Dear Old Pals (1877)

This song written in 1877 is great for:

  • Working with chromaticism.
  • Working in mixed metre (from 2/4 to 3/8).
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Kodály Analysis:

Dear Old Pals (1877) Theme: Friends Games:
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: CSP: C Age: Middle Secondary - Upper Secondary
Tones: s low l low ti low d finalis r ri m f fi s Rhythm: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: s low d ; d m s ; s f d ; m ri m f ; d f ; r fi m ; ti low s ; s fi m r ; m ti low ; d fi ; m ri m r ; r s ; s s low ; s low m s low ; r l low r ; ti low f ; s ti low d ; m r d finalis
Prep: fi ri
MC: ri
Prac: fi ri


Origin: G.W. Hunt (1877) Arr. M. McLatchey

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