The Young Man Who Wouldn't Hoe Corn

  • This song sounds like it is in a Major key for the first half of the song, however, it ends in a minor key.

  • A great song for practising the melodic elements 'low la' and 'low so'.

  • Modulation could be taught with this song.

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Kodály Analysis:

The Young Man Who Wouldn't Hoe Corn Theme: Occupations Games:
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: la Pentatonic CSP: C - D Age: Upper Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: s low l low finalis d r m s Rhythm: ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: s low d ; d s low ; d l low s low ; d r m ; m s m ; r m l low ; l low m ; m r d l low s low ; l low s low l low finalis
Prac: , l low


Origin: Frontier Ballad
Source: The Kodály Method. Prentice Hall Inc.

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