Donkey Riding

This is a great song for:

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

Donkey Riding Theme: Animals Games:
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: C - D Age: Middle Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: d finalis r m f s l d high Rhythm: ; ; ;  
Melodic: d r m ; f r m ; m r d ; r s ; s d finalis ; d l ; l s f ; s m ; d m ; l d high ; d high s ; s f s
Prep: , f
Prac: , f


Origin: Canada
Source: My Mini Music Books by David Hooper

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