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Bobby Shaftoe
Song Analysis
Grade Level
K - 1
Tonal Center
mi
Scale
Tritonic
Range
P4
Tone Set
m sl
Melodic Motive(s)
s.l.s.m
Melodic Elements
la Preparation
Melodic Context

Rhythmic Element(s)
ta ti-ti Tuning
 
 
Original Starting Pitch
Partwork
Form Analysis
aaaa
Form Type
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti

Source
Locke, Eleanor G., ed. American Folk Songs for Teaching (unpublished collection). Oakland, Calif.: Holy Names College, 1978.

Informant/Performer


State


Region
Widespread

Origin
English

Song Type(s)
Chants and Rhymes


Game Types


Sub-Game Types


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Nature
Love and Courtship


Sub Subject

Alternate Titles

General Comments
Traditional text set to 3 note chant.