Isabel McNeill Carley Bibliography

This Isabel McNeill Carley Bibliography is organized in sections:

  • Compositions, Instructional Works & Editions

  • Video

  • Recorded Music

  • Articles & Essays

COMPOSITIONS, INSTRUCTIONAL WORKS & EDITIONS

Year Title Publisher Instrumentation
1962 Eleven Miniatures • Early Piano Recital Pieces Galaxy;Brasstown Press Piano
1963 Fox and Geese Summy-Birchard Solo beginning piano
1966;1994 The Magic Circle: 81 Activity Songs and Singing Games for Young Children J. Fischer;Waterloo Singing and Activity Games
1968;1990 Holiday J. Fischer;Brasstown Press Beginning piano piece
1969 A Song Primer (Updated edition 2013, renamed My Song Primer) Brasstown Press Voice, Body Percussion, Orff Instruments
1970 Recorder Improvisation and Technique Book One (Updated edition 2011) Brasstown Press Voice, Recorders, Orff Instruments, percussion
1972 Simple Settings – American Folk Songs and Rhymes with Orff Ensemble Book 1 (CDEGA Pentatonic) Brasstown Press Voice, Orff Instruments, percussion
1972 Carols and Anthems from the Schulwerk I (Editor) Schott Voice, Recorders, Orff Instruments, percussion
1972 Carols and Anthems from the Schulwerk II (Editor) Schott Voice, Recorders, Orff Instruments, percussion
1972 Sing for the Joy of Easter Concordia SSA with optional bass
1973 Carols with Instruments (arr. IMC) Concordia Choir with Orff ensemble
1973 Flemish Dance Carol (arr. IMC) Concordia Unison choir w Orff ensemble and optional sopranino recorder
1974 Simple Settings – American Folk Songs and Rhymes with Orff Ensemble Book 2 Magnamusic / MMB Voice, Orff Instruments, percussion
1974;2001 Recorders Plus – Original Pieces for Recorders and Orff Instruments Brasstown Press Recorders, Orff Instruments, percussion
1975 Recorder Improvisation and Technique Book Two (Updated edition 2011) Brasstown Press Voice, Recorders, Orff Instruments, percussion
1976 / 1990 More Love (Shaker, arr. IMC) Augsburg Publishing House Treble voices w Orff instruments
1976 Recorder Improvisation and Technique Book Three (Updated edition 2011) Brasstown Press Voice, Recorders, Orff Instruments, percussion
1977 On This Thy Holy Day Augsburg Publishing House Unison voices with Orff instruments
1977 Music for Children Orff Schulwerk American Edition Book 2 (Contributor) Schott
1978 My Recorder Reader 1 (Updated edition 2013) Brasstown Press Soprano Recorder, Voice, Orff Instruments, percussion
1979 My Recorder Primer (Updated edition 2013) Brasstown Press Soprano Recorder, Voice, Orff Instruments, percussion
1979 My Recorder Reader 2 (Updated edition 2013) Brasstown Press Soprano Recorder, Voice, Orff Instruments, percussion
1979 Theory Papers for C Recorders Brasstown Press Soprano Recorder
1979 Berceuse for Alto Recorder Solo and Alto Xylophone Brasstown Press Alto Recorder and Alto Xylophone or Guitar
1979 Simple Gifts (Shaker, arr. IMC) Augsburg Publishing House Unison treble voices with Orff Instruments
1979 Life Up Your Eyes Augsburg Publishing House SSA Choir and Orff Instruments
1980 My Recorder Reader 3 (Updated edition 2013) Brasstown Press Soprano Recorder, Voice, Orff Instruments, percussion
1980 Music for Children Orff Schulwerk American Edition Book 3 (Contributor) Schott
1981 The Night Before Christmas (arr. IMC) Helicon / European American Music Speech Choir and Orff Instruments
1981 That First Christmas Day (Stanzas by IMC; Chorus from Louise Larkin Bradford’s Sing It Yourself; arr. IMC) Choristers Guild Two-part voices with Orff Instruments and Violoncello or Guitar
1982 Recorders with Orff Ensemble I Schott Recorders, Orff Instruments
1982 Music for Children Orff Schulwerk American Edition Book 1 (Contributor) Schott
