Chicken in the Fencepost

  • This is a favourite double circle game for many students!
  • A fantastic song for teaching the rhythmic element 'tika-tika'.
  • A really useful song for teaching the melodic elements 'low la' and 'low so'.
  • Also known as 'Dance Josey'.
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Kodály Analysis:

Chicken in the Fencepost Theme: Dance Games: Double Circle
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: do Pentatonic CSP: F - G Age: Middle Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: s low l low d finalis r m s l Rhythm: ; ;  
Melodic: d m ; r m s ; r d l low s low ; s low d ; l s m r d finalis
Prep: , l low s low
MC: , l low s low
Prac: , l low s low

 

Origin: American
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