This systematic, Kodály-influenced approach uses excellent familiar folk and classical material which my students truly loved.
Karen Marshall, Music Teacher magazine
Dogs and Birds: Nursery Rhymes and Famous Melodies (Blank Notes Edition) - ebook:
- contains 23 popular melodies, providing fun for all the family
- includes Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star, Happy Birthday to You, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Für Elise
- a more advanced version of the Nursery Rhyme/Famous Melodies book.
- can be started after finishing Book 1.
- can be used in parallel with Book 2.
- material is the same as in the animal version but here the note-heads are conventional.
- does not use colour to distinguish between right and left.
Full List of Pieces in the Book:
- Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
- Hot Cross Buns
- One, Two, Three, Four, Five
- London’s Burning
- Frère Jacques
- William Tell
- Westminster Chimes
- Mary Had a Little Lamb
- Yankee Doodle
- Sur le Pont d’Avignon
- Baa, Baa, Black Sheep
- The Grand Old Duke of York
- Ode to Joy
- Happy Birthday to You
- New World Symphony
- Surprise Symphony
- We Wish You a Merry Christmas
- Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
- Für Elise
- Minuet in G
- My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
- When the Saints Go Marching In
Download pdf of sample pages: Nursery Rhyme/Famous Melodies (Blank Notes Edition)
There is an animal notes edition of Nursery Rhymes and Famous Melodies which:
- is best used together with the blank notes edition
- contains the same material but with animal symbols printed in every note-head
- can be purchased with the animal notes edition at a discount