Au Clair De La Lune - with diminution

  • This version can be augmented to practice minims (1/2 notes) and semibreves (whole notes).
  • The first line can be used to teach older beginners drm. Can be also be used for modal transformation for older students.
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Au Clair De La Lune - with diminution Theme: Multicultural Games:
Partner: Form: Ternary Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: F - A Age: Middle Primary - Middle Secondary
Tones: s low l low ti low d finalis r m Rhythm: ; ;  
Melodic: d r m ; d m r d ; r l low ; r d ti low l low s low
Prep: Ternary, , ti low
MC: Ternary, ti low
Prac: Ternary, , ti low


Origin: French Folk Song

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Au Clair De La Lune A great song for teaching ternary form, the rhythmic element too-oo-oo-oo and the melodic element...

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