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A-Working on the Railroad
Listen Analysis
Song Analysis
Grade Level
4 - 7
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Pentachord
Range
P5
Tone Set
Drmfs
Melodic Motive(s)
Melodic Elements
fa
Melodic Context
s-f-m
Rhythmic Element(s)
ta-ti Tuning
 
 
Original Starting Pitch
E
Partwork
Form Analysis
A(ab)B(a3c)
Form Type
Verse-chorus
Rhythm Set
ti-ti-ti
tai
ta-ti

Source
Library of Congress AFS 1637 B2. Collected by Alan Lomax.

Informant/Performer
Ernest Bourne (from Salt Lake City, UT), Washington, D.C., 1938.

State
Utah

Region
West

Origin
Anglo-American

Song Type(s)


Game Types


Sub-Game Types


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Occupations


Sub Subject
Railroad

Alternate Titles
Paddy Works on the Railway

General Comments