The Animal Fair (Version 2)

This fun, lilting, up-beat song is great for:

  • Preparing and practising the melodic element 'ti'.
  • Singing in 6/8 metre.
  • Singing an interval of an octave.
  • Working with decrescendo - add a decrescendo at the end as keep singing 'the monk' until fade into silence!
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Kodály Analysis:

The Animal Fair (Version 2) Theme: Animals Games:
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: E Age: Early Childhood - Upper Primary
Tones: d finalis r m s l ti d high Rhythm: ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: m s l ; l m s ; s d high ; d high ti l ; l ti l ; s l ti d high ; d high ; d finalis ; d d high
Prep: ti
MC: ti
Prac: ti


Origin: American Folk Song

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The Animal Fair (Version 1) Play with the use of rests at the end of this fun song!

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