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First Steps in Global Music
In this new collection of children's music from around the world, Karen Howard has compiled a diverse repertoire of songs that explore the themes of family, animals, flowers, food, and more.
Organized by geographical region, Howard provides the context and guidance—including references to recordings—necessary for these songs to come alive. She further organizes the songs based on First Steps in Music activity categories: Fragment Singing, Simple Songs, Movement for Form and Expression, Movement with the Beat, and Songtales.
Featuring music from:
Africa (Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe)
Oceania (Tahiti, Australia, New Zealand)
Asia (China, Japan, Pakistan, Indonesia)
Middle East (Israel and Lebanon)
North America (Quebec, Guatemala, Mexico, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Haiti)
South America (Brazil, Peru, Chile)
Europe (Lithuania, Bulgaria, Poland, Republic of Georgia)Book, 164 pages.