From Latin America to the Philippines, discover a diverse sampling of musical heritages with this global collection of songs, articles and activities for the music classroom and beyond. Experience authentic folk songs, children's songs and work songs along with some of the native instruments used to accompanying them. Read about traditions and cultures and how they have influenced music around the world. The book/CD pak features reproducible songsheets, articles and activity sheets, step-by-step instruction for each song based on the National Standards, piano/vocal arrangements, lyric translations and a CD recording of each song, with vocals and accompaniment tracks only. Featured songs and articles include: Guantanamera (The music of Cuba); Las Posadas (Christmas Latin-Style); Imo Gal (Instruments from Latin America); Mi Caballo Blanco (Music from the Andes Mountains); Hala lala layya (Music of the Arab people); Shiri yakanaka (Africa: Music and More); Bahay kubo (Music in the Philippines); Gypsy in the Moonlight (Sounds of the Caribbean).