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Tonic and dominate octave skips, syncopation, and tonic arpeggios will challenge you best readers.

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  • Grade: Second

  • Origin: English Folk Song

  • Key: C Major

  • Time: 4/4

  • Form: ABCaBC

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

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

  • Intervals: advanced: Do\So, So/Do, Do\Do descending tonic octave skip, Mi\Do, Do/Mi/So ascending tonic arpeggio, Do/Do ascending tonic octave skip, Do\So\Mi ascending tonic arpeggio, So\Do, vocal slur

  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, dotted eighth, eighth, sixteenth; rest: quarter; tonic and dominate octave skips, tonic arpeggios, syncopation

  • Key Words: sacred, holiday season, Christmas, giving season, God, goose, penny, please, getting; abbreviation: haven't (have not), possessive: man's, contraction: ha'penny (half penny)

 
 

"Christmas Is Coming"

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat.
Please to put a penny in an old man's hat.
Please to put a penny in an old man's hat.
If you haven't got a penny, a ha'penny will do,
If you haven't got a ha'penny
then God bless you.
If you haven't got a ha'penny then God bless you.

 

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