There Once Was A Family
From Plank Road Publishingby Karl Hitzemann
This folksy, upbeat song will be great for the classroom and in a performance. It's very simple and easy to learn. Each verse introduces a new location and family member (country/brother, city/sister, valley/uncle, and mountains/cousin) and a new instrument (banjo, cello, trombone, and piano). Each time an instrument is mentioned, that instrument has a featured solo line during the chorus. The song is progressive, so once the instrument is introduced, it stays in each time it comes to that point in the song. Performance idea: have four students stand in front of your choir and pantomime playing each instrument as it comes up. (from Music K-8, Vol. 25, No. 4)
(Run time: 2:11)
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