Caterpillar

  • This song can be used to teach the rhythmic element 'tika-tika'.
  • Written in the pentatonic scale, the melodic element 're' only occurs within intervals of a step, making this a great song for preparing or practising 're'.
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Kodály Analysis:

Caterpillar Theme: Animals Games:
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: Pentatonic CSP: C - E Age: Lower Primary - Middle Primary
Tones: d finalis r m s l Rhythm: ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: d r m ; m d ; m s ; s m r m ; s l s m ; d m s ; s d ; m r d finalis
Prep: , r
MC:
Prac: , r

 

Origin:
Source: M. McLatchey

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