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Title De colores and other Latin-American folk songs for children / selected, arranged, and translated by José-Luis Orozco ; illustrated by Elisa Kleven.
Published New York : Dutton Children's Books, c1994.
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 TCC - Juvenile Collection  M1997 .D32 1994    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description 56 p. of music : ill. ; 32 cm.
Note For voice and piano, vocal line incorporated in piano part; includes chord symbols.
Spanish words; includes words printed as text with English translations.
Includes index.
Contents Buenos días = Good morning -- El chocolate -- El barquito = The little boat -- Al tambor = The drum song -- Vamos a la mar = Let's go to the sea -- Los elefantes = The elephant song -- La granja = The farm -- La víbora de la mar = The sea serpent -- La araña pequeñita = The eensy, weensy spider -- Las mañanitas = Special morning song -- La villa = The village -- Compadre, cómpreme un coco = Compadre, buy me a coconut -- De colores = Bright with colors -- Los pollitos = The baby chicks -- Las hormiguitas = The little ants -- Sana, sana -- Un ratoncito = A little mouse -- Cuatro camaroncitos = Four little shrimp -- El burrito enfermo = The sick little donkey -- Caballito blanco = My little white horse -- La piñata -- Nochebuena = Christmas Eve -- Nanita, nana -- Naranja dulce = Sweet orange -- El coquí = Coquí, the little frog -- Paz y libertad = Peace and liberty -- Duérmete, mi niño = Go to sleep, my baby.
Summary Marked by Kleven's exuberant art, this bilingual collection of 27 Latin American folk songs features simple arrangements for voice, piano, and guitar as well as suggestions for group sing-alongs and musical games.
Subject Children's songs, Latin American.
Children's songs, Latin American -- Juvenile literature.
Folk songs, Spanish -- Latin America -- Juvenile literature.
Folk music -- Latin America -- Juvenile literature.
Related Names Orozco, José Luis, 1940- Arranger. Translator.
Kleven, Elisa, ill. Illustrator.
ISBN 0525452605
OCLC number 32470258