The Muffin Man

This Traditional English Nursery Rhyme is great for:

  • Teaching the rhythmic element 'tum ti'
  • Preparing and practising the melodic element 'low ti'.
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Kodály Analysis:

The Muffin Man Theme: Food and Drink Games:
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: C - E Age: Early Childhood - Middle Primary
Tones: s low l low ti low d finalis r m Rhythm: ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: s low d finalis ; d r m ; m d ; d ti low l low ; l low r ; r d ti low ; ti low s low ; r s low
Prep: , ti low
Prac: , ti low


Origin: Traditional English Nursery Rhyme

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The Muffin Man (2-4) A catchy English nursery rhyme.

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