Polly Put The Kettle On

This traditional English nursery rhyme:

  • Has a lovely melody with 2 distinct sections - the 'Polly' section and the 'Suky' section.
  • Is great for play acting - kids love to have their own name inserted in the song!
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Kodály Analysis:

Polly Put The Kettle On Theme: Nursery Rhymes Games:
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: A - B Age: Early Childhood - Lower Primary
Tones: s low l low ti low d finalis r m f s l Rhythm: ; ; ;  
Melodic: s l s ; s f m ; m d ; r m r ; r d ti low ; ti low s low ; s low s ; m l low ; l low ti low d finalis ; d m ; f r ; d f ; f l low ; l low r ; ti low s low ; s low m


Origin: English Nursery Rhyme
Source: Seventy Simple Songs With Ostinati

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