Table 1

Interval

Canadian Russian
Mennonite (Klassen)

Walnut Creek, Ohio
(Barbara)

Lancaster County
(Hausman)

Minor 2nd

2

--

1

Major 2nd

6

All

12

Minor 3rd

4

--

4

Major 3rd

1

--

--

Perfect 4th

3

--

4

Major 6th

1

--

1

Minor 7th

--

--

1

Table 2

 

Troyer's Ausbund and
Liedersammlung Songs

Yoder's Amische
Lieder

Upper neighbor tone,
anticipation, final

71     70.3%

40     51.9%

Upper neighbor,
lower neighbor, final

19     18.8%

4       5.2%

Final, upper
neighbor, final

1       1.0%

20     25.9%

Descending notes to final

0        0

5       6.5%

Other

10     10.0%

8      10.3%

TOTAL CADENCES

101

77

Table 3

Very important

5

33

58.9%

 

4

12

21.4%

 

3

6

10.7%

 

2

2

3.6%

Not Important

1

3

5.4%

TOTAL

 

56

100.0%

Table 4

 

Often

Sometimes

Rarely

Never

Cooking

6

10

5

1

Doing Housework

8

12

2

0

Gardening

1

10

10

3

Bathing Child

4

13

6

4

Buggy Riding

5

9

6

2

Playtime

6

7

4

5

Other: while sitting
on the porch in the
evening to relax,
sewing, milking,
bedtime, rocking,
Sunday evening,
mowing the lawn

3

1

0

0