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Step Back Sally

Traditional folk songs arranged for percussion, piano, recorder, guitar, harp, violin, mandolin and voices. An Orff influenced music education resource, to stimulate listening, dancing, moving and creating.

The music on this CD supports the Orff Music and Movement Education program.

The musical arrangements have been developed by Christoph Maubach with the assistance of Nino Tsitsishvili-Jordania and Joseph Jordania.

The accompanying 16 page booklet offers a selection of notational sketches from music recorded on the CD. It also provides some dance descriptions and movement activities which may assist children in their listening, dancing, moving and creating in music.

The attendance of Orff music education workshops is highly recommended for those who wish to use ‘Step Back Sally’ as a resource for music education.

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Christoph Maubach

Christoph Maubach migrated from Germany to Australia in 1979 after completing the 'A' Course at the Orff-Institute in Salzburg. From 1980 onwards he conducted many Orff music education workshops throughout Australia and in other parts of the world.

Audio previews

Track Listing

  1. Step back Sally (Afro-American) (Traditional) 1:42
  2. King of the Fairies (Ireland) (Traditional) 2:59
  3. Rabbit Polka (France) (Traditional) 1:18
  4. Tarantella (Italy/Sicily) (Traditional) 1:02
  5. Setnja (Serbia - former Yugoslavia) (Traditional) 2:36
  6. Oina Oi (Phillipines) (Traditional) :49
  7. Carpet Maker (France) (Traditional) 1:16
  8. Marco Scace (Slovenia) (Traditional) 1:12
  9. Chava (Israel) (Traditional) 2:55
  10. I like the Flowers (England/America) (Traditional) 1:22
  11. Kumm to mi (Germany) (Traditional) 1:52
  12. Sasch (Russia) (Traditional) :50
  13. Hello Dance (Austria) (Traditional) 2:19
  14. Branle de Quercy (France) (Traditional) 2:43
  15. Ramno Velesko (Macedonia) (Traditional) 2:13
  16. Alfred Calypso (Australia) Christoph Maubach 2:20
  17. Le' Or Chiyuchech (Israel) (Traditional) 2:46
  18. Kutschi Uschi (France/Germany) (Traditional) 2:19
  19. Pata Pata (South Africa) (Traditional) 2:11
  20. Fisherman's Dance (North Germany) (Traditional) 2:34


Where to buy

Step Back Sally is available for download from the iTunes Music Store.
It's available for streaming through Apple Music.

Step Back Sally is available as as CD. It can be purchased online through Buywell Music or the Australian Music Centre which both offer secure online ordering.

Move CDs can be ordered through music retailers across Australia including Readings.

Product details

List price
$25.00 AUD
Total playing time
39 minutes 18 seconds
Release date
June 1997
© 1997 Christoph Maubach
℗ 1997 Move Records
Folk music
Catalogue number
MCD 095
Alternate catalogue number
EAN 9314574009521