Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)

The beautiful Irish folk song is great for:

  • Teaching the rhythmic element 'tie'.
  • Preparing and practising the melodic element 'fa'.
  • Preparing and practising the melodic elements 'ti' and 'low ti'.
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Kodály Analysis:

Londonderry Air (Danny Boy) Theme: Multicultural Games:
Partner: Form: Verse & Chorus Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: B Age: Middle Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: l low ti low d finalis r m f s l ti d high r high m high Rhythm: ; ; ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: ti low d r m ; m l s m ; r d l low ; l low d ; m f s ; s m d m ; r ti low ; m f m ; d s ; s l ti d high ; d high ti l s ; s m r ; r s ; s m high ; m high r high d high ; d high l d high ; d high s ; d l low ti low d finalis
Prep: , f ti ti low
MC:
Prac: , f ti ti low

 

Origin: Irish Arr. M. McLatchey
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