Big Sheep, The
Listen Analysis
Song Analysis
Grade Level
3 - 6
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Pentatonic
Range
P8
Tone Set
m, s,l, Drm
Melodic Motive(s)
Melodic Elements
mi, Practice
Melodic Context
m,-s,
Rhythmic Element(s)
anacrusis Tuning
 
 
Original Starting Pitch
A
Partwork
Form Analysis
AA'
Form Type
Verse-chorus
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
syn-co-pa
ti
tim-ri
ri-tim
eighth rest
anacrusis

Source
Library of Congress AFS 2806 A2. Collected by Herbert Halpert.

Informant/Performer
Austin Harmon, Maryville, TN, 1939

State
Tennessee

Region
Appalachia

Origin
Anglo-American

Song Type(s)
Nonsense and Play


Game Types


Sub-Game Types


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Animals


Sub Subject
Sheep

Alternate Titles
Derby Ram, The

General Comments
Also in Seeger, Ruth Crawford, Animal Folk Songs for Children .