The Mill Wheel

This simple song can be used to teach:

  • the rhythmic element 'sa'
  • the melodic element 'la'

Suggested game instructions are included - you will need a ball for the game!

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Kodály Analysis:

The Mill Wheel Theme: Occupations Games: Circle
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: Tritonic CSP: D - C Age: Early Childhood - Lower Primary
Tones: m s finalis l Rhythm: ;  
Melodic: s l s finalis ; s m ; m s
Prep: , l
Prac: , l


Source: The Kodály Method. Prentice Hall Inc.

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