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The Musical PlaygroundGlobal Tradition and Change in Children's Songs and Games$

Kathryn Marsh

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195308983

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308983.001.0001

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Appendix 6 Transcriptions of Selected U.K. Games

Appendix 6 Transcriptions of Selected U.K. Games

Source:
The Musical Playground
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

Example A6.1i

The train goes

ST DDB 02 1 V

down down baby

Performers: Lauren, Jessica

Recorded: Playground, lunch,

St. Augustine’s, U.K.,

27/11/02

Video: ST 02 2 (1:01)

Appendix 6 Transcriptions of Selected U.K. Games

Example A6.1ii

ST DDB 02 1 V continued

Appendix 6 Transcriptions of Selected U.K. Games

Example A6.1iii

ST DDB 02 1 V continued

Appendix 6 Transcriptions of Selected U.K. Games

Example A6.2i

That’s the way I like it

ST TTW 02 6 V

Performers: Jordan, Julie

Recorded: Playground, lunch,

28/11/02 St. Augustine’s, U.K.,

Video: ST 02 2 (59:34)

Appendix 6 Transcriptions of Selected U.K. Games

Example A6.2ii

ST TTW 02 6 V contiuned

Appendix 6 Transcriptions of Selected U.K. Games

Example A6.2iii

ST TTW 02 6 V conituned

Appendix 6 Transcriptions of Selected U.K. Games

Example A6.2iv

ST TTW 02 6 V continued

Appendix 6 Transcriptions of Selected U.K. Games

Example A6.3i

Appendix 6 Transcriptions of Selected U.K. Games

Example A6.3ii

SP IFB 02 15 AV continued

Appendix 6 Transcriptions of Selected U.K. Games

*Place fingers close to head and wave back and forth.

Example A6.4

Mas mas amar mas

EA MMA 02 2 AV

(Bangala)

Performers: Aklima, Farah

Recorded: Ellington, U.K.,

inside, 11/11/02

Video: EA 02 4 (39:30)

Audio: EA 02 2.17

Appendix 6 Transcriptions of Selected U.K. Games

Mas mas amar mas

Fish fish my fish

Ami tumara kaytham

I want to eat you

Ona amara dos

Now give me

Ona ami kaymu

Now am going to eat you

Example A6.5i

Grandpa’s waking up

EA GWU 02 3 AV

(punjabi)

Performers: Osma, Halima

Recorded: Ellington, U.K.,

inside, 12/11/02

Slight nonsynchronization

of movements

Video: EA 02 5 (38:15)

Audio: EA 02 2.80

Appendix 6 Transcriptions of Selected U.K. Games

Example A6.5ii

EA GWU 02 3 AV conitnued

Appendix 6 Transcriptions of Selected U.K. Games

Nana abboo sotey hain neend ki golian khatey hain

Aam lae lo, churian lae lo

Bhen (ki) shadi, (kachey chawal?)

Kachey chawal

Aam lae lo churian lae lo bhen (ki) shadi kachey chawal (?) I say stop!

Grandpa (maternal) is sleeping. He takes sleeping pills,

he takes some mangoes, takes semolina (or knives),

sister’s wedding (uncooked rice?)

Uncooked rice

Take some mangoes, take some semolina, sister’s wedding, uncooked

rice

(?) I say stop!

Note: there appear to be some inconsistencies between the text as translated and that which is audible on the recording. The given text and the translation provided by the translator are shown with the inconsistencies indicated.