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Did you see the wind today?

CD

Did you see the wind today? / Fay White

  • Published by Move Records [MD3083] — 1 CD
  • Purchase Price: $18.18 (Usually ships in 1-4 days) — Add to Cart
  • Library Availability: This item is not available from the Australian Music Centre Library

Product details

This extremely popular recording was originally released on Cassette. As our stock of Cassettes has now completely dried up we have re-released it on CD. Many of these songs will be remembered from the ABC's famous "Kindergarten of the Air" radio program. The 25 songs are relevant to a child's day, beginning at dawn and ending at bed-time. The recording uses a wide variety of musical styles and sounds.

It features songs for under 5s (although 6 and 7 year olds seem to love it, too). It Includes 14 songs by Zoë McHenry, the prolific children's songwriter of ABC radio's "Kindergarten of the Air" program of the 1950s.

Zoë's songs make a language link between the child and the natural world and they stretch children's imagination. Early childhood workers have welcomed this collection for its clarity, uncomplicated backings and variety of sounds. Nominated for best children's cassette in the 1988 ARIA awards, it is still charming little ones of today. A classic.

 

Track Listing

Morning song (Fay White)
2 Wee wee tot (trad. Scottish)
3 Autumn leaves (Zoë McHenry)
4 Who has seen the wind? (C. Rosetti)
5 Spring song (Zoë McHenry)
6 Cluck cluck mother hen (Zoë McHenry)
7 Hey little hen (Noel Gay-Ralph Butler)
8 Sunning (Lorraine Milne-James S. Tippett)
9 Mud (Lorraine Milne-John Smith)
10 Bouncing ball (Zoë McHenry)
11 I love jelly (Lorraine Milne-Michelle Smith)
12 Train song (trad.)
13 I'm galloping Jack (Zoë McHenry)
14 The spider (Zoë McHenry)
15 I am a kangaroo (Zoë McHenry)
16 The tiger (Zoë McHenry)
17 The lighthouse (Zoë McHenry)
18 Fish in the sea (Zoë McHenry)
19 My boat is rocking (trad.)
20 O Matilda (Lorraine Milne-children's rhyme)
21 When I have a shower (Lorraine Milne-Ellen Evans)
22 When the rain is falling down (Zoë McHenry)
23 Snuggled up in bed (Zoë McHenry)
24 The star (Zoë McHenry)
25 Little baby Jesus (Zoë McHenry)

 

Press Quotes

“This is exactly what pre-school teachers need and can't get enough of!”

— Jan Alexander, Early Childhood Development


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