Korean Folk Songs: Stars in the Sky and Dreams in Our Hearts [14 Sing Along Songs with the Audio CD included]
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Age range 4 and up
In Korean Folk Songs, music teacher Robert Choi shares 14 of Korea’s bestloved
classic favorites-with musical scores and lyrics in both Korean and
English. Included in this collection are well-known
children’s songs such as “Splashing Around” and “Mountain Rabbit” that
incorporate fun-to-do actions and gestures. Also traditional standards that
have been passed down from generation to generation, such as “Blue Birds”
and “Arirang.” Each song has a double-page spread containing Choi’s arrangement of the
musical score, the lyrics in Korean script and romanized form, with an
English version of the lyrics. Historical and cultural notes are included and for
the children’s songs, Choi describes the accompanying actions. An audio CD
contains recordings of all the songs, along with tracks that allow you to sing
along by yourself. Every spread has beautiful full-color illustrations of
traditional Korean scenes by the talented artist Sam Ee Back.
|Dimensions||216 × 279 mm|
From an early age, Robert Choi learned traditional Korean folk songs and was introduced to Korean culture through food, music, language, and martial arts. Previously a member of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, he currently serves as a full-time music educator.
Illustrator SamEe Back lives in Seoul where she studies Visual Design at Duksung Women's University. Korean Folk Songs is her first work of published illustrations.
Mixed media product