Instrumental Technique for all ages $29.95 (Book) - Preview
How do you introduce and develop the ability to play Orff instruments in children? In Mallets 'N More!, Gloria Fuoco-Lawson presents original songs, classic folk song arrangements, and movement activities with Orff process lesson plans and full Orff-style orchestrations for beginning, intermediate, and advanced elementary music students. Orff Schulwerk emphasizes movement and music for children and Gloria uses movement to introduce mallet technique to the youngest students. Improvisation is another component important in the Orff method and the activities for intermediate and advanced players include many opportunities for student creativity.
Modal Pieces with Lesson Plans for Orff Classes $34.95 (Book) - Preview
The classic modes are perfect vehicles for improvisation! These short pieces with complete Orff process lesson plans can kick start your students' composition and improvisation skills. Throw in some mixed-meters, and the receipe is complete! You'll soon have a fine stew of student-created, mystical, modal music that students will love. Suitable for grades 4 - 8. A CD ROM is included with full color visuals, full scores, and keynote and powerpoint presentations ready for your classroom. Full quality audio files for each piece are included to enhance your movement activities and create dances.
Folk songs, dances, and singing games that Orff master teacher, Konnie Saliba, has used in workshops, conferences, and Orff courses around the country are highlighted in Forgotten Treasures. Konnie's mastery of the Orff process and orchestration makes this collection of American and world folk songs as well as some seasonal songs and singing games an instant classic.
The series includes traditional sounding Orff arrangements, marimba music, etudes for technique, and multi-cultural pieces. Forms such as the chaccone, theme and variations, rondo, canon, and arrangements of fiddle tunes from Appalachia and Ireland are included.
The book includes a CD of studio recordings and live performances of the pieces.
An original blues arrangement for middle school Orff Ensemble, this piece is a sure-fire energizer for your upper elementary or middle school general music students.
With a clear lesson plan and lots of helpful suggestions for use, plus several ways of adapting the piece for diatonic instruments, this tune will be on the top of your pile of great teaching and performance pieces every year.
It's the traditional 12 bar blues with suggestions for Orff instrument accompaniment.
This collection of eleven canons with lesson plans is suitable for young children in third through eighth grades. Six of the songs are arranged for Orff instruments. Each canon also has copying privileges so you can make every child a copy.
All songs work equally well a cappella or with Orff instruments. Teaching Suggestions and Lesson Plans for some of the songs are included. Contributing editor Rob Amchin has written an article to give many techniques and ideas about teaching rounds and canons.
This book is already a classic, but this new expanded edition is even better! Many of the songs and activities in this book are included in Brent's workshop presentation, "Singing To Learn." HERE'S for more information about Brent's workshops.
A brand new book from Chris Judah-Lauder for Orff Ensemble, this new resource for Orff Ensemble features the ancient modes. Playing and learning in the modes is a great way to promote improvisation and instrument technique in your students. This new book will also be very helpful to Orff Levels teachers looking for great new material to build an appreciation of these ancient scales.
A CD ROM is included with each book, with instructional visuals, full scores, instrument parts, and professionally produced audio recordings of each piece.
Beautiful songs and instrumental pieces about Autumn from around the world. Lesson plans and teaching suggestions are included for each song. A perfect resource for every elementary music teacher!
$24.95 (Book/CD ROM) Music from Around the World for Orff Ensemble - Preview
Beautiful songs and instrumental pieces for Orff ensemble about Spring from around the world. Included are lesson plans and teaching suggestions and a CD-ROM with full color visuals in .jpg and .tif formats for your interactive whiteboard or for making transparencies.
Two versions of each visual are also on the CDROM, one with rich color for your whiteboard, the other black and white for transparencies.
Also included are full scores in .tif and .pdf formats. Each full score can be imported into your presentation software or printed using one of these formats if you wish to emphasize note reading.
