It Ain't Gonna Rain No More

This humorous song can be used for:

  • rehearsing dynamics - hold up dynamic flashcards or point to dynamics written on your board and have students sing with the appropriate amount of noise!!
  • warming up/focusing for the lesson.
  • preparing and practising the rhythmic element 'tum ti'.
  • practising the dominant 7th chord (the third bar has a descending f-r-ti-s passage).
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Kodály Analysis:

It Ain't Gonna Rain No More Theme: Humour Games:
Partner: Form: Verse & Chorus Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: A - B Age: Middle Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: s low l low ti low d finalis r m f Rhythm: ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: m r d ; d s low d ; ti low d r ; f r ti low s low ; s low l low ti low d finalis
Prac: , f ti low


Origin: Traditional

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