With Laughter and Singing

This song can be sung with "COFFEE Canon" and/or with "All Things Shall Perish'".

This song is great for:

  • Singing in 3 part canon.
  • Singing with other canons.
  • Working in 6/8 metre.
  • Working with semiquavers (sixteenth notes) in compound time.
  • Practising the Major scale.
  • Teaching the rhythmic element 'ti-tika-tika' (quaver, followed by 4 semiquavers / eighth note followed by 4 sixteenth notes.)
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Kodály Analysis:

With Laughter and Singing Theme: Seasons Games:
Partner: COFFEE Canon Form: Strophic Song Type: 3 Part Canon
Scale: Major CSP: A - C Age: Upper Primary - Middle Secondary
Tones: s low ti low d finalis r m f s l ti d high Rhythm: ; ; ; ;  
Prep: , ti ti low
Prac: Major, , f ti ti low


Origin: Public Domain
Source: 150 Rounds Boosey & Hawkes

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