(Grades 4-8) Songs and Activities for Classroom and Community - Welcome all ye lads and lassies to the land of leprechauns and shamrocks, fiddles and jigs - and a whole lot more! Sample Ireland's rich musical heritage with this "grand" collection of favorite folk songs and supportive teaching materials that will bring the traditions and tunes of the enchanted isle right to your classroom. You and your students will also discover Ireland's many interesting instruments, including the fiddle, accordion, harp, bodhran, bagpipes, penny whistle and more. Irish music has found its way across the ocean to the United States and the world, so here's your chance to join the band, kick up your heels, and experience the songs and sounds that give Irish music it's unique flavor! The handy Book/CD Pak features fresh new piano/vocal arrangements of 10 Irish folk songs, reproducible songsheets and student articles to enhance learning, and a CD recording with listening and performance options.
Songs: Cliffs Of Doneen · Danny Boy · Einini · Lannigan's Ball · McNamara's Band · Molly Malone (Cockles & Mussels) · Paddy Works On The Railway · The Raggle Taggle Gypsy · The Wearing Of The Green · and When Irish Eyes Are Smiling.