Ding Dong Merrily On High

This traditional Christmas Carol is terrific for:

  • Teaching melodic sequence (bars 9-13).
  • Teaching the rhythmic element 'tum ti'.
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Kodály Analysis:

Ding Dong Merrily On High Theme: Christmas Games:
Partner: Form: Verse & Chorus Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: F - G Age: Upper Primary - Middle Secondary
Tones: s low l low ti low d finalis r m f s Rhythm: ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: r d ti low l low s low ; s low l low d ; d ti low d finalis ; d s ; s f m f s m ; f m r m f r ; m r d r m d ; r d ti low d r ti low ; d ti low l low ti low d l low


Origin: Traditional
Source: SING 1984

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Ding Dong Merrily On High - F Major This Christmas Carol is best known for it's 'Gloria' section.

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