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A bi bo  Italy
A Be Bow (Counting Out Rhyme)
Aulì ulè  Italy
Aulì ulè (Counting-out Rhyme)
Clap Your Hands (Fingerplay)
Bobo the Scale (Nursery Rhyme)
Goat, Little Goat (Nursery Rhyme)
One Hundred and Fifty (Counting-out Rhyme)
There Once Was a King (Nursery Rhyme)
Chimney, Chimney (Nursery rhyme)
Cincirinella  Italy
The Thumb Says (Finger Play)
Go to Sleep, Go to Sleepy (Lullaby)  MP3 Midi  
Farfallina  Italy
Ambarabai ciccì coccò (Nonsense Rhyme)  
Fra' Martino  Italy
Frère Jacques   MP3  
Baby Jesus (A Carol)  
The Child's Horse (Lap Rhyme)
La Befana, Frizzy, Frizzy (La Befana Song) MP3
The Befana Comes at Night (Befana Rhyme) MP3  
The Pretty Washerwoman (Children's Game Song)  
La gallina  Italy
The Hen   Midi  
La luna  Italy
The Moon (Counting-out Rhyme)
Le ciotoline  Italy
Firefly, Firefly (Nursery Rhyme)
Mom, Give Me A Hundred Pounds (Traditional song)  Midi  
Maramao  Italy
Maramao (Nursery Rhyme)
Maria lavava  Italy
Milan Turin (Counting-out Song)
Brother Simon's Lullaby (Lullaby)  MP3
Infant Jesus' Lullaby (Lullaby)  MP3 Midi
Lullaby, Lullaby, ooh (Lullaby)  Midi
Oh, What a Fine Castle (Circle Game Song)  
Peppina, Get a Comb (Tongue Twister)
Plaza, Pretty Plaza (Finger Play)
Santa Lucia  Italy
Santa Lucia (Santa Lucia Song) MP3 Midi  
Chair, Little Chair (Lap Rhyme)  
Seta moneta  Italy
Silk Money (Lullaby)  
Silk Money (Counting-out Rhyme)
Under the Malacca Bridge (Counting-out Song)  
Staccia Minaccia (Lap Rhyme)
Star, Little Star (Lullaby)  Midi  
Tacci and Taccin (Nursery Rhyme)
A Lot of Wishes for You (Birthday Song)
Mousie, Mousey Zum Ba Ba (Handclapping Rhyme)  
Thirty Days Has November (Nursery Rhyme)
Trot, Trot Horsey (Lap Rhyme)  
Trucci Trucci Cavallucci (Nursery Rhyme)
You Come Down from the Stars (A Carol)  MP3 Midi
A Piece of Pizza (Tongue Twister)
Gentle Wind (Round)  
 
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