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Here Comes a Bluebird
Song Analysis
la Tuning
s-l
Grade Level
K - 2
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Pentatonic
Range
M6
Tone Set
Drm sl
Melodic Motive(s)
d.m.d.z
m.m.r.r
s.sl.s.m
Melodic Elements
re Tuning
Melodic Context
m-r-d
Rhythmic Element(s)
half note Tuning
 
 
Starting Pitch
G
Partwork
Form Analysis
A(aa)B(bc)
Form Type
Strophic
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
ta-a
rest

Source
Brown, Florence W. and Neva L. Boyd. Old English and American Games for School and Playground. Chicago: Saul Brothers, 1915. 47.

Informant/Performer


State
Illinois

Region
Midwest

Origin

Song Type(s)
Singing Game


Game Types
Circle


Sub-Game Types
Circle/Standing


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Birds


Sub Subject

Alternate Titles
Bluebird

General Comments
Also in Erdei, Peter, 150 American Folk Songs.