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"Old Abram Brown"
       



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"Old Abram Brown"
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Introducing the minor tonality, three minor thirds,
and ascending submediant octave skip La/La.

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Description
 
  • Grade: Kindergarten

  • Origin: USA - Nursery Rhyme*

  • Key: D minor - pitched in F Major

  • Time: 2/4

  • Form: ABCD

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

  • Pitches: advanced: La Ti Do Re Mi Fa So La - extended range

  • Intervals: advanced: La/Do, La/La ascending submediant octave skip, Mi/So, Re/Fa

  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, eighth; pickup beat, minor tonality, submediant octave skip

  • Key Words: world geography: England; USA; death, gray, coat, button, before/after

* From English theatre origins (call to remove the deceased character from the stage)


 
 

"Old Abram Brown"


Old Abram Brown is dead and gone,
We'll never see him more,
He used to wear an old gray coat,
All buttoned down before.

 

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