Songbook Collection: GUM Books 1 & 2

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PreK - 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
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This collection of original songs and chants in various tonalities and meter, with and without words, was inspired by Dr. Gordon's Music Learning Theory.

Book One:

Among 41 songs and 3 chants, you'll find hello and goodbye song, circle songs, songs with improvisation opportunities, songs that encourage creative movement, songs that explore locomotor and stationary movement, and songs that improve overall musicianship and help build a listening vocabulary for developing audiation. 24 tunes are accompanied by simple teaching suggestions for young children that can also be applied with older students and adults. Many teaching suggestions incorporate exploration of movement qualities based on R. Laban movement theory: flow, weight, space, and time. These tunes were inspired by real teaching and parenting situations, and have been tested by teachers around the world for the last 10 years.

Book One, Songs and Activities:

  1. A La Russe
  2. Andrea
  3. A-Walking
  4. Baraban (Drum)
  5. Bee-Bop
  6. Bouncing Ball
  7. Bubbles
  8. Caterpillar
  9. Dancing Zoo
  10. Diego
  11. Dinosaurs
  12. Dorian Swing
  13. Ferris Wheel
  14. Going For A Ride
  15. Good-By, My Friends
  16. Go To Sleep
  17. Grasshopper
  18. Growing
  19. Hiding My Baby
  20. In My Mommy’s Arms
  21. In The Kitchen
  22. Island Express
  23. Jumping And Floating
  24. Lavender
  25. My Angel
  26. Nicolette
  27. Rainbow
  28. Rock-A-Bye, Joey
  29. Russian Lullaby
  30. Saturday
  31. Stomping Dinosaurs
  32. Sing Hello Together
  33. Surprise
  34. Snow
  35. Sunday
  36. Swinging Maggie
  37. Tick Tock
  38. Thursday
  39. Tiga Dum Dum
  40. Traffic Jam
  41. Undecided
  42. Walk with With Me
  43. Washing
  44. Who Loves Baby?

Book Two:

Ten songs accompanied by activities, teaching suggestions, ideas, and ensemble arrangements. The arrangements are perfect for classroom ensembles, developing choirs, or as a musicianship or sight-reading activity for middle school, high school, or college students. Mp3 midi files are included for each song for your reference.

Book 2, Songs and Activities

  1. Hello, Everyone
  2. Bath Time
  3. Cha Cha Tango
  4. Brothers
  5. Car Song and Dance
  6. Drizzle
  7. Garden State
  8. Gentle Breeze
  9. Get Rolling
  10. Woop Dee Doo

Book 2, Arrangements

  1. Bath Time
  2. Cha Cha Tango
  3. Brothers
  4. Drizzle
  5. Garden State
  6. Gentle Breeze
  7. Get Rolling
  8. Woop Dee Doo

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If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact me at growingupwithmusic@yahoo.com Thank you! ~Natasha

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