Children's Songs & Games from England
38 traditional children's songs, rhymes and games from England, beautifully illustrated with rare photos from the past, along with the fresh faces of children from today.
Parents and children will enjoy exploring past, present and future through England's rich heritage of musical play, while teachers will find activities for the classroom. Over the Garden Wall includes historical references for each song, pedagogical indices and suggestions for developing a literacy-based music curriculum. Ideally suited for teaching musical skills, this collection provides a "vocabulary" of music and play from which children can draw today. The enclosed CD contains authentic field recordings collected in the 1940s, 50s and 60s, along with new recordings of children from schools in villages, towns and cities throughout the UK.
Songs include: Do You Know the Muffin Man? · Down in the Meadow · The Grand Old Duke of York · Here Comes Mrs. Macaroni · Here We Go Looby Loo · One Two Pom Pom · Up a Ladder · Down a Ladder · and many more!