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Looby Loo
Song Analysis
Grade Level
1 - 4
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Hexachord
Range
M9
Tone Set
s, Drmfsl
Melodic Motive(s)
d.md.r.r.
d.md.s.s.
sls.fmr.d.z
Melodic Elements
fa Tuning
Melodic Context
f-m
Rhythmic Element(s)
anacrusis Tuning
 
 
Original Starting Pitch
F
Partwork
Form Analysis
A(aa')A'(ab)B(cc3')C(c5'd)
Form Type
Verse-chorus
Rhythm Set
ti
ti-ti-ti
tai
ta-ti
ta-a-a
rest

Source
Fowke, Edith. Sally Go Round the Sun. Garden City, N.Y.:Doubleday, 1969. 18-19. Collected by Alice Kane, 1962.

Informant/Performer
Unidentified children, Toronto, Ontario

State


Region
Canada

Origin
Anglo-American

Song Type(s)
Singing Game


Game Types
Circle


Sub-Game Types
Circle/Moving


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Movement


Sub Subject

Alternate Titles
Here We Go Looby Loo

General Comments
Also in Erdei, Peter, 150 American Folk Songs.