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Gray Goose, The
Listen Analysis
Song Analysis
Grade Level
5 - 8
Tonal Center
la
Scale
Blues
Range
m10
Tone Set
m, s,si,L,t,drm s
Melodic Motive(s)
Melodic Elements
si, Tuning
Melodic Context
m,-si,
Rhythmic Element(s)
 
 
Starting Pitch
Ab
Partwork
2-part song - 
Form Analysis
AB
Form Type
Call-response
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
ti
tie
eighth rest
anacrusis

Source
Library of Congress AFS 182 A. Collected by John A. Lomax.

Informant/Performer
Washington "Lightnin'" and group, Sandy Point,TX, 1933

State
Texas

Region
South

Origin
African-American

Song Type(s)
Ballad


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Sub-Game Types


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Birds


Sub Subject

Alternate Titles

General Comments
3rd degree of scale is often inflected upwards. Also on Rinzler, Kate, ed. Old Mother Hippletoe. .