Thanksgiving Round

This easy 3 part canon is great for:

  • Working in 6/8 metre.
  • Working with the 3 most common compound time rhythms: ti-ti-ti (quavers / eighth notes); ta ti (crotchet, quaver / quarter note, eighth note); tum (dotted crotchet / dotted quarter note).
  • The harmonic structure is tonic and dominant chords - with a dominant 7th.
  • Teaching about passing notes.
  • Singing in 3 part harmony.
  • Singing around Thanksgiving - or any time of year!
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Kodály Analysis:

Thanksgiving Round Theme: Thanksgiving Games:
Partner: Form: Strophic Song Type: 3 Part Canon
Scale: Major CSP: C Age: Middle Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: s low ti low d finalis r m f s Rhythm: ; ;  
Melodic: s low d s low ; s low d finalis ; d ti low d ; d r m finalis ; m m ti low ; ti low m r m ; r m f s finalis ; s m r
Prep: ; ;
Prac: ; ;


Origin: Composer Unknown

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