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Christmas Bells (ring)

Lyrics Ring, ting! The joy-bells are ringing, Glad children are singing, for Christmas is here! See also Christmas songs rounds songs in 3 Orff arrangements songs with chords I & IV source: The Progressive Music Series for Basal Use in Primary, …

Christmas Bells

Lyrics Christmas bells, Christmas bells ring out clear! Each one tells Christmas time is here. See also Christmas songs rounds (see adapted version) songs with the pentascale in the melody Orff arrangements songs with chords I, IV, V source: Songs …

Down to the Baker’s Shop

Lyrics Down to the baker’s shop, hop hop hop! For my mother said, “Buy a loaf of bread,” Down to the baker’s shop, hop hop hop! See also songs about baking songs with movement songs with the tonic triad in …

Glad Christmas is Coming

Lyrics Glad Christmas is coming, Glad Christmas is near, Old Santa makes ready His sleigh and reindeer. And we will whisper many secrets, But you must not hear! Glad Christmas is coming, Glad Christmas is near, Old Santa makes ready …

That’s a Mighty Pretty Motion

Lyrics That’s a mighty pretty motion, Dee di dee, That’s a mighty pretty motion, Dee di dee, That’s a mighty pretty motion, Dee di dee, Rise sugar rise. That’s a mighty poor motion, Dee di dee, That’s a mighty poor motion, Dee di dee, That’s …

Himmel und Erde müssen vergeh’n

Lyrics Himmel und Erde müssen vergeh’n, aber die Musici, aber die Musici, aber die Musici bleiben besteh’n. Translation Heaven and earth must pass, but the music, but the music, but the music remains. See also German folk songs rounds songs …

Le forgeron

Lyrics Le forgeron rebat le fer, Il bat lefer, il bat le fer. Translation – The blacksmith The blacksmith rebuilds the iron, He beats iron, he beats iron. See also Canadian folk songs songs in French songs about blacksmiths rounds …

Bigi kaiman

Lyrics (Sranan Tongo) Bigi kaiman, kaiman, kaiman, Bigi kaiman djomp’a liba bari tjoewe-tjoewe. (repeat) A bari tjoewe-tjoewe. A bari tjoewe-tjoewe. Bigi kaiman djomp’a liba bari tjoewe-tjoewe. (repeat) Translation – Big Caiman* Big caiman, caiman, caiman, Big caiman jumped into the …

Backe backe Kuchen

Lyrics Backe, backe Kuchen, Der Bäcker hat gerufen! Wer will gute Kuchen backen, Der muss haben sieben Sachen: Eier und Schmalz, Butter und Salz, Milch und Mehl, Safran macht den Kuchen gehl (gelb), Schieb in den Ofen ‘rein. Translation Bake, …

African Noel

Lyrics Sing noel, sing noel, noel noel Sing noel, sing noel, noel noel Sing we all noel, sing we all noel See also Christmas songs Liberian folk songs harmony resources Orff arrangements songs with chords I, IV, V source: The Musical …

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