Take Me Out To The Ball Game

 
Take Me Out To The Ball Game
 

While this song is often sung at baseball games, it's also useful for:

  • Teaching 3/4 metre.
  • Teaching the melodic element 'si' (sharpened so).
  • Teaching the melodic element 'fi' (sharpened fa).
  • Teaching the rhythmic element 'too-oo-oo' (dotted minim/ dotted half note).
  • Teaching the rhythmic element 'tie'.
Kodály Analysis:
Take Me Out To The Ball Game Theme: American Games:
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: CSP: B - C Age: Upper Primary - Middle Secondary
Tones: d r m f fi s si l ti d high finalis r high Rhythm: ; ; ;  
Melodic: d d high ; d high l s ; s r ; l si l ; m f s l ; l f r ; l ti d high r high ; r high ti l s ; d r m f s l ; d high ti l s ; s fi s ; l ti d high finalis
Prep: ; , fi si
MC: ; , fi si
Prac: ; , fi si

 
Origin: Traditional American
Source:

Take Me Out To The Ball Game

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