Pharaoh's Army

This upbeat, catchy song can be used to:

  • Teach the melodic element 'fa'.
  • Teach the rhythmic element 'tim-ka'.
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Kodály Analysis:

Pharaoh's Army Theme: Religious Games:
Partner: Form: Strophic Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: A - B Age: Upper Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: s low l low d finalis r m f Rhythm: ; ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: m f m ; r m r ; m r d finalis ; d r d ; d l low ; l low s low d ; d m d
Prep: , f
MC: , f
Prac: , f


Origin: African American
Source: 150 American Folk Songs to Sing Read and Play. Boosey and Hawkes.

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