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"Jack Be Nimble"
       



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"Jack Be Nimble" Lyrics, Text Format



Singing all the pitches of the major scale
with syncopation in 6/8 time
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Description
 
  • Grade: Kindergarten

  • Origin: England - Nursery Rhyme, early 1800's

  • Key: C Major

  • Time: 6/8

  • Form: AB

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

  • Pitches: intermediate: Do Re Mi Fa So La Ti Do, singing all the pitches of C major scale

  • Intervals: intermediate: Do/Mi, Re/Fa, Mi/So, Do/So, So/Ti

  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, eighth; rest: eighth; flagged and beamed eighths, 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: where three eights would be a triplet if the beat is represented by a dotted quarter

  • Key Words: world geography: England: nimble, jump, high, low, over, toe, candlestick

May we suggest "Three Jacks," as part of your next program? (Jack and Jill, Jack Be Nimble, Jack Sprat)

 
 

"Jack Be Nimble"

Jack be nimble,
Jack be quick,
Jack jump over
The candlestick.

Jack jumped high,
Jack jumped low,
Jack jumped over
And burned his toe.

 

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