1982 Amazing Grace (arr. IMC) Augsburg Publishing House Two-part voices, Soprano Recorder, Orff Instruments, Violoncello
1983 For Hand Drums and Recorders Musik Innovations Recorders, Hand drums and percussion
1984 Theory Papers for F Recorders Brasstown Press Alto Recorder
1984 Recorders with Orff Ensemble II Schott Recorders, Orff Instruments
1984 Recorders with Orff Ensemble III Schott Recorders, Orff Instruments
1984 Festive Peal Augsburg Publishing House Choir and Orff Instruments
1985 Recorder Improvisation and Technique (Chinese / Taiwan edition) Brasstown Press Soprano Recorder and Orff Ensemble
1986 Shepherds, Rejoice (Shapenote, arr. IMC) Choristers Guild SA Voices with Orff Ensemble
1986 Wasn’t That A Mighty Day? (arr. IMC) Augsburg Publishing House 3-part Treble Choir with Orff ensemble
1986 / 1993 Summer Suite – Allegretto, Andante Cantabile, Circle Dance Joseph A Loux SAT Recorders and Percussion
1988 The Christmas Star (Folk Carol, arr. IMC) Choristers Guild Unison voices w keyboard, Orff instruments
1989 Suite on Four Notes Joseph A Loux S/T Recorder with Keyboard or Continuo
1990 A First Folk Song Suite – Old Joe Clarke; Hot Cross Buns Theme and Variations; When the Train Comes Along; Oats, Peas, Beans Jig Waterloo Music / Brasstown Press SR SR and piano
1990 Sing We Noel / On Christmas Night Augsburg Fortress 2-part Treble Choir with Orff ensemble and optional 2 recorders
1990 Suite in C – Intrada, By the River, Badinerie, Gigue Brasstown Press Alto Recorder and Piano
1991 Mountain Carol Choristers Guild Choir with Orff ensemble
1991 Picardy (arr. IMC) and Star Song Augsburg Fortress Handbells 2 octaves
1995 Carley Recorder Series: Á La Claire Fontaine – Theme with Six Variations; Waterloo Soprano Recorder and Piano
1995 Carley Recorder Series: Silly Suite – Songs from Nova Scotia: Paddy Backwards, Old King Coul, The Quaker’s Courtship, The Crocodile (arr. IMC) Waterloo Soprano Recorder and Piano
1995 Carley Recorder Series: Suite Québecoise – Ah, Si Mon Moine Voulait Danser; The Huron Carol; A Saint Malo; En Roulant, Ma Boule Roulant (arr. IMC) Waterloo Soprano Recorder and Piano
1995 Carley Recorder Series: Simple Suite – March, Scherzo, Quiet Song, Dance Rondo Waterloo Soprano Recorder and Piano
1995 Carley Recorder Series: C’est La Belle Françoise – Theme with Five Variations Waterloo Soprano Recorder and Piano
2000 Renaissance Dances for Dancers Young and Old (with CD) Warner Bros. Publications Piano, Recorder and Orff Ensemble, Dancers
2000 Medieval and Renaissance Dances for Recorders, Dancers and Hand Drums Memphis Musicraft Publications Recorders, Hand Drums, Dancers
2011 Recorder Improvisation and Technique Book One Fourth Edition – Beginning with the Soprano Recorder Brasstown Press Recorders, Orff Ensemble
2011 Recorder Improvisation and Technique Book Two Third Edition – Intermediate for Alto and Soprano Recorder Brasstown Press Recorders, Orff Ensemble
2011 Recorder Improvisation and Technique Book Three Second Edition – Advanced – Composing, Arranging, Analysis Brasstown Press Recorders, Orff Ensemble
2013 My Song Primer Third Edition • 13 Songs & Lessons from So-Mi to Pentatonic Brasstown Press Voices, Percussion and Orff instruments
2013 My Recorder Primer Third Edition • 35 Songs in 6 Lessons, D-E-G-A Brasstown Press Soprano Recorder and Orff instruments
2013 My Recorder Reader 1 Fourth Edition • 41 Songs in G Pentatonic Brasstown Press Soprano Recorder and Orff instruments
2013 My Recorder Reader 2 Fourth Edition • 47 Songs in C and F Pentatonics Brasstown Press Soprano Recorder and Orff instruments
2013 My Recorder Reader 3 Fourth Edition • 44 Songs from Pentatonic to Diatonic Brasstown Press Soprano Recorder and Orff instruments

