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Pentatonic Partners (A Collection of Songs and Activities)

By Cristi Cary Miller

Composed by Cristi Cary Miller. Expressive Art (Choral). 56 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.9970253).

Item Number: HL.9970253

ISBN 063403345X. 8.5x11 inches.

Based on the 5-tone pentatonic scale, here is a creative collection of folksong “partners” for voice and piano arranged by music specialist, Cristi Cary Miller. These well-crafted arrangements incorporate simple Orff accompaniments and vocal ostinati for instant harmonic fun! Planning and preparation will be a breeze with the easy-to-follow teaching plans, movement suggestions and a variety of innovative activities. Reproducible songsheets are an added bonus!

Available: Teacher's Manual. For Gr. 2-6.

  • Oh Won't You Sit Down? 
  • Good News 
  • Wayfaring Stranger 
  • Goodbye, Old Paint 
  • This Old Hammer 
  • In That Great Gettin' Up Morning 
  • One More River 
  • Heave Ho Me Laddies 
  • Josey 
  • Pentatonic Partners 
  • Sing All Along The Way 
  • Yonder Mountain 
  • The Old Ark's A-Moverin' 
  • Ezekiel Saw The Wheel 
  • Li'l Liza Jane (Go Li'l Liza) 
  • Sandy Land 
  • Pretty Saro 
  • Cedar Swamp 
  • The Crawdad Hole 
  • Hurry Up, Liza Jane 
  • Shake That Little Foot 
  • Sun Don't Set In The Mornin' 
  • My Horses Ain't Hungry 
  • Wade In The Water 
  • This Train 
  • Charlie 
  • Chatter With The Angels 
  • Land Of The Silver Birch 
  • Cape Cod Chantey 
  • Ratings + Reviews

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  • 2012-11-01 00:00:00.0 Great Classroom Resource

    This book has well-chosen songs in easy-to-play arrangements with helpful ideas about how to use in the classroom. Pentatonic music is easy to sing and sounds nice. I plan to use the material in my classes.

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