Modal Mosaic (Book/CD ROM) by Robert A. Amchin Mallets 'N More! by Gloria Fuoco-Lawson Blue Dude - An Original Blues Piece for Orff Ensemble by Brent M. Holl Canons Too! An Active Study in Part Singing by Brent M. Holl In the Modes - Instrumentals for Orff Ensemble Using the Modes, Grades 4 - 8 by Chris Judah-Lauder Autumn Songs - Music from Around the World by Rob Amchin from Beatin' Path Publications Spring Songs - Music from Around the World by Rob Amchin from Beatin' Path Publications Singing Wind, Breathing Drum - Songs and Recorder Pieces with Orff instruments and Drums for Grades 4 - 8 by Danai D. Apostolidou-Gagné Canadiana and Canadiana, Encore! - Songs and Activities from the Canadian Heritage for Orff Ensemble by Judy Sills A Musical Treat that's Fun to Beat - The Poetry of Dennis Lee set in the Orff Style by Judy Sills Free WEb Songs by Judy Sills Original Jazz Tunes for Orff Ensemble from Beatin' Path Publications by Dr. Patrick Ware Seasons and Holidays - Songs and Activities for All Seasons for Orff Ensemble by Michael R. Nichols Make Way to Sing and Play - Songs and Activities for Orff Instruments and Recorders by Michael R. Nichols Music for Orff Ensemble from Beatin' Path Publications Forgotten Treasures by Konnie Saliba Ensemble - Pieces for Orff Ensemble, Grades 4 - 8 by Brent M. Holl

Gloria Fuoco-Lawson

Modal Mosaic

Mallets 'N More! (Book) by Gloria Fuoco-Lawson Instrumental Technique for all ages $29.95 (Book) - Preview

How do you introduce and develop the ability to play Orff instruments in children? In Mallets 'N More!, Gloria Fuoco-Lawson presents original songs, classic folk song arrangements, and movement activities with Orff process lesson plans and full Orff-style orchestrations for beginning, intermediate, and advanced elementary music students. Orff Schulwerk emphasizes movement and music for children and Gloria uses movement to introduce mallet technique to the youngest students. Improvisation is another component important in the Orff method and the activities for intermediate and advanced players include many opportunities for student creativity.

Robert A. Amchin

Modal Mosaic

Modal Mosaic - Modal Pieces with Lesson Plans for Orff Classes (Book/CD ROM) by Robert A. AmchinModal Pieces with Lesson Plans for Orff Classes $34.95 (Book) - Preview

The classic modes are perfect vehicles for improvisation! These short pieces with complete Orff process lesson plans can kick start your students' composition and improvisation skills. Throw in some mixed-meters, and the receipe is complete! You'll soon have a fine stew of student-created, mystical, modal music that students will love. Suitable for grades 4 - 8.  A CD ROM is included with full color visuals, full scores, and keynote and powerpoint presentations ready for your classroom.  Full quality audio files for each piece are included to enhance your movement activities and create dances.

Konnie Saliba

Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasures - Folk Songs, Games, and Activities for Orff Classes by Konnie Saliba$29.95 (Book) Folk Songs, Games, and Activities for Orff Classes Grades K-6

Folk songs, dances, and singing games that Orff master teacher, Konnie Saliba, has used in workshops, conferences, and Orff courses around the country are highlighted in Forgotten Treasures. Konnie's mastery of the Orff process and orchestration makes this collection of American and world folk songs as well as some seasonal songs and singing games an instant classic.

Brent M. Holl

Ensemble

Ensemble - Easy and Intermediate Pieces for Orff Ensemble (Book/CD) by Brent M. Holl$24.95 (Book/CD) Pieces for Orff Ensemble, Grades 4 - 8

The series includes traditional sounding Orff arrangements, marimba music, etudes for technique, and multi-cultural pieces. Forms such as the chaccone, theme and variations, rondo, canon, and arrangements of fiddle tunes from Appalachia and Ireland are included.

The book includes a CD of studio recordings and live performances of the pieces.

Blue Dude

Type

Blue Dude - An Original Blues Song for Orff Ensemble (Sheet Music)  by Brent M. Holl$8.95 (Download) $10.95 (Sheet Music - Shipping included)
An Original Blues Song for Orff Ensemble

An original blues arrangement for middle school Orff Ensemble, this piece is a sure-fire energizer for your upper elementary or middle school general music students. 

