Songs for Hobble-De-Hoys & Giggle-De-She's
Carman, Judith, Journal of Singing
SONGS FOR HOBBLE-DE-HOYS & GIGGLE-DE-SHE'S. Edited by Roberta Stephen. Medium high volume. Alberta Keys Music Publishing Co. Ltd., 2nd ed., 2002.
Editor Roberta Stephen explains the unusual title as follows: "Hobble-de-hoy" is an old English word meaning an adolescent boy, all arms and legs and awkwardness. Giggle-de-she's is a made-up word but don't girls of the same age sound like that?" The fanciful title of this collection is a clever reference to the age range suitable for most of the songs-"junior high (approximately 12 to 15 years of age)." This collection is rather different from others of the same type currently available in that it includes some songs and composers …
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Publication information: Article title: Songs for Hobble-De-Hoys & Giggle-De-She's. Contributors: Carman, Judith - Author. Journal title: Journal of Singing. Volume: 65. Issue: 3 Publication date: January/February 2009. Page number: 380+. © 2007 National Association of Teachers of Singing. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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