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World Melodies for Accordion

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World Melodies for Accordion
World Melodies for Accordion
World Melodies for Accordion
World Melodies for Accordion
World Melodies for Accordion
World Melodies for Accordion
World Melodies for Accordion
World Melodies for Accordion
World Melodies for Accordion
World Melodies for Accordion
World Melodies for Accordion
World Melodies for Accordion

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World Melodies for Accordion

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World Melodies for Accordion

World Melodies for the Accordion is a collection of best-loved songs from around the world. Eighty musical gems from thirty-six countries are arranged here for the accordion, with chords also given so that other instrumentalists can join in. Accordionists at all levels of proficiency will be able to use this collection and enjoy the melodies that are familiar to so many diverse cultures. Songs such as the Mexican Hat Dance, African Ev’rybody Loves Saturday Night, Korean Ahrirang, Dalmatian Ciri Biri Bela and the Japanese Sakura are included with such familiar melodies as Comin’ Through The Rye, Polly Wolly Doodle, and The Ash Grove.

About the Author:
Dr. Frances Irwin in a freelance musician in the St. Louis area. She retired after 31 years of teaching public school music. Fran has a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, where she was a member of the Duquesne University Tamburitzans, performing concerts of Balkan music in the U.S. and Europe. She earned both her Master and Doctorate of Music Education degrees from Washington University in St. Louis. In addition to writing articles on multicultural music education Dr. Irwin has given presentations on Balkan music at the local, state and international levels. she has written A History of Tamburitza Music in the St. Louis Area (1991) and her collection Balkan Melodies for the Accordion was published in 1995 by Mel Bay Publications, Inc. In 1991 she became a Nationally Certified Music Educator of the Music Educators National Conference and in 1997 she was given an Emerson Electric Excellence in Teaching Award. She is listed in various volumes of biographical references including the Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in America and Who’s who of American Women. In 2003 Dr. Irwin was elected International President of Mu Phi Epsilon International Music Fraternity. She also serves on the Metro South Arts Council where her chief task is to oversee their annual Scott Joplin Ragtime Competition. She and her husband Harry sing in the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica Choir. They are the parents of five grown children.

• A La Puerta Del Cielo (Spain) At The Gate of Heaven
• Ach Du Lieber Augustin (Germany) Oh My Love August
• Ahrirang (Korea)
• Alouette (France) Meadow Lark
• Aupres De Ma Blonde (France) Close To My Sweetheart
• Bella Bimba (Italy) Pretty Baby Girl
• Bolujem Ja (Croatia) My Aching Heart
• Boze, Cos Polske (Poland) God Who Helped Poland
• Carmela (Mexico)
• Chavaliers De La Table Ronde (France) Come You Knights of the Table Round
• Ciri Biri Bela (Dalmatia/Croatia)
• Cockles and Mussels (Ireland) Molly Malone
• Comin’ Through The Rye (Scotland)
• Cserebogar (Hungary) June Bug
• Donkey Riding (Canada)
• Dreydl Song (Jewish)
• Du, Du, Liegst Mir Im Herzen (Germany) You, You Are In My Heart
• Duni Vjetre (Bosnia-Herzewgovina) Blowing Wind
• Early One Morning (England) A Bluebird Greets the Spring
• El Jarabe Tapatio (Mexico) Mexican Hat Dance
• El Tortillero (Chile) The Tortilla Man
• Ev’rybody Loves Saturday Night (Africa)
• Finjan (Israel) Coffee Pot
• Flower Song (China)
• Gde Si Duso, Gde Si Rano (Serbia) Where Are You My Son, Where Are You My Beloved
• Greensleeves (England)
• Hannukah Song (Jewish)
• Haru Ga Kita (Japan) Spring Has Come
• Havah Nagilah (Jewish)
• Jaz Pa Ti, Pa Zidana Marela (Slovenia) You and me, and the Satin Umbrella
• Kohanochka (Russia) A Dance Tune
• Korobushka (Russia) The Peddler
• La Cucaracha (Mexico) The Cockroach
• La Cumparsita (Argentina)
• Land of the Silver Birch (Canada)
• Las Mananitas (Mexico) The Little Tomorrows
• Lauterbach Song (Germany)
• Makedonsko Devojce (Macedonia) Macedonian Girl
• Maori Stick Game (New Zealand)
• Minka (Russia)
• Morning Comes Early (Slovakia)
• Muss I Denn Zum Stadtele Naus (Germany) Must I Say Goodbye
• Na Pozegnanie (Poland) Farewell To The Old Year
• Oleana (Norway)
• Over The Meadow (Slovakia)
• Planting Rice (Philippines)
• Pojdi Zmenoj (Slovenia) Come With Me
• Polly Wolly Doodle (United States)
• Rock-a My Soul (United States) An African Am Spiritual
• Sakura (Japan) Cherry Blossoms
• Santa Lucia (Italy)
• Sarajevo, Divno Mjesto (Bosnia-Herzegovina) Wonderful Place
• Scarborough Fair (England)
• Seljancica Kolo (Serbia) Village Girls Kolo
• Serbus Zagreb (Croatia) Cheers To You Zagreb
• Shenandoah (United States)
• Simple Gifts (United States)
• Ta Kalotykha Vouna (Greece) The fortunate Mountains
• Take time In Life (Africa)
• Tamo Daleko (Serbia) There Far Away
• Tamo Na Rivi (Dalmatia/Croatia) There by the Dock
• Tancuj (Czech Republic) Dance Song
• Terezinka (Slovenia)
• The Ash Grove (Wales)
• The Campbells Are Coming (Scotland)
• The Cuckoo (Austria)
• The Girl I Left Behind Me (Ireland)
• The Minstrel Boy (Ireland)
• The Riddle Song (United States)
• The Willow Tree (Korea)
• Tiha Noc Je (Croatia) Quiet Is the Night
• Tum – Balalaika (Russia)
• Tutu Maramba (Brazil)
• Veni Sul Mar (Italy) Come to the Sea
• Volga Boatmen’s Song (Russia)
• Water Come – A Me Eye (Jamaica)
• Weggis Dance (Switzerland)
• When I Am Ten Years Old (Norway)
• Yerakina (Greece)
• Zora Je (Croatia) It’s Dawn

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