It's a Musical World
John Higgins & John Jacobson - Hal Leonard Corporation
Learn how to do an Israeli circle dance, a German schottishche, a Brazilian samba, folk dances from Austria, Russia and Mexico, an African welcome dance, and Country Line Dancing from the United States. In addition, read about these rich cultures in the engaging student articles, and experience their music through the appropriate folk songs. The value-packed book/CD format features reproducible articles and songsheets with lyric translations, standards-based lesson plans complete with lyric pronunciations, assessment and extension activities, piano/vocal arrangements with choreography, and a performance/accompaniment CD. The DVD, which is available separately or in the classroom kit, includes visual instructions for each dance as demonstrated by John Jacobson and a group of young students. Songs include: It's a Musical World; Ach du lieber Augustin; Funga Alafia; Funiculi Funicula; Gong xi; Johan Pa Snippen; Kalinka; La Pinata; The Little Beggarman; Mayim Mayim; Sambalele and She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain.