The Seven Steps

  • Children love the way a new action is added to this song at the end of each verse.
  • This song can be used to prepare and practise the melodic element 'fa'.
  • There is a melodic sequence in the first two phrases of the song.
  • The rhythmic element 'tim-ka' can be prepared and practised with this song.
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Kodály Analysis:

The Seven Steps Theme: Dance Games: Circle
Partner: Form: Strophic Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: E - G Age: Lower Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: s low d finalis r m f s l Rhythm: ; ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: d r m ; m r d ; d m ; m f s ; s f m ; m s ; m l m ; f r ; r m f ; f r s ; s r ; r f m ; m s low ; s low d finalis
Prep: , f
Prac: , f



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