Ring Around the Rosy

  • "Ring Around the Rosey" is a great song for students to experience beat in a 6/8 time signature. Free on Kodaly Downloads!
  • Can be done in a circle or with a partner.
  • Can also be done in 2/4. See 150 American Folk Songs to Sing Read and Play.
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Kodály Analysis:

Ring Around the Rosy Theme: Nursery Rhymes Games: Circle ; Partner
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: Tetratonic CSP: G - B Age: Early Childhood - Lower Primary
Tones: d finalis m s l Rhythm: ; ;  
Melodic: s m l s ; s d finalis
Prep: ; ; , d
MC: d
Prac: d


Source: Public Domain

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Ring Around the Rosy (2-4) A great song for teaching the melodic element 'do'.

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