Fais Dodo

This song is also known as "Go to Sleep".

A fantastic song for many teaching purposes including:

  • Teaching ternary form!
  • Teaching the melodic element 'fa'.
  • Teaching 3/4 metre.
  • Teaching dotted minim (dotted half note).
  • Teaching do-re-mi to older beginners with the first half of the song.
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Kodály Analysis:

Fais Dodo Theme: Multicultural Games:
Partner: Form: Ternary Song Type:
Scale: Pentachord CSP: F - B Age: Middle Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: d finalis r m f s Rhythm: ; ;  
Melodic: m r d ; d r d finalis ; m f s ; s r
Prep: Ternary, ; , f
MC: Ternary, , f
Prac: Ternary, ; , f


Origin: French Lullaby
Source: My Mini Music Books by David Hooper

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Go To Sleep This song is also known as "Fais Do Do"

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