Children's Songs & Games from Scotland
Hot Peas and Barley-O is a collection of 31 children's songs and games from Scotland, selected, transcribed and annotated by Dr. Susan Brumfield. Beautifully illustrated with rare photos from the past, along with the fresh faces of children of today, this book is filled with traditional children's music passed down from one generation to another, including rhymes for skipping rope, counting out, ball-bouncing, singing games, and songs just for fun. The enclosed CD contains authentic field recordings collected in the 1940s '50s and '60s, & new recordings that feature children from the National Youth Choir o f Scotland & the New Beacon School for Boys. Hot Peas and Barley-O includes historical references for each song, pedagogical indices and suggestions for developing a literacy-based curriculum. Ideally suited for teaching musical skills, this collection provides a "vocabulary" of music & play from which children can draw today.
Songs include: Eetle Ottle Black Bottle · Teddy Bear Teddy Bear · Granny in the Kitchen · Down to the Baker Shop · Rosy Apple Lemon & a Pear · I'm the Monster of Loch Ness · Hot Peas & Barley-O · I'm a Bone-Legged Chicken · and many more!