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Introducing sixteenth notes with syncopation.

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Description
 
  • Grade: First

  • Origin: Jamaican Game Song

  • Key: E flat Major

  • Time: 2/4

  • Form: ABAB

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

  • Pitches: beginners: Do Re Mi Fa So

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

  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, eighth, sixteenth; syncopation

  • Key Words: Jamaican, London, geography, gold, ring, hyphenated words: hol' (hold), fas' (fast), los' (lost)

 
 


"Biddy, Biddy"


Biddy, Biddy, hol' fas' los' my gold ring,
Carry me to London, come back again.
Biddy, Biddy, hol' fas' los' my gold ring,
Carry me to London, come back again.




 

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