“Bingo Song”, also known as “There Was a Farmer Had a Dog”, is an English language children’s song whose origin is unknown. It is often registered as an American country folk song. The song has a Roud Folk Song Index number of 589.
On this page you can find an Orff arrangement, and Printable PDF file with sheet music for free download.
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The Orff arrangement includes:
- Alto Metallophone
- Soprano Xylophone
- Alto Xylophone
- Bass Xylophone
- Sleigh Bells
Engage in singing and playing! Explore a straightforward yet consistently captivating arrangement. Encourage your young students to synchronize their efforts on the Orff instruments and perform one of their cherished songs.
The mallet instruments serve to both play the melody and duplicate it, while the tambourine and bells maintain the rhythmic pulse. The piece is set in 2/4 time signature and the key of F major. Remember to include the B-flat note!
Ensure that the necessary repetitions align with the Bingo song lyrics. With each repetition, a letter from the word BINGO gradually disappears from the lyrics. Meanwhile, the orchestra continues playing seamlessly, maintaining the musical flow. Eventually, the lyrics vanish entirely, leaving behind only the instrumental music.
Bingo Song – Orff Arrangement Free Sheet Music PDF
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Orff Arrangement Sound file
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