THE WINDSONGS TEACHERS GUIDE for BOOKS 1, 2, 3 & 4 by Joe Berarducci to accompany the first four books of the Windsongs series for Recorder, Orff, or Kodaly programs.
Provides suggestions to enable teachers to help students achieve the fundamentals of recorder playing, plus supplementary and complementary tasks for students who have mastered the skills, and varied ways of continued practice for those students still struggling, by using four categories:
1) Literacy: includes new notes and fingering, rhythmic and melodic vocabulary, form, terminology2) Practice Process: includes introduction and integration of new skills, repetition with variation3) Co-ordination: fingering, body percussion, mallet technique4) Extensions: creative choices, improvisation, movement, ensemble sequences
SONGS COVERED FROM WINDSONGS BOOK 1: Bonnie Bee; Polka Hop; March; Hot Cross Buns; Hop, Old Squirrel; Long Legged Sailor; The Clown; Snow; Allelu; The Wind; Come, Come and Dance
SONGS COVERED FROM WINDSONGS BOOK 2: Engine, Engine; Rain Song; The Eagle; The Flight; Old Mister Rabbit; Old Brass Wagon; Old MacDonald; Goodbye Brother, Goodbye Sister; 3-5-7-9-2-4-6-8
SONGS COVERED FROM WINDSONGS BOOK 3: Le Loup, Le Renard, La Belette; Un Kilometre; Down in the Meadow; Hush Little Baby; It's Raining; Beaugency; Do Re Mi, La Perdrix; The River and Revir Eht; Go Tell Aunt Rhody; Sid Squid; Aiken Drum
SONGS COVERED FROM WINDSONGS BOOK 4: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star; Turn the Glasses Over; Les Petites Marionettes; Canoe Song; That's a Mighty Pretty Motion; L'il Liza Jane; Wind the Bobbin; Old King Glory; Ah! Si Mon Moine; Donkey Riding; Dance; Sur le Pont d'Avignon; Skip to my Lou; Cockles and Mussels; Streets of Laredo