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Hoosen Johnny
Song Analysis
Grade Level
4 - 6
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Pentatonic
Range
M9
Tone Set
s,l, Drm sl
Melodic Motive(s)
Melodic Elements
re
Melodic Context
m-r-d
Rhythmic Element(s)
ri-tim Tuning
 
 
Original Starting Pitch
C
Partwork
Form Analysis
AA'BA'
Form Type
Verse-chorus
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
ta-a
tiri-ti
tim-ri
tai
ri
ri-tim
eighth rest
anacrusis
other

Source
Sandburg, Carl. The American Songbag. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1927. 164-65.

Informant/Performer


State
Illinois

Region
Midwest

Origin

Song Type(s)
_None


Game Types


Sub-Game Types


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Animals


Sub Subject
Bull

Alternate Titles
Little Black Bull, The

General Comments
Text of the original contains dialect. Also in Seeger, Ruth Crawford. Animal Folk Songs for Children.