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Introducing the raised 5th (Si) in a minor tonality.

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  • Grade: Kindergarten

  • Origin: England - Nursery Rhyme

  • Key: G minor - pitched in B flat Major

  • Time: 4/4

  • Form: ABCA

  • Rhythm: advanced: | ti/ ri ta ti ta ti | syncopation,
    | ta ti ti ta/ ti | syncopation, | ti ri ti ti ti ta/ ti | syncopation, | ti ti ti ti ta | ti/ ri ti ti ti ta ti | syncopation | ti ti ti ti ta (ta) |

  • Pitches: advanced: Mi Si La Ti Do Re Mi Fa - raised dominant (F#, Si)

  • Intervals: advanced: Mi/La, La/Do, Do/Mi, Mi8\Do, Do/Fa, Fa\Re, Ti\Mi, La\Si/La

  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, dotted quarter, eighth, dotted eighth, sixteenth, pickup beat, raised 5th (Si), minor tonality, raised dominant imitates the feeling of ending in G Major (happy)

  • Key Words: world geography: England; family, raising children, broth, bread, wrapped, soundly, bed, family members, spooky, Halloween, All Hallows Eve, sad songs

 
 


"There Was An Old Woman Who Lived In A Shoe"

There was an old woman who lived in a shoe.
She had so many children, she didn't know what to do;
She gave them some broth without any bread,
Then whipped them all soundly and put them to bed.



 

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