Stooping On The Window (Melodic Dictation)

‘Stooping On The Window (Melodic Dictation)’ worksheet begins with exercises to prepare students for dictating the melody of the song.

STEP 1: Answer questions while listening to the song. (If you have students who struggle with dictation, these questions may help. By giving students specific elements to listen for, the dictation becomes more achievable.)

STEP 2: Students are directed to fill in the missing solfa to help focus on selected intervals from the song before needing to write notes on the staff in step 3. (After hearing the melody, students can fill out the tone set individually, as a class, or you can tell them the notes.)

STEP 3: Fill in the missing notes on the staff. (Selected notes are included to assist students in writing the melody).

  • Answers are provided.

  • This is a useful worksheet for practising the melodic element ‘low la’.

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Kodály Analysis:

Stooping On The Window (Melodic Dictation) Theme: Games: Circle ; Line
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: la Pentatonic CSP: E - G Age: Upper Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: l low d r m s Rhythm: ; ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: d m s ; s d ; d l low d ; l low d r l low ; d l low finalis
Prac: la Pentatonic, l low



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