The Deaf Woman's Courtship

This humorous song is fantastic for:

  • teaching the rhythmic element 'tim-ka'.
  • preparing and practising the melodic element 'fa'.
  • practising the intonation of a descending tonic triad.
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Kodály Analysis:

The Deaf Woman's Courtship Theme: Love Games:
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: Pentachord CSP: G - C Age: Upper Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: d finalis r m f s Rhythm: ; ;  
Melodic: s m d ; d s ; d r f ; f m d finalis ; s d ; d r m ; r f m
Prep: , f
Prac: , f


Origin: American Folk Song

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