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Advanced rhythm: sixteenth followed by a dotted quarter, dotted quarter followed by a sixteenth, and contrast between dotted rhythms and straight eighths.

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  • Grade: First

  • Origin: Nigerian Folk Song

  • Key: F Major

  • Time: 4/4

  • Form: ABCDE

  • Rhythm: advanced: | ri ti/ ti/ ri ti ti ti ti | ta/a/a ti ti |
    | ta ta ta ti ti | ti ti ti ti (ta) | ri ti/ ti/ ri ti ti (ta) |

  • Pitches: intermediate: Ti Do Re Mi Fa So

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

  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted half, quarter, dotted eighth, sixteenth; rest: quarter; pickup beat, vocal slur, common ending Re\Ti/Do, syncopation

  • Key Words: geography, Nigeria, Africa, counting backwards, numbers

  • Keyboard: intermediate: excellent five finger exercise for both right, left, and two hands together

 

"We Are Going Down the Numbers"

We are going down the numbers 1 by 1.
We are going down the numbers 1 by 1.
We are going down the numbers,
going down the numbers,
going down the numbers 1 by 1.

 

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