My Ship Sailed From China

  • This is a fantastic singing game for helping students use up some of their excess energy!
  • A great song for teaching the melodic element 'fi' (sharpened fa).
  • A useful song for practising the rhythmic element 'too' in 3/4 time.
  • Students enjoy making up new verses and actions.
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Kodály Analysis:

My Ship Sailed From China Theme: Transportation Games: Action ; Improvisation
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: CSP: F - G Age: Middle Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: d finalis r m f fi s l ti d high r high Rhythm: ; ;  
Melodic: s m f s ; m s d high ; d high ti l s ; s r ; r m f ; f l ; l s fi s ; d high r high d high ; d high l s ; f m r d ; d m d finalis
Prep: fi
MC: fi
Prac: fi



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