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Running eighth notes with three major thirds (M3) and three minor thirds (m3).

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Description
 
  • Grade: First

  • Origin: Traditional Folk Song

  • Key: E Flat Major

  • Time: 6/8

  • Form: ABAC

  • Rhythm: beginners: running eighth notes

  • Pitches: intermediate: So Do Re Mi Fa So La

  • Intervals: intermediate: Mi\Do (M3), Do\So, So/Do, Do/Mi (M3), Mi/So (m3), Fa\Re (m3), Re\So, So/Re, Re/Fa (m3), Fa/La (M3)

  • Musical Elements: notes: eighth; running eighth notes, pickup beat, intervals of a third

  • Key Words: laundry, washing clothes, washerwoman, dances, sings, washes

 
 

"Ode to a Washerwoman"

Here's a woman, a woman, a good washerwoman,
A woman, a woman, a good washerwoman,
A woman, a woman, a good washerwoman.
She dances and sings as she washes the clothes.

 

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