Dr Knicker Bocker

  • Children love accumulative songs - here is a great one!
  • With a groovy melody and catchy rhythm, this one is a favourite with many students.
  • Use this song to practise the beat.
  • This song can be used to prepare and practise the rhythmic element 'tim-ka'.
  • Can also be used to prepare or practise the melodic element 'ri' - sharpened 're'.
  • Can be used to teach augmented 2nd. (G-A#)
  • For young students this can be a great counting song.
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Kodály Analysis:

Dr Knicker Bocker Theme: Body Games: Action
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: CSP: F - A Age: Early Childhood - Lower Secondary
Tones: s low l low d finalis r ma m Rhythm: ; ; ;  
Melodic: d r m ; m d ; d l low s low ; s low d finalis ; d ma ; ma m
Prep: , ma
Prac: , ma



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