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Kodály Resources

Songs and Rhymes


Antal, Molnár. Classical Canons. Toronto: Boosey & Hawkes, 1955.
Birkenshaw, Lois. Music for Fun, Music for Learning. Toronto: Holt, Rinehart, 1977.
Birkenshaw-Fleming, Lois. Come on Everybody, Let's Sing! Toronto: Gordon V. Thompson, 1989.
Bradford, Louise Larkins. Sing It Yourself - 220 Pentatonic American Folk Songs. Sherman Oaks, California: Alfred Publishing, 1978.
Brocklehurst, Brian. Pentatonic Song Book. London: Schott, 1968.
_____ Second Pentatonic Song Book. London: Schott, 1976.
Bronner, Simon. American Children's Folklore: A Book of Rhymes, Games, Jokes, Stories, Secret Languages, Beliefs and Camp Legends. Little Rock, Arkansas: August House, 1988.
Chase, Richard. Singing Games and Playparty Games. New York: Dover, 1967 (1949).
Choksy, Lois. The Kodály Context: Creating an Environment for Musical Learning. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1981.
_____. The Kodály Method: Comprehensive Music Education from Infant to Adult, Second Edition. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1987.
_____. Teaching Music Effectively in the Elementary School. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Halll, 1991.
Choksy, Lois and David Brummitt. 120 Singing Games and Dances for Elementary Schools. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1987.
Dale, Ralph Alan. Music in the Round. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, 1965.
Delamar, Gloria T. Rounds Re-Sounding: Circular Music for Voices and Instruments (An Eight-Century Reference. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company.
_____. Children's Counting-Out Rhymes, Fingerplays, Jump-Rope and Bounce-Ball Chants and Other Rhythms: A Comprehensive English-Language Reference. Jefferson, N.C.:, 1983.
Erdei, Peter. 150 American Folk Songs to Sing, Read and Play. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, 1974.
Feierabend, John. Music for Little People. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, 1989.
_____. Music for Very Little People. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, 1986.
Forrai, Katalin and Jean Sinor. Music in Preschool. Budapest: Corvina, 1988.
Fowke, Edith. Sally Go Round the Sun: 300 Songs, Rhymes, and Games of Canadian Children. Toronto:McClelland and Stewart, 1969.
_____. Ring Around the Moon: 200 Songs, Tongue Twisters, Riddles and Rhymes of Canadian Children. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1977.
Fulton, Eleanor and Pat Smith. Let's Slice the Ice: A Collection of Black Children's Ring Games and Chants. Saint Louis, Mo.: Magnamusic-Baton, 1978.
Johnston, Richard. Folk Songs North America Sings. Toronto: Kerby, 1984.
Julliard Repertory Library. Cincinnati, Ohio: Canyon Press, 1970.
Kenney, Maureen. Circle Round the Zero: Play Chants & Singing Games of City Children. Saint Louis, Mo.: Magnamusic-Baton, 1983.
Kersey, Robert E. Just Five. Melville, New York: Belwin-Mills, 1972.
_____. Just Five Plus Two. Melville, New York: Belwin-Mills, 1975.
Langstaff, Nancy and John. The Christmas Revels Songbook. Boston: Revels Inc., 1985
Libana. A Circle is Cast: Rounds, Chants and Songs for Celebration and Ritual. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Libana, 1986.
_____. Fire Within: Magical and Contemplative Rounds and Songs from Around the World. Durham, N.C.:Ladyslipper, 1990.
Locke, Eleanor G. Sail Away: 155 American Folk Songs to Sing, Read and Play. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, 1988.
Lowe, Helenclair (Ed.). The Choristers' Round Book: A Collection of Early American Rounds. Dallas, Texas: Choristers Guild, 1976.
Newell, William Wells. Games and Songs of American Children. New York: Dover, 1963 (1883).
Opie, Iona & Peter. The Oxford Nursery Rhyme Book. London: Oxford University Press, 1987.
_____. The Singing Game. London: Oxford University Press, 1985.
Perinchief. Robert. Honor Your Partner Songs. Whitewater, Wisconsin: Perry Publications, 1982.

Rounds for Children. New York: Amsco Publications, 1986.Weikart, Phyllis S. Movement Plus Music: Activities for Children Ages 3 to 7. Ypsilanti, Michigan:High/Scope Press, 1985._____. Movement Plus Rhymes, Songs and Singing Games. Ypsilanti, Michigan: High/Scope Press, 1988._____. Round the Circle: Key Experiences in Movement for Children Ages 3 to 5. Ypsilanti, Michigan:High/Scope Press, 1987._____. Teaching Movement & Dance: A Sequential Approach to Rhythmic Movement. Ypsilanti, Michigan: High/Scope Press, 1982.Wood, Donna. Move, Sing, Listen, Play. Toronto: Gordon V. Thompson, 1982.

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