’entrada del temps clar A Song and a Smile Ah Poor Bird / Hey Ho Nobody Home Autumn Comes Balooloo My Lammie Behold That Star Bell is Ringing Bim Bum (warm-up) Bonse aba Bright Morning Star Call to ...

Don’t Laugh at Me

Have you heard this song? The song was written and recorded by country singer, Mark Wills. I once saw Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul and Mary) sing it and talk about his ant-bullying program during a back-to-school teacher institute day. ...

Character Counts

Does anyone else do Character Counts? I found/edited songs for each of the character traits and taught my Chorus to sing them for the school assemblies – and the other students learned the refrains to sing along. Here are some ...

Chorus Certificates

I like to give the chorus students a certificate of completion when each session is over. Here are some you can use: Certificates (See download at bottom of page.) 1 2 1 2 1 2 3 4 3 4 3 ...

Hallelujah Chorus / Handel

I enjoy teaching the Hallelujah Chorus to 5th graders in December – because they hear it in public places, movies, etc. during the holidays. We look at the Hallelujah Chorus listening map (see below), learn some facts about Handel and SATB choral parts, ...

Chorus – Starting from Scratch & Rehearsal Tips

Why Chorus? More chances to sing than in general music class. More chances to rehearse and perfect a song. More chances to perform. More chances for pride, sense of belonging. Practicalities I have parents and students sign a contract before ...

Winter Sing Along

The last day before winter break is a whole-school assembly where each grade level sings a song – and everyone else can sing along. The 4th and 5th grade Chorus stands up front, sings 2 songs and then helps to ...

Pick good repertoire

Great music brings out the artistry in you and the children. Children deserve the best! I have found that music teachers often pick music that is trite and not well-written. This is why I usually choose folk songs. I wrote ...
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