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Just from the Kitchen
Listen Analysis
Song Analysis
Grade Level
K - 4
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Pentatonic
Range
M6
Tone Set
s,l, Drm
Melodic Motive(s)
Melodic Elements
so, Practice
Melodic Context
l,-s,
Rhythmic Element(s)
 
 
Starting Pitch
Partwork
Form Analysis
ABBBCB
Form Type
Call-response
Rhythm Set
ta
syn-co-pa
tim-ri
anacrusis
other

Source
Library of Congress AFS 349 A2. Collected by Alan Lomax, Zora Neale Hurston and Mary Elizabeth Barnicle.

Informant/Performer
Group of girls, Eatonville, FL, 1935

State
Florida

Region
South

Origin
African-American

Song Type(s)
Singing Game


Game Types
Circle


Sub-Game Types
Circle/Stationary


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Names
Food and Drink


Sub Subject

Alternate Titles
Shoo-li-loo

General Comments
A variant appears in Jones, Bessie and Bess Lomax Hawes. Step it Down. . The "li" in "Shoo-li-loo" is pronounced with a short "I" as in "little."