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Orff Orchestrations for Elementary Music Students | Free Sheet Music

The Orff approach is all about getting students actively involved in the music-making process. If you aren’t familiar with it, follow this link to a summary of the Orff-Schulwerk Process.

If you are using Orff orchestrations, you know you can never have too much music or too many ideas. The free Orff orchestrations below are all instantly printable and both lyrics and an option to listen to the piece. Some include activity ideas, too.

Print Easy Orff Orchestration Sheet Music

Shake Those ‘Simmons Down | Orff Orchestration


Little Tommy Tiddlemouse  | Free Orff Orchestration


Tommy Snooks | Free Orff Orchestration


Easy Orff Orchestration Sheet Music

Engine Engine No. 9 | Free Orff Orchestration
I’m as Free a Little Bird | Free Orff Orchestration
Oh, Susanna | Free Orff Orchestration
Song of the Bluebird | Free Orff Orchestration
Tideo | Free Orff Orchestration
The Wee Little Scare | Free Orff Orchestration

Intermediate Orff Orchestration with Free Music Lesson Plan

Run from the Farmer | Free Orff Orchestration
Run from the Farmer | Free Lesson Plan


Free Intermediate Orff Orchestration with Activity Idea

Sourwood Mountain | Free Orff Orchestration


Intermediate Orff Orchestration Sheet Music

A Cat Came Fiddlin’ | Free Orff Orchestration
Jack Be Nimble | Free Orff Orchestration
Oh, Susanna | Free Orff Orchestration (Extended Version)
O, The Train’s Off the Track | Free Orff Orchestration
Sakura, Sakura | Free Orff Orchestration

Get students out of their seats and into the action with free Orff sheet music and classroom activities.


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