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Ickle Ockle
Song Analysis
Grade Level
K - 2
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Tetratonic
Range
M6
Tone Set
D m sl
Melodic Motive(s)
s.l.s.z
s.m.d.z
s.m.s.m
Melodic Elements
do Preparation
Melodic Context
s-m-d
Rhythmic Element(s)
quarter rest Tuning
 
 
Starting Pitch
Partwork
Form Analysis
A(ab)Av(aav)
Form Type
Question-answer
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
rest

Source
Opie, Iona and Peter. Children's Games in Street and Playground. London: Oxford University Press, 1969. 33.

Informant/Performer
13 year old girl, Spennymoor, C., Durham, England

State


Region
Widespread

Origin
English

Song Type(s)


Game Types


Sub-Game Types


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Animals


Sub Subject
Fish

Alternate Titles

General Comments
Traditional counting out rhyme set to 3-note melody.