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"Barnyard Song"
       



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"Barnyard Song"
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Introducing syncopation while increasing memory skills.

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Description
 

  • Grade: Kindergarten

  • Origin: Kentucky Mountain Song

  • Key: C Major

  • Time: 2/4

  • Form: ABC

  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ti ti ta | ta/ ti | syncopation

  • Pitches: intermediate: So Do Re Mi La Do - pentatonic scale

  • Intervals: intermediate: Do/Mi, So/Do, Do\So

  • Musical Elements: notes: half, quarter, eighth; rest: quarter, eighth; pick-up beat, dotted quarter, tied notes

  • Key Words: USA geography, culture: Kentucky; farm animals hen, duck, cat, goose, sheep, cow, horse, farm animal sounds

 
 


"Barnyard Song"

       
   
1.
I had a a cat and the cat pleased me.
I fed my cat under yonder tree.
Cat goes fiddle-i-fee.
   
 
    2. I had a hen...
Hen goes chimmy chuck, chimmy chuck,
Cat goes fiddle-i-fee.
   
 
   
3.
I had a duck...
Duck goes quack, quack,
Hen goes chimmy chuck, chimmy chuck,
Cat goes fiddle-i-fee.
       
   
4.
I had a goose...
Goose goes hissy, hissy,
Duck goes quack, quack,
Hen goes chimmy chuck, chimmy chuck,
Cat goes fiddle-i-fee.
   
 
   
5.
I had a sheep...
Sheep goes Baa, Baa,
Goose goes hissy, hissy,
Duck goes quack, quack,
Hen goes chimmy chuck, chimmy chuck,
Cat goes fiddle-i-fee.
       
   
6.
I had a cow...
Cow goes moo, moo,
Sheep goes Baa, Baa,
Goose goes hissy, hissy,
Duck goes quack, quack,
Hen goes chimmy chuck, chimmy chuck,
Cat goes fiddle-i-fee.
       
    7. I had a horse...
Horse goes neigh, neigh,
Cow goes moo, moo,
Sheep goes Baa, Baa,
Goose goes hissy, hissy,
Duck goes quack, quack,
Hen goes chimmy chuck, chimmy chuck,
Cat goes fiddle-i-fee.
       


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