Frog Went A-Courting

This funny song is great for:

  • Working with extended do pentatonic scale.
  • Preparing and practising dotted minims (dotted half note / too-oo-oo).
  • Preparing and practising cut common time.
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Kodály Analysis:

Frog Went A-Courting Theme: Humour Games:
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: do Pentatonic CSP: B - C Age: Lower Primary - Upper Primary
Tones: s low l low d finalis r m s l Rhythm: ; ;  
Melodic: s low d ; d m ; m r d l low s low ; s low d finalis ; d m s ; l s m d ; d r d ; m d
Prep: , l low
Prac: , l low


Origin: Folk Song

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