Singing Tools Sing Along!
more Tales and Tunes
Waking Up Is
Hard To Do by
Neil Sedaka, illus. by
HB & 3-song CD
Dinosaur Pet by
Neil Sedaka, illus. by
Tim Bowers. Based on
HB & 3-song CD
Both Sedaka HBs & CDs
an Old Monkey
HB 6782 $16.99
Wee Sing DVDs
Singing, dancing, and drama based on Wee Sing
audios. 60 min. ea. DVDs $14.95 ea.
Set of 9 DVDs 5983 $126
5964Best Christmas Ever!
5969Big Rock Candy Mountain
5960Grandpa’s Magical Toys
5965King Cole’s Party 5967Marvelous Musical Mansion
Song titles at
5973Under the Sea
Wee Sing Books & CDs
Songbooks with 60-minute CDs. Favorites sung
by children—classics every one! $9.99 ea.
Set of 14 9953 $129
More Bible Songs
Songs & Fingerplays
Fun ‘n’ Folk
Games, Games, Games
Sing & Move
Sing & Pretend
Live and lively performances of favorite kids’ songs—sung, danced, and
acted by the Kidsong Kids, with help from the Biggles. For ages 2 to 10.
Lyric booklet included with each. 25 min. DVDs $12.95 ea.
Set of 13 DVDs 9873 $149
3507 Baby Animal Songs
3503 Country Sing-Along
3513 I Can Do It
3509 If We Could Talk to the Animals
3506 A Day with the Animals
3504 A Day at the Circus
3512 I’d Like to Teach the World To Sing
3516 Very Silly Songs
3500 Old MacDonald’s Farm
3511 I Can Dance
3508 Boppin’ With the Biggles
3519 Yankee Doodle Dandy
3599 We Wish you a Merry Christmas
Sing-alongs • Singing Tools
When You Wish
Upon a Star by
illus. by Eric Puybaret.
Judy Collins sings.
HB & CD 6701 $17.95
Over the Rainbow
Sung by Judy Collins
and illustrated by Eric
HB & CD 6717 $17.95
Both Puybaret HBs & CDs
I Know a Shy
Swallowed a Cello
by Barbara Garreil,
illus. by John O’Brien.
HB 6456 $17.95
PB 6486 $6.95
Feather Bed by
John Denver, illus. by
HB & CD
See more John Denver
books & CDs on website.
IF YOU’RE HAPPY &
YOU KNOW IT:
Jungle Edition by
HB 6697 $14.99
Over in the Hollow
by Rebecca Dickinson,
illus. by S. Britt. Bats,
mummies, pumpkins, and
other “eeries” flap, howl,
HB 6958 $15.99
LET THERE BE PEACE
ON EARTH AND LET
IT BEGIN WITH ME
Jackson & Miller, illus.
by David Diaz.
HB & 10-song CD
BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND
by Bob Dylan, illus. by
Jon J. Muth. Includes a
CD of Dylan’s original
HB & CD 6361 $17.95
Peter, Paul & Mary
Puff the Magic
Dragon by Peter
Yarrow. HB & 4-song
CD 6843 $16.95
I’m in Love with a
Big Blue Frog
HB and 3-song CD.
(Froggy Went A’Courtin’
too!) 6734 $17.95
Both Peter, Paul &
THE MARVELOUS TOY
written & sung by Tom
Paxton. HB & 4-song
CD 6817 $17.95
Disney Sing-Alongs DVDs
Sing, dance, and play along with your favorite
Disney characters. On-screen lyrics and bonus
features, too. 30 min. ea. DVDs $19.95 ea.
Set of 8 Disney DVDs 9167 $145
You Can Fly
The Bare Necessities Disneyland Fun
The Lion King: Circle of Life
Pongo & Perdita: 101 Dalmations
I Love to Laugh
5683 Walt Disney World Campout
5671 Very Merry Christmas
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Rhythm & Melody Flashcards by Denise Gagne
Large 8½" x 11" color-coded and numbered flashcards printed on sturdy card
stock, ready to cut in half for use. Cut size is 11" x 4¼".
Both flashcard sets
Flashcards based on rhythm patterns of familiar tunes help kids
move from language to rhythm
reading with ease. Includes a
handy song list indexed by rhythm
patterns, sequentially presented
for Gr. K-8. Play a host of games—
Rhythm Bingo, The Price is Right,
Rhythm Canons, Mystery Songs &
more! 100 cards 6125 $30
Sightsinging cards sequentially
presented for Grades 1-5. Includes
16 cards each of: s-m, l-s-m, s-m-d,
m-r-d, l-s-m-r-d, in the keys of C, G,
and F. Includes singing and listening activities and a blank template
to make your own melody
patterns. 80 cards 6132 $25
Songs for Vocal Development
1,2,3… ECHO ME: Ready-to-use Songs,
Games, and Activities to Help Children Sing
in Tune by Loretta Mitchell. Ready-to-use
reproducible songs, games, and activities to
match pitches and explore musical concepts.
