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Intery Mintery
Intery Mintery

Intery Mintery

Nursery Rhymes for Body, Voice and Orff Ensemble

The Pentatonic Press Integrated Learning Series


204 Pages, 8.9 x 11.8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $32.00 (US $32.00) (CA $43.20)

Publication Date: December 2008

ISBN 9780977371228

Rights: WOR

Pentatonic Press (Dec 2008)

Price: $32.00


This book offers both philosophical and practical ways to teach music through language and enhance literacy programs with music. It includes. 48 tried-and-true activities for preschool age through upper elementary.. Lesson plans usable by both music and classroom teachers.. A sequential development from phonemes to poems, from speech pieces to pentatonic orchestrations. . Arrangements for Orff Instrument ensemble and details of Orff orchestration.. Models of how to imaginatively animate rhymes.

Author Biography

Doug Goodkin is an internationally recognized teacher of Orff Schulwerk, a dynamic approach to music education for all ages, having taught courses in over 39 countries worldwide. Still working with children at The San Francisco School, where he has taught since 1975, he uses music as a vehicle to engage the mind, open the heart and affirm our collective humanity.