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"We Are Little Candles"
       



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Stepping down the staff while singing the major scale. Upper grades transfer reading skills to keyboard and recorder.

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Description
 
  • Grade: First

  • Origin: Traditional

  • Key: C Major

  • Time: 4/4

  • Form: rhythm: ABAB - pitches: ABCD

  • Rhythm: beginners: | ta ta ta ta | ta (ta ta/a) |

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

  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter; rests: half, quarter; stepping down the descending major scale

  • Key Words: Hanukkah, holiday, menorah, candles, flames, dance, play, growing, smaller, melt, watch

  • Recorder: intermediate: excellent sixth (6th) tune for upper grades, following the Beginning Recorder Songs, challenge students to perform the tune: forwards and backwards

  • Keyboard: advanced: upper grades, excellent tune after completing the C Major Scale Fingering Chart

 

"We Are Little Candles"

We are little candles,
See our flames that dance and play.
Watch us growing smaller
'til we slowly melt away.

 

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