Helpful index by classification, title, and pitch
content. 202 pp. PB & CD 6861 $34.95
I SING, YOU SING, TOO! by Sally Albrecht &
Jay Althouse. K-4 children develop good singing habits and independent singing and listening skills through these 30 seasonal echo songs.
CD has a leader voice, so a sub can use these,
too. 67 pp. PB & CD 2672 $44.95
BANANA SPLITS: Ways
into Part-singing by Ana
Sanderson. Keeping the beat,
call & response, ostinatos,
rounds, partner songs, and
independent parts, with lots of
hints and ideas. 80 pp.
Spiral PB & CD 9978 $45
Whisper Phone. A great
listening tool to improve
intonation and pitch! This
hands-free, acoustical voicefeedback headset allows
students to focus and hear
themselves 10 times more
clearly as they speak or sing,
memory and diction. Battery
free, dishwasher safe, reversible for either ear (listening
with your non-dominant
ear activates a different part
of your brain). Lifetime
guarantee. $16.95 ea.
4536 Small. K-Gr. 4
4537 Large. Gr. 5 to Adult
by John Feierabend
Level 1. Music literacy for Gr. 1-6 starts with
great literature and an “ear-before-eye” philosophy that correlates with the National Standards
of Music. Music is broken down into component parts and reassembled to meet the ultimate goal of developing engaged, independent
musicians who can hear, understand,
read, write, compose, and improvise.
Teacher’s Manual with pitch and rhythm
card games, reproducible templates,
Complete Set 1
teaching tips & much more. 9160 $49.95
80 large Flashcards (17" x 5½") 9144 $40.95
Classical CD with 16 tracks from a variety of composers 9152 $15.95
Student Book 9161 $12.95
See Conversational Solfege Levels 2 & 3 on website
Sign Pack for Conversational Solfege
Laminated 11" reversible signs with handles:
Stop/Go, Echo/Decode, & 1 Extendable Pointer.
see more Feierabend resources p. 25, 65
Rhythm Flashcards & CDs
Set 1 50 cards & CD 1494 $54
Set 2 60 cards & CD 1495 $54
Take rhythm reading skills to another level with cool jazz, blues, rock,
calypso, reggae, or samba accompaniments! Clap, sing rhythm syllables, or
play the rhythms on these large flashcards in a groovy ensemble with the
music CDs in a variety of meters, tempos, and styles. The results? Better
reading skills, more musicality and expression, and challenging experiences
of different tempos and styles. Combine both sets to expand the rhythmic
repertoire. Cards are 12½" x 6½".
Tools for Singers
by DeAnna Venable
see 2-way Whisper Phone
4544 $16.99 on website
GOOD RULES FOR SINGING. An excellent tool for developing beautiful singing technique and tone in the classroom
and in the choir room. Includes 10 posters plus a 10-page
reproducible guide of songs and activities. 8½" x 11".
Posters & Guide 2163 $21
10 Secrets of Becoming An ACCURATE SINGER
Provides a format to help each inaccurate singer move
from Vocal Exploration to Vocal Registers, then from
Beginning Pitch Matching to Singing Songs. Set of 10
charts ( 8½" x 11"), plus helpful guide to encourage
each child. 10 Charts & Guide 2162 $23
VOICE FLEXING CARDS. Flexibility is the key to accurate singing as well as to expressive speaking, so all children (and adults!)
benefit. These fun and easy-to-use cards—shapes to imitate with
particular vowel sounds—encourage children to explore their
voices. Kids love it! 8½" x 11" cards, with teaching tips.
24 cards 6046 $18
Set of 3 Tools for Singers 9612 $58
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Solfege Bingo by Cheryl Lavender 6166 $39.95 p. 36
by Ann Eisen & Lamar Robertson
AN AMERICAN METHODOLOGY, rev. ed. What do I teach next?
How do I keep up with preparation & practice in the same lesson? This
K-6 curriculum, divided by levels, has model lesson plans, song
lists, glossary, song index, appendix of rhymes and songs, and
more. 375 pp. Spiral Paperback 9061 $75
The Yearly Plans. Detailed lesson plans for American
Methodology. Spiral Paperback 9062 $49
Both 9063 $116
Directions to Literacy: Teaching the Older Beginner
Achieve music literacy in Gr. 4-6 with this kit that stresses
age-appropriate songs, playing games, and notation, with
120 reproducible worksheets and activities. 137 pp.
