Archive for March 18th, 2010
Please join me this Saturday, March 20, 11am at Aladdin’s Lamp Bookstore.
Aladdin’s Lamp Bookstore
Lee Harrison Shopping Center, Lower Level Shops
2499 North Harrison Street, Suite 10
Arlington VA 22207
Future Performances at Aladdin’s Lamp:
Saturday, April 17, 11am
Wednesday, April 28, 11am
I look forward to sharing new discoveries including “Wynken, Blynken and Nod,” “Over the Rainbow” (with a newly crafted sing-along track) and “Here Comes Peter Cottontail!”
Let’s sing and celebrate spring!!
I’ve got a brand new page on MySpace.com: http://www.myspace.com/singbookswithemily
Check it out and can sing these songs/Singable Picture Books together:
- “The Owl and the Pussycat” (Words by Edward Lear, Music by Lorraine Nelson Wolf and Janene Ping)
- “Stopping by Woods” (Words by Robert Frost, Tune of “Greensleeves”)
- “ZYX’s Next Time Let’s All Go to Texas” (Traditional Words and Tune)
- “Twinkle Little Bat” (Words by Lewis Carroll, Traditional Tune)
- “Little Turtle” (Words by Vachel Lindsay, Traditional Tune)
- “Hush Little Baby” (Traditional Words and Tune)
The titles listed above are linked to posts about those songs and the books that go with them!
It is a GORGEOUS sunny crispy springy Tuesday in Arlington.
At Tuckahoe Elementary we sang out a lovely stack of Singable Picture Books!
- ABC3D (By Marion Bataille, today we sang this book with the song A-You’re Adorable ,Words and Music by Buddy Kaye, Fred Wise, and Sidney Lippman)
- The Sparrow (Words and Music by Jill Leger, Illustrated by Jill Leger, Sing-Along on Youtube with a karaoke video of “The Sparrow”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hlxqa-eXTVw)
- A Fairy Went A-Marketing (Poem by Rose Fyleman, Illustrated by Jachimael Henterly, Musical Setting can be found by Ginger Sands on her collection “The Gift of Make Believe“)
- Going to the Zoo (Words and Music by Tom Paxton, Illustrated by Karen Lee Schmidt)
- I Love you A Bushel and a Peck (Words and Music by Frank Loesser, Illustrated by Rosemary Wells)
- Catalina Magdalena Hoopensteiner Wallendiner Hogan Logan Bogan Was Her Name (Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Tedd Arnold)
- Animal Fair (Traditional Tune, Words Adapted by Ponder Goembel, Illustrated by Ponder Goembel, Hear the tune: http://www.amazon.com/The-Animal-Fair/dp/B001BHHZ9A/ref=sr_1_727?ie=UTF8&s=dmusic&qid=1268439408&sr=1-727)
- America the Beautiful (Poem by Katharine Lee Bates, Music by Samuel A. Ward, Illustrated by Chris Gall, this book features printed music and a page of information about the artwork.)
- Over the Rainbow (Words and Music by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg, Illustrated by Eric Puybaret)