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Xylophone, Percussion Ensemble, Handbell, Orff instruments, Recorder, one octave Handbells and Boomwhackers - Easy/Beginner - Digital Download
Composed by Traditional. Arranged by Sharon Wilson. Repertoire, Classroom, Folk, Children's Music. Score, Set of Parts. 8 pages. Published by Sharon Wilson (S0.409253).
Item Number: S0.409253
This set of scores uses black and white noteheads and is best suited for musicians already familiar with reading standard music notation. For beginning musicians, this same set of scores is available (sold separately) with color coded noteheads.
Only filled noteheads (quarter and eighth notes) are used so the notes are easier to see (this does not indicate the bells need to be silenced immediately before the next beat). Also, only quarter rests are used to help visualize the number of beats per measure. Lyrics and chord names are provided as well to aid in the learning and teaching of this song.
The number of ringers and whackers needed will vary depending on the skill level of the participants. For more advanced players, each person could be assigned two or three notes. For beginners, it is best to assign one or two notes to each person. Instrument assignment suggestions are provided.
Other suggestions and uses:
* have both parts played by bells or both parts played using only Boomwhackers®
* form a choir using multiple sets of bells and/or Boomwhackers® (this would amplify the sound and allow more people to participate)
* use as part of the music education for children at school, home, or church
* these colorful, inexpensive instruments can be enjoyed by all ages and add a fun, unique element to activities and programs: senior centers, family reunions, church retreats, home school groups, children’s ministries
This song is one of the 20 arrangements in the collection “Folk Songs, Volume 1, for 13-note Bells and Boomwhackers®.”
Other titles in the collection include:
Be Kind to Your Loved Ones
He’s Got the Whole World In His Hands
Hickory Dickory Dock
Hot Cross Buns
I Love the Mountains
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Little Robin Red-breast
On Top of Old Smokey
Rain, Rain, Go Away
Row, Row, Row Your Boat
Skip to My Lou
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
The Water Is Wide
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