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"Saying Good-Night"
       



Contents

     
"Saying Good-Night"
Additional Information
"Songs of a Little Child's Day"
At the Farm


"Saying Good Night" Lyrics, Text Format



Sounding sleepy with andantino sostenuto and poco ritardando.

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Description
 
  • Grade: First

  • Origin: Emilie Poulsson, Eleanor Smith

  • Key: E Flat Major

  • Time: 6/8

  • Form: AAB

  • Rhythm: beginners: ti | ta ti ta ti | ( 6 | 1/2 3 4/5 6 |)

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

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

  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, eighth; repeat signs, pickup beat, multiple endings (4), poco ritardando; tempo: andantino sostenuto/sustained (78-83 BPM); dynamics: mezzo forte/medium loud, piano/soft, crescendo, decrescendo

  • Key Words: farm life, animals, animal sounds: dog (bow-wow), chicks (peep-peep), kittens (mew-mew); downy, bedtime, sleep; abbreviation: 'tis (it is)

 
 
 

"Saying Good-Night"

       
   
1.
'Tis bedtime for the doggy now.
"Good-night" he says with
"Bow-wow-wow!"
"Good-night" he says with
"Bow-wow-wow!"
       
   
2.
The downy chicks must go to sleep.
"Good-night they say with
"peep-peep-peep!"
"Good-night they say with
"peep-peep-peep!"
       
    3. To bed must go the kittens too.
"Good-night" they say with
"Mew-mew-mew!"
"Good-night" they say with
"Mew-mew-mew!"
       
    4. "Good-night," "Mew-mew,"
Good-night," "Peep-peep,"
"Bow-wow," "Good-night
and happy sleep!
"Good-night good-night
and happy sleep!"
       

 

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