A simple action song done in lines.

  • For younger students this has a lovely swinging feel to the beat.

With older students you can use the song to:

  • Teach the rhythmic element 'tim-ka'.
  • Teach melodic sequences.
  • Practise the melodic elements 'la' and 'ti'.
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Kodály Analysis:

Alley-alley-o Theme: Transportation Games: Line
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: E - F Age: Lower Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: s low l low ti low d finalis r m f s l Rhythm: ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: s low d ; s l s f m ; f s f m r ; m f m r d ; d s low ; f l low ; l low ti low d finalis
Prac: , f ti low


Origin: English

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