Spiral Teacher's Book & Reproducible Student Sheets 6640 $89
HAND SIGN ladder Poster
by Mary Ann Stewart. Colorcoded signs show the active/
passive relationship of scale
tones, with half steps clearly
noted. Kodaly info on poster,
plus repro activity sheet.
20" x 30". 3328 $9.95
HAND SIGN LADDERS
Introduce hand signs
cards sequentially as
students learn them,
or display the complete
scale and use with a
pointer for sight-singing.
Includes plastic rings to
link the cards. 11" x 7".
Major (do scale)
Minor (la scale)
Altered tones (fi, si, te)
All 3 ladders 6765 $36
Music Street Houses
The 8 houses on Music
Street introduce solfege
syllables. An imaginative
story by Sr. Lorna Zemke
helps children understand
and visualize relationships of the scale tones
and intervals. Houses are
printed in black and white
on sturdy 8½" x 11" cards
to cut out and color as
you wish. A great
METER CARDS. 40 large twomeasure rhythm flashcards,
10 each in 4 different meters.
Simple patterns on one side,
more difficult on the other.
5½" x 22". 6141 $89
CARDS. 40 large 2-sided
flashcards for sight-singing,
10 each in 4 levels of difficulty. Use with Melody
Cards for staff notation
matching games. 14" x 7".
MELODY CARDS. 40 large
2-sided cards of sequential
melody patterns on the staff, in
four levels of difficulty. Use with
Solfege/Rhythm Cards. 14" x 8".
3 Hand Sign Ladders,
Hand Signs Poster,
3 sets of flashcards, and
Music Street Houses
Kodaly • Choral/Vocal
From Folksongs to masterworks: Art Music Listening
Lessons for Grades K-6. Spiral PB & 4 CDs 6688 $145 p. 67
Kodaly in the Classroom
KODALY IN THE CLASSROOM: A Practical Approach
to Teaching Pitch and Rhythm by Linda Rann. These
classroom kits present American folk and familiar children’s
songs in sequential lessons to teach the basics of pitch and
rhythm through singing and games. Each kit includes a
teacher’s book, reproducible student pages, and performance/accompaniment CD. No Kodaly training is necessary
to use these excellent resources. Complete Kits $59.95 ea.
6721 Set 1 Primary
6723 Set 3 Advanced
6722 Set 2 Intermediate All 3 Kits 6720 $169
First, We Sing! Songs and Games for the Music Class
by Susan Brumfield. Kodaly believed that singing is the
foundation for musical learning. These 20 singable songs
with simple plans and suggestions are a good place to start.
Melodic and rhythmic development, suggestions for including Orff instruments and recorders, movement options,
and a CD of the music sung by 8 to 12-yr-olds provide new
inspiration. PB & CD 7279 $29.99
150 Rounds FOR
SINGING & TEACHING
Collected by Edward
Bolkovac and Judith
Johnson. An excellent
resource, with the rounds
indexed in 7 different
topics; number of parts; pedagogical
categories; meter; rhythmic elements;
melodic elements; alphabetical. Also
includes a pronunciation guide. 98 pp.
PB 9228 $18.95
THE Book of Canons
coll. by John Feierabend.
67 rounds and canons from
the folk song, international,
and classical traditions.
Spiral PB 9216 $12.95
pp. 25, 27, 65
MUSICAL MOTIVATORS IN
EArlY CHILDHOOD DVD
with Sr. Lorna Zemke, master
Kodaly and Early Childhood
teacher. Join the class as she
Stretch Worms. Focus singers
demonstrates her tools and
on dynamics, phrasing, breath conactivities for music readiness.
trol. Pkg. of 12. 1160 $8 p. 57
DVD 5260 $24.95 p. 25
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One-Minute Theory for the
Choral Music Classroom p. 32
the vienna boys’ choir
Rarely has a musical institution
thrived for over 500 years, but
thrive it does, with such
notable alums as Schubert.
Visit the boys at school, watch
them rehearse, record, sing in chapel, perform
an opera, travel, play sports. From their rigorous musical training and discipline emerges a
transcendent joy in singing. 28 min.
DVD 4210 $39
THE KING’S SINGERS: From
Byrd to the Beatles. The a cappella sextet shares 20 favorites,
including a Rossini overture,
Masterpiece by Drayton, and the
40-part motet Spem in Alium by
Tallis. 93 min. plus encore.
DVD 5766 $21.95
Pop Warm-ups & Work-outs
for Choir by Roger Emerson.
