Halloween Songs (Resources Supporting the Kodály Method)

Halloween Songs (Resources Supporting the Kodály Method)
Halloween Songs (Resources Supporting the Kodály Method)
Halloween Songs (Resources Supporting the Kodály Method)
Halloween Songs (Resources Supporting the Kodály Method)
Halloween Songs (Resources Supporting the Kodály Method)
Halloween Songs (Resources Supporting the Kodály Method)
Halloween Songs (Resources Supporting the Kodály Method)
Halloween Songs (Resources Supporting the Kodály Method)
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These 6 analysed songs include 2 traditional songs and 3 original Halloween songs and 1 rhyme.

GHOSTS ARE FLYING THROUGH THE NIGHT (Singing Game)
Children will love this fun guessing game as they take turns being the 'Ghost Buster' and the ghosts.
• This song works well for Halloween.
• A great song for practising the rhythmic elements 'ta' and 'ti-ti'.
• This song is in a minor tonality.

GHOST OF TOM
• This is a very versatile 4 part traditional canon with a Halloween theme.
• This song can be sung with rhythmic augmentation (double the length of every rhythm) or diminution (half the length of every rhythm).
• Written in a natural minor scale, this song has a melancholic sound with humorous lyrics!
• Useful for practising the rhythmic element 'too' or for teaching this element to older beginners.

HALLOWEEN
• "Halloween" is a fun song to sing in an harmonic minor scale.
• As "si" (the raised seventh) is approached by step, this song can be used to teach this melodic element.
• With repeated use of "tim-ka" and "ka-tim" this is a great song for practising these elements as well as teaching "ka-tim".

THE LITTLE MOUSE GHOST
• This simple rhyme can be used to teach the rhythmic element 'tika-ti'.
• This is a great rhyme for Halloween!
• You might like to choose students to keep the beat on different percussion instruments while saying the rhyme.

THERE WAS AN OLD WITCH
• "There Was An Old Witch" is a great song to sing if you are celebrating "Halloween".
• This song can be used to prepare or practise minor tonality.
• The rhythm 'tum ti' can be prepared or practised with this song.
• Try singing this song quickly and having students run on the beat as a practise activity for beat for young students.

TRICK OR TREAT – KEEP THE BEAT
• "Trick or Treat - Keep the Beat" is a song comprising one rhythmic and two melodic ostinati.
• One of the melodic ostinati is based on "so" and "la". The other ostinati is written in do pentatonic.
• Rhythms in this song are easy. The song can be used to prepare or practise the rhythm tika-tika.
• The song can be used to teach rhythmic and melodic ostinati.
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