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Wedding Birds (an Illustrated Song)

Posted on: May 2, 2016

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wedding birds
Wedding Birds
Traditional Words and Music
Illustrated by Jutta Ash

The pictures in this book are absolutely beautiful.  I can’t wait to figure out the tune and sing it.

The song in this book is based on the traditional German folk song “Ein Vogel Wollte Hochzeit Machen.”

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A few places to begin learning the tune (all words in German)

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A small write up about this book on Publisher’s Weekly:
http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-87113-122-5

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Lots of info about this song on MamaLisa:
http://www.mamalisa.com/?t=es&p=267

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The little tune printed on inside of front cover end page:

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wedding birds tune (german folk song, Jutta Ash)

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There are lots of German illustrations of this song!

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ein vogel wollte hochzeit machen (rolfs)
Wedding Birds (Ein Vogel Wollte Hochzeit Machen)
Rolfs

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ein vogel wollte hochzeit machen (jumbo)
Wedding Birds (Ein Vogel Wollte Hochzeit Machen)
Jumbo

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ein vogel wollte hochzeit machen (ingeborg meyer rey)
Wedding Birds (Ein Vogel Wollte Hochzeit Machen)
Illustrated by Ingeborg Meyer-Rey

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ein vogel wollte hochzeit machen (illustration)
Wedding Birds (Ein Vogel Wollte Hochzeit Machen)
Single page vintage illustration

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ein vogel wollte hochzeit machen (Altegoer)
Wedding Birds (Ein Vogel Wollte Hochzeit Machen)
Illustrated by Regine Altegoer

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Related Posts

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https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/06/25/for-the-birds-a-list-of-singable-picture-books-to-celebrate-our-tuneful-feathered-friends/

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