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"Hey Diddle Diddle"
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Practicing a vocal slur, adding tied notes,
and feeling syncopation in 6/8 time.


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Description
 
  • Grade: Kindergarten

  • Origin: England - 19th-century Nursery Rhyme

  • Key: F Major

  • Time: 6/8

  • Form: ABCD

  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ti ti ti ti ti ti |
    | ta ti ti ti ti | syncopation, | ta/a/ ti | syncopation,
    | ta/a/ (ti) |

  • Intervals: intermediate: So\Re, Re\Ti, Do/Mi, Mi\Do, Mi\So, So\Mi\Do descending tonic arpeggio

  • Pitches: intermediate: So La Ti Do Re Mi Fa So La

  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rest: eighth; tied notes (tie = plus sign (+) in math), vocal slur, 6/8 time: eighth note receives one beat, divisions of a dotted quarter note: three eights (3 ti's), feeling duple meter (2) in 6/8 time

  • Key Words: world geography: England; cat, fiddle, cow, jumped, moon, dog, sport, dish, ran spoon, laughed

 
 


"Hey Diddle Diddle"

Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle,
The cow jumped over the moon:
The little dog laughed to see such sport,
And the dish ran away with the spoon.

 

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