Hushabye

  • This beautiful lullaby is terrific for preparing and practising the natural minor scale.
  • The rhythm 'tum ti' can also be prepared and practised with this song.
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Kodály Analysis:

Hushabye Theme: Lullabies Games:
Partner: Form: Ternary Song Type:
Scale: Natural Minor CSP: C - D Age: Upper Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: s low l low finalis ti low d r m f s Rhythm: ; ;  
Melodic: l low m ; m r d ; r s ; s f m r d ti low l low finalis ; l low s low l low ; l low d m s ; s m
Prep: Natural Minor,
Prac: Natural Minor,

 
Origin: African American
Source: 150 American Folk Songs to Sing Read and Play. Boosey and Hawkes.

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