Book of Song Dances

$17.95

Description

collected by John Feierabend

Dances accompanied by singing have been enjoyed by people of all ages for hundreds of years. These dances have served an important social function as people share the joy of synchronizing with others through their body, spirit, and voice.

John M. Feierabend collects into one place an addictive collection of Song Dances that have their roots in our American heritage, as well as a few from other countries.Each dance is organized by type (single circle, double circle, square dances, etc.) and includes complete dancing directions.

This beautifully illustrated collection is for anyone looking to reclaim this great folk dance tradition, use great songs to teach musical conceptsóor simply have a great time. Enjoy!

Includes:

  • Ach Ja
  • Ah Eu Entrei Na Rada (Ah! I Went on the Wheel)
  • Alabama Gal
  • Amasee
  • Betty Larkin
  • Billy, Billy
  • Bonavist’ Harbour
  • Bow Belinda
  • Brother Come and Dance
  • Brown Eyed Mary
  • Buffalo Gals
  • Captain Jinks
  • Cedar Swamp
  • Charlie’s Neat
  • Circle Right (Simple Version)
  • Coats of Navy Blue
  • Coffee Grows on White Oak Trees
  • Come Let Us Be (Sicilian Circle)
  • Come to the Top
  • Down the River
  • Durham Reel
  • Eins, Zwei, Drei (One, Two, Three)
  • Funga Alafia
  • Galway Piper
  • Gents to the Center
  • Goin’ Down to Cairo
  • Goin’ to Boston
  • Golden Ring
  • Great Big House
  • Hava Nagila (Let’s Rejoice)
  • Heel and Toe
  • Hot Time in the Old Town
  • I Want to Be a Farmer
  • I’ve Been to Haarlem
  • Jimmy Crack Corn
  • John Kanaka
  • Jubilee
  • Katyushka
  • Lavender’s Blue
  • Miss Maggie
  • Noble Duke of York
  • Nobody’s Business
  • O How Lovely
  • Oh, Susanna
  • Old Bald Eagle
  • Old Brass Wagon
  • Old Dan Tucker
  • Old Joe Clark
  • Paw-Paw Patch
  • Pig in the Parlor
  • Polly Wolly Doodle
  • Pop Goes the Weasel
  • Push the Business On
  • Red River Valley
  • Rig a Jig Jig
  • Sandy Land
  • Sent My Brown Jug
  • Shabbot Shalom (Peaceful Sabbath)
  • Shaker Dance (A Shaker Song)
  • Shoo Fly
  • Skip to My Lou
  • Sugar and Tea
  • Tea Rye Riley
  • There Were Four Skaters
  • Turkey in the Straw
  • Willowbee
  • Yankee Doodle (Sicilian Circle)
  • Your Best Liking

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