Do-Re-Mi (Maria And The Children)



Let's start at the very beginningA very good place to startWhen you read you begin with A-B-CWhen you sing you begin with do-re-mi
Do-re-mi, do-re-miThe first three notes just happen to beDo-re-mi, do-re-mi
Maria:Do-re-mi-fa-so-la-tispoken Let's see if I can make it easy
Doe, a deer, a female deerRay, a drop of golden sunMe, a name I call myselfFar, a long, long way to runSew, a needle pulling threadLa, a note to follow SewTea, a drink with jam and breadThat will bring us back to Do (oh-oh-oh)
Maria and Children:(Repeat above verse twice)
Maria:Do-re-mi-fa-so-la-ti-doSo-do!
Maria:(spoken)Now children, do-re-mi-fa-so and so onare only the tools we use to build a song.Once you have these notes in your heads, you can sing a million different tunes by mixing them up.Like this.
So Do La Fa Mi Do Respoken Can you do that?Children:So Do La Fa Mi Do ReMaria:So Do La Ti Do Re DoChildren:So Do La Ti Do Re DoMaria:spoken Now, put it all together.
Maria and Children:So Do La Fa Mi Do Re, So Do La Ti Do Re DoMaria:spoken Good!Brigitta:spoken But it doesn't mean anything.Maria:spoken So we put in words. One word for every note. Like this.
When you know the notes to singYou can sing most anythingspoken Together!
Maria and Children:When you know the notes to singYou can sing most anything
Doe, a deer, a female deerRay, a drop of golden sunMe, a name I call myselfFar, a long, long way to runSew, a needle pulling threadLa, a note to follow SewTea, a drink with jam and breadThat will bring us back to Do
Do Re Mi Fa So La Ti DoDo Ti La So Fa Mi Re
Children:Do Mi MiMi So SoRe Fa FaLa Ti Ti(Repeat above verse 4x as Maria sings)
Maria:When you know the notes to singYou can sing most anything
Maria and Children:Doe, a deer, a female deerRay, a drop of golden sunMe, a name I call myselfFar, a long, long way to runSew, a needle pulling threadLa, a note to follow SewTea, a drink with jam and breadThat will bring us back to
Maria:Children:
Do . . . So Do Re . . . La Fa Mi . . . Mi Do Fa . . . Re So . . . So Do La . . . La Fa Ti . . . La So Fa Mi Re Ti Do - oh - oh Ti Do -- So Do

The Lonely Goatherd
Maria:High on a hill was a lonely goatherdLay ee odl lay ee odl lay hee hooLoud was the voice of the lonely goatherdLay ee odl lay ee odl-oo
Folks in a town that was quite remote heardLay ee odl lay ee odl lay hee hooLusty and clear from the goatherd's throat heardLay ee odl lay ee odl-oo
the Children:O ho lay dee odl lee o, o ho lay dee odl ayO ho lay dee odl lee o, lay dee odl lee o lay
Maria:A prince on the bridge of a castle moat heardLay ee odl lay ee odl lay hee hooKurt:Men on a road with a load to tote heardLay ee odl lay ee odl-oo
the Children:Men in the midst of a table d'hote heardLay ee odl lay ee odl lay hee hooMaria:Men drinking beer with the foam afloat heardLay ee odl lay ee odl-oo
One little girl in a pale pink coat heardLay ee odl lay ee odl lay hee hooBrigitta:She yodeled back to the lonely goatherdLay ee odl lay ee odl-oo
Maria:Soon her Mama with a gleaming gloat heardLay ee odl lay ee odl lay hee hooWhat a duet for a girl and goatherdMaria and the Children:Lay ee odl lay ee odl-oo
Maria and the Children:Ummm (ummm) . . . Odl lay ee (odl lay ee)Odl lay hee hee (odl lay hee hee)Odl lay ee . . .. . . yodeling . . .
Child:One little girl in a pale pink coat heardMaria:Lay ee odl lay ee odl lay hoo hooChild:She yodeled back to the lonely goatherdMaria:Lay ee odl lay ee odl-oo
Maria:Soon her Mama with a gleaming gloat heardLay ee odl lay ee odl lay hmm hmmWhat a duet for a girl and goatherdLay ee odl lay ee odl-oo
Maria and the Children:Happy are they lay dee olay dee lee o . . .. . . yodeling . . .Soon the duet will become a trioMaria:Lay ee odl lay ee odl-oo
Maria and the Children:Odl lay ee, old lay eeOdl lay hee hee, odl lay eeOdl lay odl lay, odl lay odl lee, odl lay odl leeOdl lay odl lay odl lay
the Children:HOO!