Johnny Works With One Hammer

  • "Johnny Works With One Hammer" is loved by young children as the actions accumulate throughout the song and ends up being a very active song.
  • As all the actions are done on the beat, this song is great for reinforcing beat!
  • Great for preparing 're', if you just use the last line it can be used to Make Conscious 're'.
  • Can also use to Prepare and Practise 'za'.
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Kodály Analysis:

Johnny Works With One Hammer Theme: Occupations Games: Action
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: Tetratonic CSP: C - E Age: Early Childhood - Middle Primary
Tones: d finalis r m s Rhythm: ; ;  
Melodic: d m s ; s m r ; r s ; s m d ; m r d finalis
Prep: , r
Prac: , r


Origin: Traditional

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Johnny Works With One Hammer Colour Beat Sheet A 16 beat song with rest faded out.
Johnny Works With One Hammer (6-8) Use the actions of this energetic song to practise beat!

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