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"Hop Old Squirrel"
       



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"Hop Old Squirrel"
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"Hop Old Squirrel" Lyrics, Text Format




Introducing the first three pitches of the scale, eighth notes,
and, the major third Do/Mi.

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Description
 

  • Grade: Kindergarten

  • Origin: USA - Virginia, Folk Song

  • Key: G Major

  • Time: 2/4

  • Form: ABAb

  • Rhythm: beginners: | ta ta | ta (ta) | ti ti ta|

  • Intervals: beginners: Do/Mi

  • Pitches: beginners: Do Re Mi

  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, eighth; rest: quarter; stepping from Mi down to Do, singing a major third Do/Mi

  • Key Words: USA geography: Virginia; squirrel, non-sense words, hop a steady beat to the music

  • Recorder: beginners: additional practice for B-A-G, following the first beginning recorder selection

  • Keyboard: beginners: a great beginning keyboard tune, for each hand, and both hands together

 
 

"Hop Old Squirrel"

Hop, old squirrel,
Eidle dum, eidle dum,
Hop, old squirrel, Eidle dum, dee!

Hop, old squirrel,
Eidle dum, eidle dum,
Hop, old squirrel, Eidle dum, dee!

 

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