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Oh, John the Rabbit
Listen Analysis
Song Analysis
Grade Level
PK - 5
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Hexatonic
Range
P8
Tone Set
s,l, Drmfs
Melodic Motive(s)
Melodic Elements
Melodic Context
Rhythmic Element(s)
 
 
Starting Pitch
A
Partwork
Form Analysis
Form Type
Call-response
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
ti
tiri-ti
tim-ri
anacrusis

Source
Library of Congress AFS 2975 A3. Collected by Herbert Halpert.

Informant/Performer
Four girls, Amory, MS, 1939

State
Mississippi

Region
South

Origin
African-American

Song Type(s)
Singing Game


Game Types
Circle


Sub-Game Types
Circle/Ring Play


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Animals


Sub Subject
Rabbit

Alternate Titles
Old John the Rabbit

General Comments
Also on Rinzler, Kate, ed. Old Mother Hippletoe.