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Sacred Schulwerk


Sacred Schulwerk

       . . . for All Ages

by Dawn C. Wooderson

An intergenerational approach to Orff-Schulwerk for churches, schools, music camps, and community centers.


"It's the book I recommend first to all who inquire about Orff-Schulwerk in the church"

                                                   International Orff-Schulwerk Consultant.

"Your Sacred Schulwerk book is beautiful and full of such interesting music and ideas!" 
				National Orff-Schulwerk Consultant
"It's wonderful to have new and appropriate resources for our church program."
				Church Orff-Schulwerk Musician.


  • 25 NEW Rhythmic texts for improvisation, teaching ideas and values, and for meditation and spiritual growth through music-making

  • 13 NEW pieces – original works and arrangements of traditional hymn tunes for Performance – with parts extracted

  • Suggestions for presentation and teaching, instrumentation, and use in the church service, education, and social programs.

  • 5 pages of Introductory material for Program Development – written in short bulleted sections and clearly outlined for each reference


  • For children, youth, and adults of all ages – multigenerational

  • Mix age groups for new and creative intergenerational music-making

  • For Protestant and Catholic traditions – ecumenical and inter-faith

  • Use and adapt some of the material for use in Jewish traditions and secular events

  • Emphasis on creative thinking through improvisation and composition

  • Permission to copy for use at one site

  • Parts extracted for most Performance Pieces

  • Copy full score for other short pieces

  • Spiral binding and high quality paper.  74 pages.

  • Standard 8 ½ x11 inch landscape pages for easy copying

  • No page turns

  • Space to write in the non-pitched percussion ideas developed by the group

  • Blank manuscript pages inserted for teacher’s convenience – and avoid page turns

  • Guitar chords

Order Sacred Schulwerk  via e-mail woodsong@aol.com  $19.50 (incl. shipping in US)

    Shipping to Canada additional.


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