Coulter's Candy

This song was originally a Scottish advertising jingle. While the aniseed flavoured candy didn't stand the test of time, the song did!

It is great for:

  • Teaching the melodic element 'fa'.
  • Teaching the rhythmic element 'tum ti'.
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Kodály Analysis:

Coulter's Candy Theme: Food and Drink Games:
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: Hexachord CSP: C - E Age: Middle Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: d finalis r m f s l Rhythm: ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: d m s l ; s d ; s f m r d ; s m d ; s m r d finalis
Prep: , f
MC: , f
Prac: , f


Origin: Scottish Folk Song
Source: CHORUS: Puffin Colony Song Book

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