How to Play the Bingo Song – Orff Arrangement Sheet Music and PDF

“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.

The text is developed by spelling the name of the dog (B-I-N-G-O). The song appears in Camp Lazlo and The Simpsons cartoon programs.

On this page you can find an Orff arrangement, and Printable PDF file with sheet music for free download.

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Arrangement Details

The Orff arrangement includes:

  • Glockenspiel
  • Alto Metallophone
  • Soprano Xylophone
  • Alto Xylophone
  • Bass Xylophone
  • Tambourine
  • Sleigh Bells

Sing and play! A very simple but always interesting arrangement. Challenge your young students to synchronize on the Orff instruments and play one of their favorite songs.

The mallet instruments play and double the melody, while the tambourine and bells keep the pulse. In 2/4 and F major. Don’t forget the B-flat!

Play the necessary repetitions according to the song lyrics, which you can find and even print here. On each repetition, one letter of the word BINGO “leaves” the lyrics. The orchestra plays normally without losing the flow. In the end, the lyrics are gone and only the instrumental music remains.

Bingo Song – Orff Arrangement Free Sheet Music PDF

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Orff Arrangement Sound file

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