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Golden Ring Around the Susan Girl
Listen Analysis
Song Analysis
Grade Level
4 - 8
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Mixolydian
Range
M9
Tone Set
s,l,ta,Drm sl
Melodic Motive(s)
Melodic Elements
so, Tuning
ta, Tuning
Melodic Context
s,-l,
d-ta,
Rhythmic Element(s)
tiri-tiri Tuning
tim-ri Tuning
 
 
Starting Pitch
C
Partwork
Form Analysis
A(aa')A'(ab)B(cc')B'(cd)
Form Type
Verse-chorus
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
ti-tiri
tiri-tiri
tim-ri
anacrusis

Source
Childhood Songs. Greenhays Recordings, GR90723, 1991.

Informant/Performer
Jean Ritchie, Viper, KY, 1991

State
Virginia

Region
Appalachia

Origin
Anglo-American

Song Type(s)
Play-Party


Game Types
Circle


Sub-Game Types


Sub-Game Types

Figures
Do-si-do
Swing
Grand Right-Left
Promenade


Subject(s)


Sub Subject

Alternate Titles

General Comments