The classic song, “Who Has Seen the Wind?” has been
REMIXED and is ready for winter, spring, summer, and fall windy weather!
Perfect for teaching
half notes, low la, and minor tonality, the teaching process includes Orff and Kodaly approaches along with recorder and movement sections.
This 2-chord song for voice, ukulele, and rainbow instruments (Boomwhackers & bells) is sure to be a hit! There’s no warbling going on here, just cantabile singing!
This song features:
2 chords-G7 and C 3/4 meter ABA form some terrific turkey rhyming
Sheet music is available on my
Teachers Pay Teachers page.
This resource of the Thanksgiving classic, Over the River and Through the Wood, includes parts for
Boomwhackers, bells, and ukulele. Each part has audio and video files to support student learning AND in two different tempos- lento and adagio. Students learn about beats per minute (bpm) as they play their parts.
Play and learn in class or use it as a wonderful performance piece for winter concerts!
Music objectives include:
6/8 meter and common rhythms tempo markings treble clef notation for melody ukulele chords C, D7, F, and G7 classic American song repertoire ensemble playing Sound/Video File Example
I’m always ok with exchanging a seven chord for a triad. If a song has G7 and you know G, substitute.
C, F, G7
C, F, G7, Am
C, F, G, Am
C, C7, F, G7
C, Dm, G7, Am
G, C, D7
C, D7, F, G7
Am, A, Dm, E7, C
Take the classic canon, “Ah Poor Bird”, add new lyrics, and you have the perfect Winter song!
As I worked with this canon, three questions arose. After much research, I still haven’t found any definitive answers. If you have thoughts on it, please leave a comment!
Should it be written in 2/4 or 4/4? Should it be a 2-part, 3-part, or 4-part canon? Should the “C” be natural or sharp?
Instrumental arrangement Teaching Process
melodic elements include the opening la, ti, do and do, re, mi and then the ending do, ti, la.
Rhythmic elements-quarter note, half note, eighth notes.
ukulele. The D minor chord is fairly easy because it’s the fingering for F with an added third finger. Play D minor for the entire song.