Shoo Fly (2-4)

This circle dance is great for:

  • Teaching ternary (ABA) form.
  • Teaching the terms 'Fine' and 'D.C. al fine'
  • Preparing and practising the rhythmic element 'tim-ka'.
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Kodály Analysis:

Shoo Fly (2-4) Theme: Minibeasts Games: Circle ; Dance
Partner: Form: Ternary Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: A Age: Middle Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: s low ti low d finalis r m f s Rhythm: ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: m d ; d r m f ; f r ; r ti low ; ti low d r m ; r s ; s f m r d finalis ; d s low ; s low m ; m s low ; r s low ; s low r ; r s ; s f r d
Prep: Ternary,
MC: Ternary
Prac: Ternary,


Origin: Traditional

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Shoo Fly (4-4) A lively circle dance in ternary form.

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