• "Shenandoah" is a great song for teaching Mixed Metre.
  • Useful for late practise of the rhythmic elements "tum ti" and "ti tum" (dotted crotchet quaver; quaver dotted crotchet".
  • Can use to prepare and practise melodic elements "fa" and "ti".
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Kodály Analysis:

Shenandoah Theme: Nature Games:
Partner: Form: Strophic Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: A - C Age: Upper Primary - Upper Secondary
Tones: s low d finalis r m f s l ti d high Rhythm: ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: s low d ; d r m f l s ; s d high ti l s ; l s m s ; l m ; m r d ; m d ; d m l s ; s d ; d r d finalis
Prep: , f ti
Prac: ; , f ti


Origin: Virginia

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