• 'Toembai' is a nonsense word.
  • A circular dance can easily be made for this song using a series of easy steps and kicks. Can also practice off-beat clapping.
  • Includes an example of 'sequence' in last line.
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Kodály Analysis:

Toembai Theme: Multicultural Games: Dance
Partner: Form: Strophic Song Type: 3 Part Canon
Scale: Natural Minor CSP: E Age: Middle Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: m low l low finalis ti low d r m f l Rhythm: ; ; ;  
Melodic: l low m low l low ; l low ti low d ; d r d ti low l low ; d r m ; m l m ; f m r f ; m r d m ; ti low d l low finalis
Prac: , f ti low


Origin: Israeli
Source: 150 Rounds Boosey & Hawkes

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