Arirang

This beautiful Korean Folk Song is useful for:

  • Practising 3/4 metre.
  • Preparing and practising the rhythmic element 'tum ti'.
  • Teaching the melodic element 'ma' (flattened 'mi').
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Kodály Analysis:

Arirang Theme: Multicultural Games:
Partner: Form: Irregular Song Type:
Scale: CSP: C - D Age: Lower Secondary - Middle Secondary
Tones: s low l low d finalis r ma s Rhythm: ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: s low l low d ; d r m r d ; d l low s low ; d r ma r ; d s ; d s low d ; s low l low d
Prep: , ma
MC: ma
Prac: , ma

 

Origin: Korean Folk Song
Source: Just Five Plus Two

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