Down By the Riverside
Listen Analysis
Song Analysis
Grade Level
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Hexachord
Range
P11
Tone Set
s,l, Drmfsl d'
Melodic Motive(s)
Melodic Elements
Melodic Context
Rhythmic Element(s)
 
 
Original Starting Pitch
B
Partwork
3-part song - 
Form Analysis
A(abb-2c)A'(abc)B(db'c)
Form Type
Call-response
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
ti
ti-tiri
tim-ri
ri-tim
anacrusis

Source
Afro-American Work Songs in a Texas Prison(film). Produced by Pete and Toshi Seeger with Bruce Jackson.

Informant/Performer
A. Joseph "Chinaman" Johnson and group, Ellis, TX 1966

State
Texas

Region
South

Origin
African-American

Song Type(s)
Work Song
Spiritual


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Figures


Subject(s)
War and Peace
Historical
Historical


Sub Subject
Civil War
Freedom and Civil Rights

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