lesson ideas and workpages for individual composition project
Try this song from the Opera, Hansel and Gretel that invites participation.
music words, symbols, solfa,
Cajun folksong with a French Canadian accompaniment —can you sing and dance at the same time?
Swimming or sailing —they both mean summer in Canada.
Sing it once, or again and again leaving out parts each time.
A folksong drama with speaking/singing parts for a menage of animals and the busy care giver — in G Pentatonic its easy to add instruments to make this a complete performance.
Carnival has been part of Quebec life since the 1800s. Sing and play a long with its mascot Bonhomme.
A counting out rhyme with a percussive twist.
Fall into the groove with this simple provoking bug chant. It sets the
parameters for this month’s composition theme.
Mittens, a hat and scarf are made from wool supplied by the sheep in this take of the traditional rhyme. The favouring of black sheep by farmers in the Middle Ages is explained in the mp4.