Wild Mountain Thyme

This beautiful, pensive Scottish Folk Song is great for:

  • Teaching the melodic element 'fa'.
  • Teaching the rhythmic element 'ti tum' (quaver, dotted crotchet; eighth note, dotted quarter note).
  • Beautiful singing in unison for your class or choir.
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Kodály Analysis:

Wild Mountain Thyme Theme: Seasons Games:
Partner: Form: Verse & Chorus Song Type:
Scale: Hexachord CSP: E - F Age: Upper Primary - Middle Secondary
Tones: s low l low d finalis r m f s l Rhythm: ; ; ;  
Melodic: d l low s low ; s low l low d finalis ; d m s l ; l s m s ; s m r d ; d r m f ; f m r d ; d l low d
Prep: , f
MC: , f
Prac: , f


Origin: Scottish Folk Song Arr. M. McLatchey
Source: https://www.bethsnotesplus.com

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