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Songs of the Rainbow Children (South African Songs and Games)

By Cheryl Lavender

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Choral (teacher ed)
Composed by Cheryl Lavender. ExpressiveArts. African, Multicultural, Collection, Games/Activities, Elementary, Folk. 56 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.9970123).

Item Number: HL.9970123

8.5x11 inches.

Experience the music, the history and culture of the rainbow children of South Africa with this exciting collection of 8 authentic folk songs and games by Cheryl Lavender. Comes complete with teaching and performance suggestions, instrumental accompaniments, and movement patterns. These songs, arranged for 2-Part, 3-Part, and 4-Part Treble voices, were gathered during her 'teacher to teacher' trip to South Africa in October of 1996. Songs include: 'Impuku Nekati', 'Ra Sila Mielie', 'Thula Thu'', 'Mangwani Mpulele', 'Singabahambayo', 'Siyahamba', 'Jikel' Emaweni', 'N'kosi Sikelel' I Afrika'. Available: Song Collection, CD (Performance/Accompaniment). For All Ages!

  • Impuku Nekati (The Mouse And Cat) 
  • Jikel' Emaweni (Throw It In The Slope) 
  • Mangwani Mpulele (Auntie, Open The Door) 
  • N'kosi Sikelel' I Afrika (African National Anthem) 
  • Singabahambayo (An Army Is Marching) 
  • Siyahamba (We Are Marching In The Light Of God) 
  • Thula Thu' (Hush, Hush) 
  • Ra Si'La Miele (Grind The Meal) 
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