Hot Mutton Pies

This old English street cry is a 3 part canon!

This song can be used to prepare and practise:

  • compound time
  • the rhythmic element 'tim-ka-ti'
  • the melodic element 'fa'
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Kodály Analysis:

Hot Mutton Pies Theme: Food and Drink Games:
Partner: Form: Strophic Song Type: 3 Part Canon
Scale: Major CSP: A - C Age: Upper Primary - Middle Secondary
Tones: m low s low d finalis r m f s l Rhythm: ; ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: m r d ; d r d ; m f s l ; l s f m ; m f m ; m d ; d s low m low s low d finalis
Prep: , f
Prac: , f


Origin: The Catch Club, 1762
Source: 150 Rounds for Singing and Teaching; Boosey and Hawkes

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