İPIÑATA! AND MORE: Bilingual Songs for Children
by Sarah Barchas (September, 1997 - Revised Edition)
Performed by Sarah Barchas and the De Colores Chorus
The De Colores Chorus members are: Stephanie Badilla, Stephanie Comfort, Julio Espinoza, Anita Natividad, Daniella Patterson, Amanda Peña, Bianca SantaMaria, Jacqueline SantaMaria, Luis SantaMaria, Mara SantaMaria, Tiffany SantaMaria, Lupe Urquides, and Victoria Yescas.
Illustrations by David Hoffman and Elizabeth Gething
Spanish language consultants: Marilyn McClure and Anne Doan Woolfolk
HHM 109D - CD and Read-along Book (ISBN: 889686-07-7) - $15.98
Released in September, 1997, this is an enhanced and revised version of "İPIÑATA!" and contains 20 exciting original and traditional songs in bilingual adaptations celebrating the richness of Hispanic culture, history, traditions, foods, festivities, holidays, contributions, and joy in being bilingual. It includes the title song, "De colores" in both languages, "the 16th of September", "Cinco de Mayo", "Las Mañanitas", Hispanic Americans,
" It's fun to be bilingual", and many more. The exuberant bilingual De Colores Chorus and effective instrumental background make this a real winner. This revised and enhanced edition of the popular 1991 release, "İPIÑATA!":Bilingual Songs for Children adds six popular traditional songs. Intended for ages 5-12 and above this 45 minute recording is accompanied by a charming 36 page illustrated lyrics book for bilingual read-along for schools, libraries, and family enjoyment. Excellent for multicultural bilingual, ESL, SSL.
SONGS BY BAND NUMBER ALPHABETICAL LIST OF SONGS
REVIEWS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Elementary School Library Collection (2000): "Fun for sing-alongs in schools with Spanish-speaking students, where Spanish is taught, or as an enrichment for Multicultural studies."
Booklist, 05/15/98: "The accompanying booklet contains all the lyrics, expanding the usefulness of this package to bilingual classrooms and preschools."
Parent Council, Summer, 1998: "Her unique style captivates, and it is virtually impossible to listen to this tape without learning some Spanish."
SONGS BY BAND NUMBER
Band Song Time Origin
01. iPiñata! 2:22 Original
02. De Colores 1:24 Traditional Mexican Folksong
03. All the Colors 1:25 Traditional / AdaptationA
04. The 16th of September 1:44 Original
05. Cinco de Mayo 3:04 Original
06. Las Mañanitas 1:19 Traditional / AdaptationB
07. Es el día de dar gracias 1:32 Original
08. It's the Day of Thanksgiving 1:36 Original
09. Oh How Delicious are Hot Tamales 2:10 Original
10. Arco Iris 2:17 Original
11. Hispanic Americans 4:08 Original
12. In Spanish, en Español 2:11 Original
13. Mi Granja (My Farm) 3:03 Traditional / AdaptationC
14. Red Bird 2:17 Original
15. Pájaro Rojo 2:17 Spanish Translation of "Red Bird"D
16. Los Pollitos / Little Chicks 1:32 Traditional / TransationE
17. Mariposa 3:09 Original
18. ¡Leamos! / Let's Read! 2:02 Original
19. Languages We Speak 1:41 Original
20. It's fun to be bilingual 2:38 Original
A. Based on traditional folksong "De Colores", English translation / adaptation by Sarah Barchas
B Traditional Latin American folksong.
Bilingual adaptation by Sarah Barchas, Marilyn McClure, and Anne Doan Woolfolk.
C Traditional Latin American folksong. Bilingual adaptation by Sarah Barchas.
D. Spanish translation by Marilyn McClure
E. English translation by Sarah Barchas.
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF SONGS
¡Leamos! / Let's Read!
All the Colors
Cinco de Mayo
Es el dia de dar gracias
In Spanish, en Español
It's fun to be bilingual
It's the Day of Thanksgiving
Languages We Speak
Los Pollitos / Little Chicks
Mi Granja (My Farm)
Oh How Delicious are Hot Tamales
The 16th of September
Song recording (p) © 1997 High Haven Music
Song Collection © 1997 High Haven Music
Illustrations © 1997 High Haven Music
Revised edition from 1991 version entitled "İPIÑATA: Bilingual Songs for Children"
Orders can be placed and samples of the songs can be heard at CD BABY
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