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"John the Rabbit"
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Comparing straight rhythms to dotted rhythms. Beginning phrases on the second half of the second beat.

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Description
 
  • Grade: Second

  • Origin: African - Traditional

  • Key: G Major

  • Time: 2/4

  • Form: AaBBbbCCDE

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

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

  • Intervals: intermediate: call: So/Do, Mi\Do, Do\La, So/So dominate octave skip entrance, Do/So, