Al Citron

This enjoyable circle game works really well for reinforcing a steady beat with older students.

With this song you can prepare and practise the musical elements:

  • 'tum ti'
  • 'low so'
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Kodály Analysis:

Al Citron Theme: Multicultural Games: Circle
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: Tetratonic CSP: A - E Age: Middle Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: s low d finalis r m Rhythm: ; ;  
Melodic: s low d ; d r m ; m r d ; d s low d ; d m d finalis
Prep: , s low
Prac: , s low


Origin: South American (Spanish) Game
Source: Middle Years Music Education: Music for the Heart, Body, Spirit and Mind DVD

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