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"Old John Braddleum"
       



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"Old John Braddleum"
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Introducing and practicing the descending
perfect fifth So\Do (P5).

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Description
 
  • Grade: Kindergarten

  • Origin: England - Traditional

  • Key: C Major

  • Time: 4/4

  • Form: ABCD

  • Rhythm: beginners: | ta ta ti ti ta | syncopation,
    | ta ta ta/a |

  • Pitches: intermediate: Do Re Mi Fa So La

  • Intervals: beginners: So\Mi, Mi/So, So\Do (P5)

  • Musical Elements: notes: half, quarter, eighth; rest: quarter, adding the descending perfect fifth, So\Do (P5), to the beginning Orff interval So\Mi

  • Key Words: world geography: Engalnd; counting from one to twelve, country folk, door, gate, dead, live, posts, sticks, eat, dine, pencils, pens, rhyming words for numbers one through eleven: one/begun, two/you, three/me, four/door, five/live, six/sticks, seven/eleven, eight/gate, nine/dine, eleven/seven

 
 

"Old John Braddleum"


       
  1. Number One, number one
Now my song has just begun.
Rum tum taddle-um, old John Braddle-um,
Oh, what country folk we be.
 
       
 
2.
Number two, number two
They all like me and some like you.
Rum tum taddle-um, old John Braddle-um,
Oh, what country folk we be.
 
       
 
3.
Number three, number three
Some like you but they all like me.
Rum tum taddle-um, old John Braddle-um,
Oh, what country folk we be.
 
       
 
4.

Number four, number four
Some like a gate but I like a door.
Rum tum taddle-um, old John Braddle-um,
Oh, what country folk we be.

 
       
  5.

Number five, number five
Some like 'em dead but I like 'em live.
Rum tum taddle-um, old John Braddle-um,
Oh, what country folk we be.

 
       
  6.

Number six, number six
Some like posts but I like sticks.
Rum tum taddle-um, old John Braddle-um,
Oh, what country folk we be.

 
       
  7. Number seven, number seven
Is just the same as number eleven.
Rum tum taddle-um, old John Braddle-um,
Oh, what country folk we be.
 
       
  8. Number eight, number eight
I like a door but some like a gate.
Rum tum taddle-um, old John Braddle-um,
Oh, what country folk we be.
 
       
  9. Number nine, number nine
Some like to eat but I like to dine.
Rum tum taddle-um, old John Braddle-um,
Oh, what country folk we be.
 
       
  10. Number ten, number ten
Some like a pencils but I like a pens.
Rum tum taddle-um, old John Braddle-um,
Oh, what country folk we be.
 
       
  11. Number eleven, number eleven
Is just the same as number seven.
Rum tum taddle-um, old John Braddle-um,
Oh, what country folk we be.
 
       
  12.

Number twelve, number twelve
If you want any more you must sing it yourself.
Rum tum taddle-um, old John Braddle-um,
Oh, what country folk we be.

 
       



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