Fire In The Galley

  • Reinforce beat by hauling on ropes, passing buckets, tipping buckets of water on the fire (one per bar).
  • Use "Fire!, Fire!" as ostinato.
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Kodály Analysis:

Fire In The Galley Theme: Sea Shanty Games:
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type: Song + Ostinato
Scale: Hexachord CSP: A - C Age: Lower Primary - Middle Primary
Tones: d finalis r m f s l Rhythm: ; ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: s l s ; s m r ; m d ; d r m r d ; d f ; f s l ; f m r d finalis ; d s
Prep: f


Origin: English Traditional
Source: Catch A Song

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