Sur le Pont d'Avignon

This is a great song for:

  • teaching the rhythmic elements 'ta' and 'ti-ti' to older beginners.
  • practising the melodic elements 'fa' and 'ti'.
  • teaching 'Ternary Form' (ABA form)
Loading preview...

Audio Player

Kodály Analysis:

Sur le Pont d'Avignon Theme: Multicultural Games:
Partner: Form: Ternary Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: F Age: Upper Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: s low ti low d finalis r m f s Rhythm: ;  
Melodic: d r m f s ; s d ; ti low d r ; r s low ; s low d ; r ti low d finalis ; d r d
Prep: Ternary, ;
MC: Ternary
Prac: Ternary, ;


Origin: French Folk Song
Source: Exploring Music 3; Holt, Rinehart and Winston

You might also be interested in...

Frere Jacques The English version of this song is 'Are You Sleeping'
Amasee This is a great line dance!
Oh How Sweet A short, simple 4 part canon.

Return to Browse all songs | Search for specific songs