With a clear lesson plan  and lots of  helpful suggestions for use, plus several ways of adapting the piece for diatonic instruments, this tune will be on the top of your pile of great teaching and performance pieces every year. 

It's the traditional 12 bar blues with suggestions for Orff instrument accompaniment. 

Canons Too!

Canons Too! - An Active Study in Part Singing (Book) by Brent M. Holl$12.95 (Book) An Active Study in Part Singing for Grades 4 - 8

This collection of eleven canons with lesson plans is suitable for young children in third through eighth grades. Six of the songs are arranged for Orff instruments. Each canon also has copying privileges so you can make every child a copy.

All songs work equally well a cappella or with Orff instruments. Teaching Suggestions and Lesson Plans for some of the songs are included. Contributing editor Rob Amchin has written an article to give many techniques and ideas about teaching rounds and canons.

This book is already a classic, but this new expanded edition is even better! Many of the songs and activities in this book are included in Brent's workshop presentation, "Singing To Learn." HERE'S for more information about Brent's workshops.

Chris Judah-Lauder

In the Modes

In the Modes - Ensemble Pieces using the Modes (Book/CD ROM) by Chris Judah Lauder $34.95 (Book/CD ROM) Instrumentals for Orff Ensemble Using the Modes Grades 4 - 8

A brand new book from Chris Judah-Lauder for Orff Ensemble, this new resource for Orff Ensemble features the ancient modes. Playing and learning in the modes is a great way to promote improvisation and instrument technique in your students. This new book will also be very helpful to Orff Levels teachers looking for great new material to build an appreciation of these ancient scales.

A CD ROM is included with each book, with instructional visuals, full scores, instrument parts, and professionally produced audio recordings of each piece.

Robert A. Amchin

Autumn Songs

Autumn Songs - Music from Around the World for Orff Ensemble (Book) by Robert A. Amchin$13.95 (Book) Music from Around the World for Orff Ensemble

Beautiful songs and instrumental pieces about Autumn from around the world. Lesson plans and teaching suggestions are included for each song. A perfect resource for every elementary music teacher!

Spring Songs

Spring Songs - Music from Around the World for Orff Ensemble (Books/CD ROM) by Robert A. Amchin$24.95 (Book/CD ROM) Music from Around the World for Orff Ensemble - Preview

Beautiful songs and instrumental pieces for Orff ensemble about Spring from around the world. Included are lesson plans and teaching suggestions and a CD-ROM with full color visuals in .jpg and .tif formats for your interactive whiteboard or for making transparencies.

Two versions of each visual are also on the CDROM, one with rich color for your whiteboard, the other black and white for transparencies.

Also included are full scores in .tif and .pdf formats. Each full score can be imported into your presentation software or printed using one of these formats if you wish to emphasize note reading.

Danai D. Apostolidou-Gagné

Singing Wind, Breathing Drum

Singing Wind, Breathing Drum Songs and Recorder Pieces with Drums and Orff instruments (Book) by Danai D. Apostolidou-Gagné$14.95 (Book) Songs and recorder pieces with Orff instruments and drums for upper elementary and middle school general music classes. -  Preview

These activities emphasize poetry combined with melodies and exciting accompaniments that will motivate and energize your music classes. The accompaniments include traditional Orff arrangements, recorder and drum ensembles. Some of the pieces feature only recorders with and without accompaniment, while some are for unision, 2- and 3-part voices with Orff instrument accompaniment.

Judy Sills

Canadiana

Canadiana - Songs and Activities from the Canadian Heritage (Book) by Judy Sills$13.95 (Book) Songs and Activities from the Canadian Heritage for Orff Ensembles - Preview

Canadiana is a brand new revision of Judy Sill’s classic book of arrangements of folk songs and dances from the Canadian heritage. Beatin’ Path Publications is pleased to add this classic to our catalog. One of the most well-known Orff teachers and a very popular clinician, Judy has written a great book of songs, dances, and activities for elementary Orff ensembles.

