Oh Watch The Stars

This is a beautiful, peaceful song - great to use as a calming song while also keeping hands occupied!

This song can be used to teach:

  • The melodic element 'high do'.
  • The rhythmic element 'triplet'.
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Kodály Analysis:

Oh Watch The Stars Theme: Sky Games: Action
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: do Pentatonic CSP: Age: Middle Primary - Upper Secondary
Tones: d finalis r m s l d high Rhythm: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: d m ; m r d finalis ; d s ; l d high ; d high l s ; l s m d
Prep: , d high
MC: , d high
Prac: , d high

 

Origin: African American Spiritual South Carolina
Source: SingingGamesForChildren.com

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