Fishpole Song

  • This is a terrific song for teaching the melodic elements 'low la' and 'low so'.
  • The rhythmic element too-oo-oo (dotted minim) can also be taught with this song.
  • A great song for practising intonation of the tonic triad (d-m-s).
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Kodály Analysis:

Fishpole Song Theme: Animals Games:
Partner: Form: Call & Response Song Type:
Scale: Tetratonic CSP: F - G Age: Middle Primary
Tones: s low l low d finalis m s Rhythm: ; ; ;  
Melodic: d m d ; d l low s low ; d m s ; s m d finalis
Prep: , l low s low
MC: , l low s low
Prac: , l low s low


Origin: Southern Singing Game
Source: Just Five

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