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Syncopation and feeling duple meter in 6/8 time
while practicing a major sixth Do/La\Do.

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Description
 
  • Grade: Kindergarten

  • Origin: England - Nursery Rhyme

  • Key: C Major

  • Time: 4/4

  • Form: ABCD

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

  • Pitches: intermediate: Do Re Mi Fa So La

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

  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rest: quarter, eighth; 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

  • Key Words: world geography: England; telling time, animals, hours, bird, dog, bear, bee, hive, hen, pecked, fiddle-sticks, cat, horse, cake, cow, danced, pig, oinked, duck, quacked, heavens, mouse, noon

 
 

"Hickory, Dickory, Dock"


           
 
1.
Hickory, dickory, dock,
The mouse ran up the clock.
The clock struck "one."
The mouse ran down,
Hickory, dickory, dock.
7. Hickory Dickory Dock!
The horse jumped over the clock,
The clock struck eight 8,
He ate some cake,
Hickory Dickory Dock!
 
 
       
  2. Hickory Dickory Dock,
The bird looked at the clock,
The clock struck two 2,
Away she flew,
Hickory Dickory Dock
8. Hickory Dickory Dock!
The horse jumped over the clock,
The clock struck eight 8,
He ate some cake,
Hickory Dickory Dock!
 
 
       
 
3.
Hickory Dickory Dock!
The dog barked at the clock,
The clock struck three 3,
Fiddle-de-dee,
Hickory Dickory Dock!
9. Hickory Dickory Dock!
The cow danced on the clock,
The clock struck nine 9,
She felt so fine,
Hickory Dickory Dock!
 
           
 
4.
Hickory Dickory Dock!
The bear slept by the clock,
The clock struck four 4,
He ran out the door,
Hickory Dickory Dock!
10. Hickory Dickory Dock!
The pig oinked at the clock,
The clock struck ten 10,
She did it again,
Hickory Dickory Dock!
 
 
       
 
5.
Hickory Dickory Dock!
The bee buzzed round the clock,
The clock struck five 5,
She went to her hive,
Hickory Dickory Dock!
11. Hickory Dickory Dock!
The duck quacked at the clock
The clock struck 11,
The duck said 'oh heavens!'
Hickory Dickory Dock!
 
           
 
6.
Hickory Dickory Dock!
The hen pecked at the clock,
The clock struck six 6,
Oh, fiddle-sticks,
Hickory Dickory Dock!
12. Hickory Dickory Dock!
The mouse ran up the clock
The clock struck noon
He's here too soon!
Hickory Dickory Dock!
 
           

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