A Boat

A fantastic song for preparing and practising:

  • the rhythmic element 'ti tum'
  • the melodic element 'low fa'.
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Kodály Analysis:

A Boat Theme: Transportation Games:
Partner: Form: Strophic Song Type: 3 Part Canon
Scale: Major CSP: B - D Age: Upper Primary - Middle Secondary
Tones: f low s low l low ti low d finalis r m f s l Rhythm: ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: s m l s ; s f m ; m d ; d f m ; m r d ; d ti low l low s low f low ; f low d ; d s low d finalis
Prep: , f low
Prac: , f low


Origin: John Jenkins (1592-1687).
Source: 150 Rounds for Singing and Teaching Boosey and Hawkes

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