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Floating Down the River
Song Analysis
Grade Level
3 - 6
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Pentatonic
Range
P8
Tone Set
s,l, Drm s
Melodic Motive(s)
Melodic Elements
so, Tuning
Melodic Context
l,-s,
Rhythmic Element(s)
ti-tiri Practice
 
 
Starting Pitch
B
Partwork
Form Analysis
ABCC'
Form Type
Verse-chorus
Rhythm Set
ti-ti
ti
ti-tiri
tiri-tiri
tim-ri
tai
ta-ti
rest
eighth rest
anacrusis
other

Source
Andrews, Frances M. et al. Sing Together Children. Delaware, Ohio: World Around Songs, (n.d.). 23.

Informant/Performer


State
Tennessee

Region
South

Origin

Song Type(s)
Singing Game


Game Types
Circle


Sub-Game Types
Circle/Moving


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)


Sub Subject

Alternate Titles
Jump Josie

General Comments
Note values of verse have been halved from original.