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Rain

Lyrics 1. Dripping, dropping, never stopping, Rain, rain, rain! Running down the windowpane, Little children want to play. Slipping, sliding, ever gliding, Won’t you please to go away? 2. Dropping, dripping, ever slipping, Rain, rain, rain! Who has bid you …

My Big Bass Drum

Lyrics Have you seen my big bass drum? Boom! boom! boom! A rub-a-dub-dub, A rub-a-dub-dub, Boom! boom! boom! As I go marching up the street, Wearing my uniform so neat, My drum and I are hard to beat! Boom! boom! …

False Alarm

Lyrics 1. Hear the fire bells, “Ding ding dong!” Up the street there’s something wrong. Firemen shout, “Look out, look out!” “Ding ding ding ding, ding ding dong!” “Number nine!” the fire-bells ring, “Ding ding ding ding ding ding ding!” …

Dear Old Santa Claus

Lyrics 1. Down the chimney wide and black comes old Santa Claus. Laden with his Christmas pack, dear old Santa Claus. Tops and skates and sleds for sliding, Jolly hobby horse for riding, Oh such treasures in his pack! Dear …

Pitter Patter

Lyrics Pitter patter pitter patter Listen to the rain. Pitter patter pitter patter On the window pane. Dropping dropping, dropping dropping Dropping on the ground. Listen listen, listen listen Listen to the sound. See also songs about the weather songs …

The Little Drummer

Lyrics 1. If I could play in a big brass band I would play on the big bass drum. 2. And every time that the band would play, You would hear it go “boom boom boom!” See also steady beat …

Rondo Alla Turca

This is a fun piece of music to listen to and analyze. It’s Movement 3 of Mozart’s Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K. 331. “Rondo Alla Turca” means “Turkish Music.” Two things you could do: Listen to the different instrumentations and …

Allee Allee O

Lyrics Oh the big ship’s a-sailing on the Allee Allee O, The Allee Allee O, the Allee Allee O, Oh the big ship’s a-sailing on the Allee Allee O Hi ding-dong day Game Formation: Students stand in a straight line …

Tingalayo

Lyrics Refrain Tingalayo, Come, little donkey, come. (repeat) 1. M’ donkey walk, m’ donkey talk, m’ donkey eat with a knife and fork. (repeat) 2. M’ donkey eat, m’ donkey sleep, m’ donkey kick with his two hind feet. (repeat) …

Lost My Gold Ring

Lyrics Biddy biddy hold on, lost my gold ring. One go to Kingston, come back again. (repeat) Recorder Notes G,A,B,C,D’ Circle Game / Call & Response Identify one student to be the “Guesser.” He or she wears a blindfold or …

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