“Yankee Doodle” is originally a patriotic American song, whose melody became a children song too. The earliest known version of the lyrics is from 1755, while its melody goes back to folk songs of Medieval Europe. In our days, children’s television series Barney & Friends tittle theme is based on Yankee Doodle tune. Today it is also the state anthem of Connecticut.
On this page you can find an Orff arrangement and Printable PDF files for free download.
As you have already seen, here you’ll find an Orff arrangement and sheet music. It is in the C major key, and we could say that it’s rather easy for beginners to play. The alto metallophone and the xylophone have to play with two mallets, so it’s better for more skilled students to take on this role.
- Soprano Glockenspiel
- Alto Metallophone
- Soprano Xylophone
- Alto Xylophone
- Bass Xylophone
Yankee Doodle – Orff Arrangement Free Sheet Music PDF
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of the percussion sheet music in PDF.
Orff Arrangement Sound file
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Yankee Doodle inspires “Barney & Friends” – Video
Click on the button to watch a karaoke video and download a PDF file with lyrics to this song for free.
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