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Around the Green Gravel
Song Analysis
Grade Level
3 - 6
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Hexachord
Range
M6
Tone Set
Drmfsl
Melodic Motive(s)
Melodic Elements
fa Tuning
Melodic Context
m-f
Rhythmic Element(s)
tam-ti Tuning
 
 
Original Starting Pitch
G
Partwork
Form Analysis
AA'A'A'
Form Type
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
ta-a
tam-ti
ta-a-a
anacrusis

Source
Brentwood, Lucy and J.A. Fuller Maitland. English County Songs. London: Leadenhall Press, 1893, 27.

Informant/Performer


State


Region
British Isles

Origin
English

Song Type(s)
Singing Game


Game Types
Circle


Sub-Game Types
Circle/Moving


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Death and Afterlife


Sub Subject

Alternate Titles
Green Gravel

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