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Comanche/Otoe Hand Game Song
Song Analysis m-d
Grade Level
2 - 8
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Bitonic
Range
M3
Tone Set
D m
Melodic Motive(s)
Melodic Elements
so-mi Practice
do Practice
Melodic Context
s-m
Rhythmic Element(s)
ta ti-ti
 
 
Starting Pitch
B
Partwork
Form Analysis
AABB
Form Type
Motivic
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti

Source
Ballard, Louis W. American Indian Music for the Classroom. Canyon Records 4143. C-3004-B2.

Informant/Performer
Louis Ballard

State
Oklahoma

Region
Plains

Origin
American Indian

Song Type(s)
Social


Game Types
Line


Sub-Game Types
Line/Double


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)


Sub Subject

Alternate Titles
Ehkamohda

General Comments
Comanche/Otoe Song begins on mi-do and after several repetitions moves to so-mi.