VIDEO

     
1990 Video: Speech Play – The Magic of Words (1 hr 21 min) American Orff-Schulwerk Association AOSA National Conference, Denver, CO November 1990
1990 Video: Speech Play – from Speech to Song (1 hr 8 min) American Orff-Schulwerk Association AOSA National Conference, Denver, CO November 1990
1990 Video: Speech Play – Storytelling Plus (1 hr 30 min) American Orff-Schulwerk Association AOSA National Conference, Denver, CO November 1990

RECORDED MUSIC

2000 Music CD: The Carley Consort • Volume I – Christmas Chenille Records Live recordings, 1968, 1969, 1972
2001 Music CD: The Carley Consort • Volume II – In Performance Chenille Records Live recordings, 1969, 1972

ARTICLES & ESSAYS

   
1969 Editorial (The Atmosphere in the Classroom), The Orff Echo Vol 1 No 2 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1969 Editorial (Music with a Difference), The Orff Echo Vol 1 No 3 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1969 Supplementary Instruments I: Strings, The Orff Echo Vol 1 No 3 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1969 Editorial (On Creativity), The Orff Echo Vol 2 No 1 (published as Vol 1 No 4) American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1971 On Being Simple-Minded, The Orff Echo Vol 3 No 3 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1973 Editorial (The Central Role of Music in Education, The Orff Echo Vol 6 No 1 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1974 The Use of the Recorder in the Orff Approach, The Orff Echo Vol 6 No 2 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1975 The Use of Improvisation in Recorder Teaching, The Orff Echo Vol 7 No 2 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1975 Orff Is the Answer, The Orff Echo Vol 7 No 3 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1975 Orff in Church, Association of Disciple Musicians Newsletter (reprinted in The Orff Echo Vol 8 No 2) Association of Disciple Musicians
1975 That Lovely Two-Headed Betsy Higginbottam, The Orff Echo Vol 8 No 1 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1977 The Next Ten Years, The Orff Echo Vol 9 No 3 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1977 Orff Re-Echoes Book I, (Editor) American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1978 Concerning Rabbits, The Orff Echo Vol 10 No 3 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1978 About Improvisation, Music for Children Orff-Schulwerk American Edition Book 3 (reprinted in The Orff Echo Vol 11 No 1) Schott Music Corp
1978 Gunild Keetman: Reminiscences of the Guntherschule (Translator, with Rosemarie Kelischek) American Orff Schulwerk Association
1981 Ersatz Orff, The Orff Echo Vol 13 No 4 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1982 On Teaching Styles, The Orff Echo Vol 14 No 4 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1982 Setting Goals, The Orff Echo Vol 14 No 2 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1982 On Models, The Orff Echo Vol 15 No 1 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1983 On Patterns, The Orff Echo Vol 15 No 3 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1983 Once Is Never Enough, The Orff Echo Vol 15 No 4 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1983 The Realm of the Pentatonic, The Orff Echo Vol 15 No 4 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1983 Where Do We Begin, The Orff Echo Vol 15 No 2 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1984 Interview with Barbara Haselbach (with Jacobeth Postl), The Orff Echo Vol 16 No 4 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1985 Orff Re-Echoes Book II, (Editor) American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1986 Orff-Schulwerk in Taiwan: A Personal Report, The Orff Echo Vol 18 No 2 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1988 On Magic, The Orff Echo Vol 21 No 1 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1990 On Transformations, The Orff Echo Vol 22 No 4 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1991 Tips to Recorder Teachers, The Orff Echo Vol 24 No 1 and Vol 24 No 2 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1992 The Magic Carpet, The Orff Echo Vol 24 No 4 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1994 Hand Drums – Techniques and Repertoire, Orff Canada Ostinato Vol 20 No 2 Orff Canada
1994 The Ostinato in the Classroom: Classic Examples, The Orff Echo Vol 27 No 1 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
1995 The Role of the Recorder in the Orff Approach, American Recorder Magazine, Sep. 1995 American Recorder Society
2000 Early Music in the Schulwerk, The Orff Echo Vol 32 No 2 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
2001 Playing with Our Materials: Speech Play, The Orff Echo Vol 34 No 1 American Orff-Schulwerk Association
2011 Making It Up As You Go • Selected Essays – Writing about Music, Improvisation and Teaching Brasstown Press
2015 Taking the Orff Approach to Heart • Selected Essays (ebook) Brasstown Press