Hickory Dickory Dock

  • "Hickory Dickory Dock" is a great song for students to experience beat in a 6/8 time signature.
  • Actions can be made up to fit the words.
  • After "the clock struck one", during the pause, students can sing a sound like a clock striking. The song can be repeated replacing "one" with other numbers up to twelve.
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Kodály Analysis:

Hickory Dickory Dock Theme: Animals Games: Action
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: E Age: Early Childhood - Middle Primary
Tones: d finalis r m f s l ti d high Rhythm: ; ; ;  
Melodic: m f s l ti d high ; d high m ; m s ; d high s d high ; d high ti l s ; l s f m r d finalis
Prep: ; ; ;



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