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Song for Grinding Acorns
Listen Analysis
Song Analysis
Grade Level
4 - 6
Tonal Center
so
Scale
Tetratonic
Range
P5
Tone Set
S,l, dr
Melodic Motive(s)
Melodic Elements
so, Tuning
Melodic Context
l,-s,
Rhythmic Element(s)
 
 
Original Starting Pitch
A
Partwork
Form Analysis
AAv
Form Type
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
ti
tie
rest
eighth rest
other

Source
Pietroforte, Alfred. Yokuts and Paiute Songs and Culture. Happy Camp, Calif.: Naturegraph Publishers, 2006. 51

Informant/Performer
Josie Atwell, Lemoore, CA, July 5, 1959

State
California

Region
West

Origin
Native American

Song Type(s)
Work Song


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Subject(s)


Sub Subject

Alternate Titles
Acorn Grinding Song

General Comments
Informant from Wechihit tribe, central California. Also in Locke, Eleanor G. Sail Away