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This 4 part canon is a beautiful way to begin or finish a concert.

It can also be used for:

  • Singing harmonies in natural minor.
  • Teaching the rhythmic element 'tum ti' (dotted crotchet, quaver / dotted quarter note, eighth note).
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Kodály Analysis:

Welcome Every Guest Theme: Music Games:
Partner: Form: Strophic Song Type: 4 or more Part Canon
Scale: Natural Minor CSP: F - G Age: Lower Secondary - Upper Secondary
Tones: d r m f s l finalis ti d high r high m high f high Rhythm: ; ; ;  
Melodic: l s l m ; f m r ; m d ; d s ; m l ; l ti d high ti l ; s d high ; d high l s ; l m high ; m high r high d high r high m high ; r high f high m high ; l r high ; m high l ; s l ti l finalis


Origin: Knoxville Harmony 1838 Compiled by John B. Jackson
Source: Music In Our Heritage

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