The book is laid out with complete lesson plans including objectives, process, and extension possibilities plus full scores for every activity. This book will have all of your elementary school students dancing, singing, and creating like never before. Canadiana contains a variety of folk songs that teach rhythm, beat, melody, and meter by singing, playing the Orff instruments, dancing and creating! Your students will love this classic book!

Canadiana, Encore!

Canadiana, Encore! Songs and Activities from the Canadian Heritage (Book) by Judy Sills$13.95 (Book) Songs and Activities from the Canadian Heritage for Orff Ensembles - Preview

These books are brand new revision of Judy Sill’s classic books of arrangements of folk songs and dances from the Canadian heritage. Both books are laid out with complete lesson plans including objectives, process, and extension possibilities plus full scores for every activity. Canadiana and Canadiana, Encore contain a variety of folk songs that teach rhythm, beat, melody, and meter by singing, playing the Orff instruments, dancing and creating!

A Musical Treat That's Fun to Beat

A Musical Treat That's Fun to Beat - The Poetry of Dennis Lee set in Orff Style (Book)  by Judy Sills$14.95 (Book) The Poetry of Dennis Lee set in the Orff Style - Preview

This book is a collection of 22 selected poems by Dennis Lee from his books, Alligator Pie, Garbage Delight, Jelly Belly and The Ice Cream Store. They have been orchestrated in the Orff style as speech pieces, songs, hand games, or full orchestrations. Some pieces include choreographed folk-style dances. The subject matter is current, using topics of interest to children. The rhymes are clever and catchy, and the images he portrays are humorous and easily learned by children.

Free Web Songs

Free Web Songs by Judy Sills(Web Download Only) Judy has collected songs with Orff orchestrations and full lesson plans for this free web book. The tunes have been used in Judy's presentations at workshops and conferences around the USA and Canada.

All of these songs and activities are previously unpublished. Help yourself!

 

Patrick Ware

Here's Two

Here's Two - Jazz Tunes for the Orff Classroom (Book/CD ROM) by Patrick Ware$24.95 (Book/CD ROM) Original Jazz Tunes for the Orff Classroom - Preview

Patrick's new book of original Jazz tunes for Orff classes contain teaching suggestions, lesson plans, and full scores for the teacher, listening recommendations and lots of helpful information about jazz styles. A CD ROM is included with audio files of each piece along with full scores, instrument parts and individual and solo set-ups for each instrument.

Michael R. Nichols

Seasons and Holidays

Seasons and Holidays - Seasonal Songs and Canons for Orff Ensemble (Book) by Michael R. Nichols$13.95 (Book) Songs and Activities for all the Seasons for Orff Ensemble - Preview

An enchanting collection of simple Orff songs and arrangements for all the seasons of the year.  Need a song or activity for St. Patrick's Day, Valentine's Day, Snow Days, Easter, Halloween, Spring or Fall? This is a great book for those special times of the year. Beautiful yet simple songs with sparkling Orff instrument accompaniment await your music students. Some of the songs have teaching suggestions and most of them have suggested activities or dances.

Make Way to Sing and Play

Make Way to Sing and Play - Songs and Activities for Orff Instruments and Recorders (Book/CD ROM) by Michael R. Nichols($24.95 Book CDOM)  Songs and Activities for Orff Intruments and Recorders - Preview

14 Brand new arrangements and original songs are presented in this latest book by Master Orff Teacher, Michael Nichols. This book continues in the style of his last book, Let's Sing and Play a Dozen. With complete lesson plans, full Orff instrument orchestrations and a part in every song for the Soprano Recorder, these activities are a wonderful way to reinforce valuable skills students are learning in grades 3 - 6.

Let's Sing and Play a Dozen

Let's Sing and Play a Dozen - Songs and Activities for Recorders and Orff Ensemble (Book/CD ROM) by Michael R. Nichols$24.95 (Book) Songs and Activities for Recorders and Orff Ensemble - Preview

Let's Sing and Play a Dozen includes lesson plans, objectives, and a CD-ROM with full color visuals in .jpg and .tif formats for your interactive whiteboard or for making transparencies. Two versions of each visual are included, one with rich color for your whiteboard, the other black and white for transparencies. Full scores are included in .tif and .pdf formats. Each full score can be imported into your presentation software or printed using one of these formats if you wish to emphasize note reading.