Bound For South Australia (Cut Common Time)

This traditional Australian Folk Song can be used to:

  • Teach heritage.
  • Teach the rhythmic element 'tum ti' (dotted crotchet, quaver)
  • Practise an octave leap ('do' to 'high do').
  • Teach anacrusis.
  • Practise cut common time.
  • Practise extended pentatony with high do and high re.
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Kodály Analysis:

Bound For South Australia (Cut Common Time) Theme: Australian Games:
Partner: Form: Call & Response Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: B - C Age: Middle Primary - Middle Secondary
Tones: d finalis r m s l d high r high Rhythm: ; ;  
Melodic: d m s d high ; d high l s ; s m r d finalis ; d d high ; d high s l ; d high r high d high ; d high m
Prep: , r high
MC: , r high
Prac: , r high


Origin: Australian Folk Song
Source: Middle Years Music Education: Music for the Heart, Body, Spirit and Mind DVD

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Bound For South Australia An Australian Folk Song that can be used to teach 'tum ti' and 'fa'.

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