Aussie Animals

  • This fun song about Australian animals can be sung as a partner song with 'The Drover's Dream'.
  • A great song for preparing and practising rhythms in 6/8.
  • The melodic elements 'fa' and 'ti' can be practised with this song.
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Kodály Analysis:

Aussie Animals Theme: Australian Games:
Partner: The Drover's Dream Form: Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: A Age: Middle Primary - Middle Secondary
Tones: s low l low ti low d finalis r m f s Rhythm: ; ; ; ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: m d s m ; f m r ; r f m ; m d l low ; l low r ; r m f ; f r ti low ; ti low s ; s f s ; s m d ; d m f ; f r f ; d r m f ; f m f r ; r s ; s ; d ti low r d ; m l low ; l low d r ; r d ti low s low ; s low m ; f r d ; d l low d ; ti low r s
Prep: , f ti low
Prac: , f ti low


Origin: Australia
Source: M. McLatchey

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