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Cherry Tree Carol, The #1
Song Analysis
Grade Level
6 - HS
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Pentatonic
Range
M9
Tone Set
s,l, Drm sl
Melodic Motive(s)
Melodic Elements
so, Tuning
Melodic Context
s,-m
Rhythmic Element(s)
tam-ti
 
 
Original Starting Pitch
G
Partwork
Form Analysis
ABB'
Form Type
Strophic
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
ta-a
tam-ti
anacrusis

Source
Sharp, Cecil J., and Maud Karpeles. Eighty English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1968. 33.

Informant/Performer
William Wooton, Hindman, Knott County, KY, 1917

State
Kentucky

Region
Appalachia

Origin
Anglo-American

Song Type(s)
Ballad
Carol


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Subject(s)
Holiday


Sub Subject
Christmas

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