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Cock Robin
Song Analysis
Grade Level
2 - 5
Tonal Center
la
Scale
Tetratonic
Range
P8
Tone Set
L, drm l
Melodic Motive(s)
d.rm.r.d
l.m.m.d
r.r.r.rd
rm.rd.l,.l,
Melodic Elements
la, Tuning
Melodic Context
m-l,
Rhythmic Element(s)
half note Tuning
 
 
Starting Pitch
B
Partwork
Form Analysis
AAvBC
Form Type
Strophic with refrain
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
ta-a
ta-a-a
rest
anacrusis

Source
Chase, Richard. American Folk Tales and Songs. New York: Dover, 1971.178.

Informant/Performer
Unknown informant, Chapel Hill, NC

State
North Carolina

Region
Appalachia

Origin
Anglo-American

Song Type(s)
Ballad


Game Types


Sub-Game Types


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Death/Afterlife
Birds


Sub Subject

Alternate Titles
Who Killed Cock Robin?

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