Solfege

Sing a Song of Sixpence

Lyrics 1. Sing a song of sixpence, a pocket full of rye. Four and twenty blackbirds baked in a pie. When the pie was opened the birds began to sing; Wasn’t that a dainty dish to set before the king? …

Miss Mary Mack

Lyrics Miss Mary Mack Mack Mack All dress in black, black, black With silver buttons, buttons, buttons All down her back, back, back. She asked her mother, mother, mother For fifty cents, cents, cents To see the elephant, elephant, elephant …

Run Children Run

Lyrics Refrain Run children, run, the wolf is gonna catch you, Run children, run, it’s almost day. Run children, run, the wolf is gonna catch you, Run children, run, it’s almost day. 1. That child ran and that child flew. …

Oh oh the Sunshine

Lyrics Oh oh the sunshine! (repeat twice) Sally’s got a red dress buttoned behind (repeat) See also songs about weather so-mi songs EG recorder songs songs with triplets recorder DEF#GABD’ songs summer songs Extras for Plus Members Song with chords in …

Who’s That Tapping at the Window

Lyrics Who’s that tapping at the window? Who’s that knocking at the door? Mammy tapping at the window? Pappy knowing at the door? Recorder notes: G, A, B, D’ See also name songs pentatonic songs songs with ostinati songs with …

Cotton Eyed Joe

Info The origins of this song are unclear, although it pre-dates the 1861–1865 American Civil War. (source) Lyrics If it hadn’t been for Cotton Eyed Joe, I’d been married a long time ago. Where did you come from; where did …

Bobby Shafto

Info The original Bobby Shafto has been identified with a resident of Hollybrook, County Wicklow, Ireland, who died in 1737. (source) Lyrics Bobby Shafto’s gone to sea, Silver buckles on his knee. He’ll come back and marry me. Bonnie Bobby …

Bickle Bockle

Lyrics Bickle bockle blue bottle Fishes in the sea If you want a partner Just choose me. Game Put an odd number of students in an specified space (I put them inside a circle on the floor). Students walk around …

So Mi Songs

Songs Aunt Dinah Bickle Bockle Cat’s Got the Measles Christopher Columbus Cobbler Cobbler Cuckoo Cuckoo, The Doctor Foster (countermelody) Echoes El cucú Frog in the Meadow Gobble Gobble (+ Do) Goin’ Up on the Mountain (countermelody) Hey Hey Look at Me In …

Solami Game

So-La-Mi! (I pronounce it like “salami.”) (1) I sing a pattern of solfege with Curwen hand signs. In 2nd grade, I only sing mi, so and la in different orders, such as:       In 3rd grade, I sing syllables do, …

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