Bubbling and Splashing

This lovely 3 part canon is great for practising:

  • 3/4 time
  • the rhythmic element 'tum ti'.
  • the Major scale
  • the melodic elements 'ti', 'fa' and 'high fa'
  • Modal transformation
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Kodály Analysis:

Bubbling and Splashing Theme: Nature Games:
Partner: Form: Strophic Song Type: 3 Part Canon
Scale: Major CSP: A - B Age: Lower Secondary - Middle Secondary
Tones: d r m f s l ti d high finalis r high m high f high Rhythm: ; ; ;  
Melodic: d high ti l s f m ; f m r d ; d s ; s f s ; s d ; s l ti s ; s d high ; d high ti d high ; d high ti l s ; m d high ; d high r high ti d high finalis
Prac: , f f high ti


Origin: Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Source: Favourite Rounds and Canons The Australian Boys’ Choral Institute

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