Child friendly notation and tablatures of the popular nursery rhyme Happy Birthday To You in the key of G-major.

Recommended for: Year 4-6 | 3rd- 5th Grade | age 8-11.

Recorder: slightly challenging
Ocarina: moderate
Guitar/ukulele: moderate
Harmonica: challenging

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TABS4PRIMARY.EDUCATION provides ready music resources to be used by class music teachers, band leaders or guitar and ukulele peripatetics.

Included tabs:
- recorder
- ocarina
- guitar
- ukulele
- 10-hole diatonic harmonica (blues harp)
- bass guitar

Percussion (drums) ostinato part included.

Also included
- lead sheet: basic melody, chords and lyrics
- lyrics/chords only

- colour-coded notes
- names of notes written in note heads
- guitar and ukulele chord diagrams
- chords written above every bar
- numbered notes
- all notation printed with white space on the left side, for punch-holes

No key-signatures used; instead, each sharp/flat note written separately, where applicable.

Formatted in large font and beautiful printer-friendly PDF files.

This resource is compatible with the National curriculum in England:
- play tuned and untuned instruments musically (KS1)
- play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression (KS2)
- use and understand staff and other musical notations (KS2)

Please get in touch if you need a particular tablature in another key our have a suggestion for a tune.


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  • Happy_Birthday-G-drums-bass.pdf
  • Happy_Birthday-G-guitar.pdf
  • Happy_Birthday-G-harmonica.pdf
  • Happy_Birthday-G-lead_sheet.pdf
  • Happy_Birthday-G-lyrics-chords.pdf
  • Happy_Birthday-G-ocarina.pdf
  • Happy_Birthday-G-recorder.pdf
  • Happy_Birthday-G-ukulele.pdf
  • Teacher's_Guide-General.pdf

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Created: May 21, 2016

Updated: Mar 23, 2017


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