With this song you can:

  • Use different movements or instruments for the middle phrase to demonstrate the form.
  • Teaching the rhythmic element too-oo-oo (dotted minim / dotted half note)
  • Prepare the melodic element 'fa'.
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Kodály Analysis:

Cuckoo Theme: Animals Games: Improvisation ; Word Improvisation
Partner: Form: Ternary Song Type:
Scale: Pentachord CSP: A - D Age: Lower Primary - Middle Primary
Tones: d finalis r m f s Rhythm: ; ; ;  
Melodic: s m ; f m r d finalis ; r m f r ; m f s m
Prep: , f


Origin: German Arr. M. McLatchey

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