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Melody patterns

These patterns can be used for warm-ups with recorders or practice with xylophones or other pitched instruments. The students can use these patterns to write their own pieces of music (see below or another one here). Visuals (See downloads at bottom ...

Gobble Gobble

Lyrics (Melody by Beth Thompson, Lyrics Anonymous) The turkey is a funny birdIts head goes bobble-bobble;And all he knows is just one word,And that is gobble gobble! Other Poems to use with so-mi Fat Turkey’s Song Oh, gobble, gobble, gobble,Fat ...

Recorder fingerings

Recorder Fingering & Staff Visuals (See downloads at bottom of page. Each number has a corresponding button.) 1     2 3 3 See also Melody: treble clef visuals Timbre: recorder resources Fingering / Staff Visuals (printable & digital) Fingering Visuals (printable ...

Why use recorders?

Reasons to Use Recorders* A melody instrument – with the ability to sustain tones. Many of the other Orff instruments don’t hold those half and whole notes. Helpful for those students who can’t match pitch or are uncoordinated with mallets. ...

Hole in the Middle of the Sea

Lyrics (Folk song) There’s a hole in the middle of the sea,There’s a hole in the middle of the sea,There’s a hole, there’s a hole,There’s a hole in the middle of the sea, There’s a log in the hole in ...

Long-Legged Sailor

Lyrics (Folk song) Did you ever ever ever in your long-legged lifeMeet a long-legged sailor with a long-legged wife?No, I never ever ever in my long-legged lifeMeet a long-legged sailor with a long-legged wife.Did you ever ever ever in your ...

Going Over the Sea

Lyrics (Canadian folk song) When I was one I ate a bun,Going over the sea.I jumped aboard the sailorman’s ship,The sailorman said to me:“Going over, going under,Stand at attention like a soldierWith a one, two, three! When I was two ...
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