Little Redbird In The Tree (D Major)

This simple, happy song is great for:

  • Teaching ternary form and the terms 'Fine' and 'D.C. al Fine'.
  • Teaching the rhythmic element 'tim-ka' (dotted quaver, semiquaver / dotted eighth note, sixteenth note).
  • Preparing the melodic element 'ti' (the song also contains 'fa').
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Kodály Analysis:

Little Redbird In The Tree (D Major) Theme: Animals Games:
Partner: Form: Ternary Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: C - D Age: Middle Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: d finalis r m f s l ti d high Rhythm: ; ; ;  
Melodic: d m s l ; l s m ; s f r ; r l ; m d ; s r ; r m d finalis ; d s ; s l ti d high ; d high s ; s ti ; ti l s ; s d
Prep: Ternary,
MC: Ternary,
Prac: Ternary,


Origin: American Folk Song Arr. M. McLatchey
Source: Making Music Your Own

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Little Redbird In The Tree (C Major) A simple, happy song in ternary form.

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