$14.95 (Book) Songs and recorder pieces with Orff instruments and drums for upper elementary and middle school general music classes. - Preview
These activities emphasize poetry combined with melodies and exciting accompaniments that will motivate and energize your music classes. The accompaniments include traditional Orff arrangements, recorder and drum ensembles. Some of the pieces feature only recorders with and without accompaniment, while some are for unision, 2- and 3-part voices with Orff instrument accompaniment.
$13.95 (Book) Songs and Activities from the Canadian Heritage for Orff Ensembles - Preview
Canadiana is a brand new revision of Judy Sill’s classic book of arrangements of folk songs and dances from the Canadian heritage. Beatin’ Path Publications is pleased to add this classic to our catalog. One of the most well-known Orff teachers and a very popular clinician, Judy has written a great book of songs, dances, and activities for elementary Orff ensembles.
The book is laid out with complete lesson plans including objectives, process, and extension possibilities plus full scores for every activity. This book will have all of your elementary school students dancing, singing, and creating like never before. Canadiana contains a variety of folk songs that teach rhythm, beat, melody, and meter by singing, playing the Orff instruments, dancing and creating! Your students will love this classic book!
$13.95 (Book) Songs and Activities from the Canadian Heritage for Orff Ensembles - Preview
These books are brand new revision of Judy Sill’s classic books of arrangements of folk songs and dances from the Canadian heritage. Both books are laid out with complete lesson plans including objectives, process, and extension possibilities plus full scores for every activity. Canadiana and Canadiana, Encore contain a variety of folk songs that teach rhythm, beat, melody, and meter by singing, playing the Orff instruments, dancing and creating!
$14.95 (Book) The Poetry of Dennis Lee set in the Orff Style - Preview
This book is a collection of 22 selected poems by Dennis Lee from his books, Alligator Pie, Garbage Delight, Jelly Belly and The Ice Cream Store. They have been orchestrated in the Orff style as speech pieces, songs, hand games, or full orchestrations. Some pieces include choreographed folk-style dances. The subject matter is current, using topics of interest to children. The rhymes are clever and catchy, and the images he portrays are humorous and easily learned by children.
(Web Download Only) Judy has collected songs with Orff orchestrations and full lesson plans for this free web book. The tunes have been used in Judy's presentations at workshops and conferences around the USA and Canada.
All of these songs and activities are previously unpublished. Help yourself!
$24.95 (Book/CD ROM) Original Jazz Tunes for the Orff Classroom - Preview
Patrick's new book of original Jazz tunes for Orff classes contain teaching suggestions, lesson plans, and full scores for the teacher, listening recommendations and lots of helpful information about jazz styles. A CD ROM is included with audio files of each piece along with full scores, instrument parts and individual and solo set-ups for each instrument.
$13.95 (Book) Songs and Activities for all the Seasons for Orff Ensemble - Preview
An enchanting collection of simple Orff songs and arrangements for all the seasons of the year. Need a song or activity for St. Patrick's Day, Valentine's Day, Snow Days, Easter, Halloween, Spring or Fall? This is a great book for those special times of the year. Beautiful yet simple songs with sparkling Orff instrument accompaniment await your music students. Some of the songs have teaching suggestions and most of them have suggested activities or dances.
($24.95 Book CDOM) Songs and Activities for Orff Intruments and Recorders - Preview
14 Brand new arrangements and original songs are presented in this latest book by Master Orff Teacher, Michael Nichols. This book continues in the style of his last book, Let's Sing and Play a Dozen. With complete lesson plans, full Orff instrument orchestrations and a part in every song for the Soprano Recorder, these activities are a wonderful way to reinforce valuable skills students are learning in grades 3 - 6.
$24.95 (Book) Songs and Activities for Recorders and Orff Ensemble - Preview
Let's Sing and Play a Dozen includes lesson plans, objectives, and a CD-ROM with full color visuals in .jpg and .tif formats for your interactive whiteboard or for making transparencies. Two versions of each visual are included, one with rich color for your whiteboard, the other black and white for transparencies. Full scores are included in .tif and .pdf formats. Each full score can be imported into your presentation software or printed using one of these formats if you wish to emphasize note reading.