Wake Snake

  • This rhythmic improvisation game provides terrific early practise for improvisation.
  • When playing the game, you may like to stipulate a particular rhythm students must use once in their 4 beat improvisation.
  • This song is also great preparation and practise for the rhythmic element 'syncopa'.
  • The melodic elements 'fa' and 'ti' can also be practised with this song.
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Kodály Analysis:

Wake Snake Theme: Improvisation Games: Improvisation
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: A - B Age: Middle Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: s low l low ti low d finalis r m f Rhythm: ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: m d ; m d l low s low ; r f ; f r ti low s low ; m d finalis
Prac: , f ti low


Origin: American

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