Discussion Questions: Kentucky/Appalachian Culture: Shady Grove/Bandyrowe
Discuss how students can pass on songs. Ask: What songs do you remember? Under what circumstances or in what situations were they sung? How did you learn them? Do you know the same songs as your classmates?Listen to the dulcimer accompaniment as Jean Ritchie sings. Is the dulcimer playing higher or lower than her singing?Does “Bandyrowe” sound like a lullaby? What makes it a lullaby? What lullabies do you know?