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Children's Songs of Mexico

By Ruth De Cesare

Composed by Ruth De Cesare. Classroom/Pre-School; General Music and Classroom Publications; Other Classroom. Latin; Multicultural. Book. 28 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.12374).

Item Number: AP.12374

An appealing collection of songs characteristic of the music of Mexico. Includes a lullaby, songs of the home, Las Posadas and piñata songs, mañanitas and serenades, dance songs and games and more. LP and cassette tape recordings of the songs in this collection as well as a supplemental film strip are also available.
Spanish Publications.

  • Counting Song 
  • Lullaby 
  • Los Patos (The Ducks) 
  • La Burrita (The Little Donkey) 
  • Ti-Ti-Lin  
  • Las Chicharritas (The Crickets) 
  • La Pinata 
  • Cuatro Milpas (Four Cornfields) 
  • La Caminata (The Journey) 
  • Maya Quetzal 
  • La Golondrina (The Swallow) 
  • El Tambor (The Drum) 
  • Cielito Lindo 
  • Las Mananitas 
  • Las Mananitas Tapatias 
  • Pajara Pinta (The Spotted Bird) 
  • Jarabe Tapatio 
  • Bura Bampa (Deer Dance) 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    San Antonio, Texas
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • October 11, 2008 Beautifully harmonized songs

    This is a beautifully crafted, easy-to-use songbook of classic Spanish songs from all over the hispanic world. Much of the harmony is in thirds which is easy for people to sing. I use it on an Alzheimer's nursing unit where it touches childhood memories which are still...

    intact. It would be useful in teaching Spanish also. I wish there were a CD version.

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