Build vocal skills through classic
rock and pop melodies. 10 warmups for changed or unchanged
voices on breath control, head
voice, falsetto, articulation, diction, more. PB & CD 6540 $29.99
Techniques for Classroom
and General Use by Rollo
Dilworth. 54 inventive songs
and exercises your choir
will beg for! Start with the
unison ones and build to 2-,3-,
or 4-part. Use the demo CD so you can walk
around and listen. PB & CD 6528 $29.99
CHOIR BUILDERS FOR
GROWING VOICES: 18 Vocal
Exercises for Warm-up &
Workout by Emily Crocker
and Rollo Dilworth. These
warm-up songs-many with
solfege syllables-cover staccato/legato, proper syllable
stress, major/minor, range,
interval training, articulation, and
more. Perf./accomp. CD helps with ear training
and assessment. PB & CD 6542 $19.99
Both Dilworth Books 9792 $47
Master Strategies for
Choir by Michael Jothen.
Over 70 ready-to-use activities for Gr. 6-12 choirs that
feature Q&A, experiment
and demonstration, research
and expressive development.
Explore choral techniques,
history, style, theory, concert
etiquette and assessment.
Reproducible and flexible for your situation.
93 pp. PB 7907 $24.99
SING AT FIRST SIGHT:
Foundations in Choral SightSinging by Beck, Surmani, Lewis.
Student Books provide a sequential approach with rhythm, pitch,
and “challenge” exercises in each
lesson. A song excerpt and review
games complete each unit.
Reproducible Companion & CD
provides rhythm, pitch, and challenge exercises, written activities,
ear training, and assessment.
Level 1 covers major keys and
basic rhythm patterns, choral
score-reading tips, intervals,
Level 2 explores minor keys and
scales, mixed meters and larger
Level 1 Student 8610 $7.99
12 or more $7.25 ea.
Level 1 Companion & CD 8611 $39.95
Complete Level 1 8615 $46
Level 2 Student 8612 $7.99
12 or more $7.25 ea.
Level 2 Companion & CD 8614 $39.95
Complete Level 2 8618 $46
ROCKIN’ RHYTHM RAPS:
A Sequential Approach to
Rhythm Reading by Cheryl
Lavender. Over 60 reproducible sequential rhythmic
drills for students of all
ages. Discover, identify, read,
perform, listen, create and
notate. PB/CD 9218 $22.95
born to sing DVD/CD
Juilliard graduates Elisabeth
Howard and Howard Austin
teach breath support, vibrato,
range, resonance, falsetto, registers, volume control, projection,
smoothing the “break” and building confidence. Excellent presentation of vocal technique.
68 min. DVD/CD 2265 $29.95
for the Young Singer
DVD with the Indianapolis
Children’s Choir, and Steve
Rickards. Demonstrates technique using visualization,
movement, and aural modeling. Exercises demonstrate
vocal concepts and warm-ups to improve
intonation and tone quality. Also provides a
fine choir sound and vocal model. 63 min.
DVD 5551 $39.95
VOICES by Paul Nesheim with
Weston Noble. Concise, comprehensive study of vocal technique for choral rehearsal or
private instruction. 60 exercises
address specific vocal concepts.
Accomp. in all keys. 207 pp.
Director Spiral PB Q605 $34
Singer PB Q606 $3.95
Rhythm Workshop PB/CD 6899 $34.99 p. 32
Movement & Signing
Kids on Risers DVD
A Director’s Guide for
Young Performers by
John Jacobson. Add visual pizazz to your choir
performances with creative formations, ways to
move on/off risers, easy
and effective choralography, simple riser moves,
and 4 dance numbers
with costumes and props—all demonstrated by a young choir.
DVD & Booklet 5410 $34.95
FOR SINGERS DVD &
Book by John Jacobson.
10 songs with over 160
signs set up in a dictionary
format. Build a repertoire of
signs for expressive musical
DVD & PB 6579 $34.99
Books & CDs
Vocal Fun with Brian Kane
Sing After Me:
Echo Songs and
Warm-ups for Young
Voices. Fun and outrageous song stories
help teach all manner
of diction. Bonny the
Beaver works ‘b’. The
ending ‘t’ gets sounded
in Fishing Goat. Several
work the ‘s’ in different ways. Letter
Olympics works almost
and a 2-track CD.
71 pp. PB & CD
50 fun-filled wacky
warm-ups to improve
range, and technique.
Crisp crusts crackle
crunchily. Really weird
rear wheels. Truly rural.
Toy boat. Which wrist
watches are Swiss wrist
watches. Swiftly sung
seems silly. Done
CD of all 50 included.
72 pp. Spiral PB & CD
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