Good Morning To You

This engaging greeting song is great for:

  • Preparing and practising 3/4 metre.
  • Preparing and practising the melodic element 'fa'.
  • Teaching anacrusis.
  • Teaching the rhythmic element 'too' (minim / half note).
  • Singing an ascending Major arpeggio (d-m-s-d')
  • Singing and discovering a descending octave.
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Kodály Analysis:

Good Morning To You Theme: Greeting/Farewell Games:
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: Hexachord CSP: C Age: Early Childhood - Middle Primary
Tones: d finalis r m f s l d high Rhythm: ;  
Melodic: d m s d high ; d high d ; d high s ; s f r ; m d ; d s ; d high l ; f r d finalis
Prep: f
Prac: f


Origin: Abbie Farwell Brown (1871-1927) Ernst Richter (1808-1879)

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