Travel around the world with this collection of music, dances, and activities from nine diverse countries. All pages are reproducible and each unit includes a song, the steps to a basic folk dance, and a page of fun and interesting facts about the traditions and people of each country. The CD provides performances and accompaniment versions of the songs to help facilitate both dancing and singing in your classroom. Songs and countries represented are: United States: Hawaii-Hukilau; Italy-Tarantella; Canada: Quebec-Les Saluts; Israel-Hava Nagila and Hora; Japan-Tanko Bushi; Greece-Gerakina/Samiotisa and Syrtos; Ghana-Rhythms of the Highlife; and Germany-d'Hammerschmiedsgselln.
Greg Gilpin - Heritage Music Press