• This traditional Caribbean song can be used to learn names!
  • Written in do pentatonic scale, this song is great for teaching the melodic element 're'.
  • This song is also terrific for preparing and practising the rhythmic element 'syncopa'.
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Kodály Analysis:

Dumplins Theme: Multicultural Games: Circle ; Learning Names
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: do Pentatonic CSP: G - B Age: Middle Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: d finalis r m s l Rhythm: ; ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: s l s ; s m r d finalis ; d s
Prep: do Pentatonic, , r
MC: do Pentatonic, r
Prac: do Pentatonic, , r


Origin: Caribbean

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