Four White Horses

  • This double-partner, clapping game has a very catchy tune!

  • This song is full of groovy syncopation!

  • The melodic element 'low ti' can be practised with this song.

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Kodály Analysis:

Four White Horses Theme: Animals Games: Double Partner ; Clapping
Partner: Form: Call & Response Song Type:
Scale: Hexachord CSP: F - A Age: Upper Primary - Middle Secondary
Tones: s low l low ti low d finalis r m Rhythm: ; ; ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: d m ; m d ; d l low s low ; s low d ; d ti low r d finalis ; r d l low s low
Prac: ti low


Origin: Virgin Islands
Source: Middle Years Music Education: Music for the Heart, Body, Spirit and Mind DVD

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