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All Around the Maypole #1
Listen Analysis
Song Analysis
Grade Level
2 - 4
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Hexatonic
Range
M6
Tone Set
s,l,t,Drm
Melodic Motive(s)
ds,.dr.m.d
r.l,.d.s,
r.t,s,.d.z
Melodic Elements
Melodic Context
Rhythmic Element(s)
 
 
Original Starting Pitch
F
Partwork
Form Analysis
AA'AA'
Form Type
Verse-chorus
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
ta-a
ti
tiri-tiri
tie
eighth rest
other

Source
Library of Congress AFS 88 B2. Collected by John A. Lomax.

Informant/Performer
Eight girls, Kirby Industrial School, Atmore, AL, 1934

State
Alabama

Region
South

Origin
African-American

Song Type(s)
Singing Game


Game Types
Circle


Sub-Game Types
Circle/Ring Play


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Seasons
Holiday


Sub Subject
Spring
May Day

Alternate Titles

General Comments
Listen to recording for subtleties of rhythm and performance that are not indicated in transcription.