Sweet Water Rolling

  • "Sweet Water Rolling" has a number of more difficult rhythms in simple time. Late practise for "tika-ti", "ti-tum" and triplet.
  • Containing the melodic elements 'ti' as well as the flattened 7th, "ta" this is a useful song for melodic dictation and sight-singing for older students.
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Kodály Analysis:

Sweet Water Rolling Theme: Nature Games:
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: Mixolydian CSP: C - D Age: Upper Primary - Upper Secondary
Tones: s low l low ta low ti low d finalis r m f s Rhythm: ; ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: s m f m r ; d l low ti low d ; d m ; r ta low ; ta low l low ta low d finalis
Prac: ; ;


Origin: South Carolina

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