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Chase the Squirrel #2
Song Analysis
Grade Level
K - 2
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Tetratonic
Range
P5
Tone Set
Drm s
Melodic Motive(s)
d.r.d.z
d.r.m.r
d.r.m.s
Melodic Elements
re Tuning
Melodic Context
d-r
Rhythmic Element(s)
ta ti-ti Tuning
 
 
Original Starting Pitch
D
Partwork
Form Analysis
AAv
Form Type
Question-answer
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
ta-a

Source
Schinhan, Jan Philip, ed., Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore, Vol. V. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1962. 512.

Informant/Performer
Children in Buncombe County, N.C., 1927

State
North Carolina

Region
South

Origin

Song Type(s)
Singing Game


Game Types
Line
Circle


Sub-Game Types
Line/Single
Circle/Standing


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Animals


Sub Subject
Squirrel

Alternate Titles
Let Us Chase the Squirrel

General Comments
Also in Erdei, Peter and Katalin Komlos, 150 American Folk Songs