• "Pourquoi" is also known as "Oh Said the Blackbird".
  • This is a useful song for preparing, teaching and practising "high do".
Kodály Analysis:
Pourquoi Theme: Animals Games:
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: do Pentatonic CSP: G - G Age: Middle Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: d finalis r m s l d high Rhythm: ; ; ;  
Melodic: s m r m s ; l d high l s ; l s d ; m r d finalis
Prep: d high
MC: d high
Prac: d high

Origin: West Virginia
Source: 150 Rounds American Folk Songs to Sing Read and Play Boosey & Hawkes


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Pourquoi (C Major) "Pourquoi" is also known as "Oh Said the Blackbird".

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