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A Musical Journey

Experience music from around the world - first hand.
This song takes children on a musical voyage of discovery. Travel to Africa, Australia, India, Ireland and Brazil. Along they make the sounds of:
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didgeridoos droning
tabla rhythms
fiddle and tin whistle melodies
hand and body percussion
chanting
Get everyone involved! Optional percussion instrument parts also available to accompany the voices.
Adapted from a commission for the 2010 Orff-Schulwerk Conference of Music & Movement (16th National Conference, Australia)
A Musical Journey - discover music from around the world.

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  • full score
  • piano/vocal score
  • parts for 2 xylophones and marimba
  • combined part for claves, finger cymbals, bohdran (or hand drum), shaker, djembe (or hand drum)
  • teacher notes

All instrumental parts are simple. Suitable for young players.
piano/vocal score only
$3.50
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Age:
6 to 13
Subject:
world music
culture
musical instruments
Genre:
world music
Performer:
unison
5-parts (no harmony)
opt. solo
Musical Range:
C4 to D5

PIANO SCORE
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TEACHER NOTES
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Here’s a tip! Scroll through to 2:24 to see and hear all 5 parts together.

A Musical Journey
Words and music by Glyn Lehmann

Introduction
Everywhere around the world
There are people making music
Their instruments, their voices
Are raised in waves of sound

Take a journey with us now
To places far and wide
Let music carry us away
And be our guide

(All sing) Be our guide

1. Australia
Drone, drone, deep, deep drone
Didgeridoo has a deep, deep drone
Down here in Australia
Didgeridoo has a deep, deep drone

All: Be our guide

2. India
Join us now in India
Where rhythm is everywhere
Listen to the rhythm it will
Take you there, take you there

TA KA DI MI, TA KA DI MI
TA KI TA, TA KI TA
TA KA DI MI, TA KA DI MI
TA KI TA, TA KI TA

All: Be our guide

3. Ireland
You will hear the fiddle and the whistle
Play a lively melody in Ireland

Dee, dee, dee, dee etc…

All: Be our guide

4. Brazil
Oo, oo, oo, oo, oo, oo, oo, oo, oo
Cuica is a drum you hear in South America
Oo, oo, oo, oo, oo, oo, oo, oo, oo
Cuica is a drum you hear in South America

All: Be our guide

5. Africa
(with body percussion)
Africa!

All: Be our guide

Finale - sing 5 times
1. Australia
- 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
2. India - 2, 3, 4, 5
3. Ireland
-3, 4, 5
4. Brazil
- 4, 5
5. Africa
- 5


© 2010, 2015 Glyn Lehmann. All rights reserved.

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