|Simple Halloween Song for Soprano Recorder – in Em|
Not sure if anyone else has discovered this, but there exist very few Halloween-themed or even minor tonality songs for soprano recorder. In my quest to find a simple Halloween song for soprano recorder, I ended up writing my own simple melody. As you can see to the left, it is reaaaalllly simple!! But for my Fourth Graders, this is the perfect get-back-into-recorder song, as it uses the first four pitches we learn….AND, they fit into a minor key!!! Yay!!!
In my writing process, I started to write some lyrics to go with my silly little song, but why do all the work?!? As I am always telling myself, my students need to go home more tired than I am. So I made them do the hard work. Each class wrote their own simple lyrics with a spooky, Halloween theme. I added a rough piano accompaniment just using Em and Am broken chords. Our final form followed this pattern: