The Bell Cow

This is a fantastic song for preparing and practising:

  • the melodic element 'fa'
  • the rhythmic element 'tim-ka'.
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Kodály Analysis:

The Bell Cow Theme: Animals Games:
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: E Age: Upper Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: l low d finalis r m f s l Rhythm: ; ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: d s ; s l s ; s d ; d m s ; s f m ; f r d ; d l low d ; m r d finalis ; d r m ; m d
Prep: , f
Prac: , f


Origin: American Folk Song
Source: 150 American Folk Songs to Sing Read and Play. Boosey and Hawkes.

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