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My First Swingin' Songbook

My First Swingin' Songbook

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“My First Swingin’ Songbook” is a colorful and fun collection of sheet music specifically crafted to teach young learners the concept of swing rhythm. This songbook features jumbo notation and an easy-to-read layout perfect for Boomwhackers, Bells, or Piano.

MFSS contains 13 popular children’s songs, each carefully selected for their inherent swing and rhythmic charm. Songs like “The Wheels on the Bus,” “Baby Bumblebee,” and “Skip to My Lou” are not just tunes, they are gateways to understanding the concept of swing in music—an essential aspect of popular music.

“My First Swingin’ Songbook” emphasizes the connection between music and movement. The songs chosen resonate with the innate, uneven rhythms found in everyday movements like skipping or swinging arms. This approach helps young learners grasp the concept of swing rhythm, which is not rigid or robotic but fluid and dynamic—much like their natural movements.

This songbook is not just about learning notes and rhythms, it’s about experiencing music as a lively and expressive form of art. Students are encouraged to feel the music, to embrace its ups and downs, and to express themselves through their instruments. MFSS is more than a teaching tool, it’s a source of musical joy and creative expression.

“My First Swingin’ Songbook” is a must-have for anyone looking to instill a love of music, foster a deep appreciation for rhythm, melody, and the art of musical expression.

MFSS includes colorful music for: This Old Man, Baby Bumblebee, Aura Lee, The Wheels on the Bus, Skip to My Lou, The Itsy Bitsy Spider, I Love the Mountains, Aloha Kakahiaka, The Bear Went Over the Mountain, Aloha ’Oe, Hush Little Baby, Oh, Mr. Sun & Shenandoah.

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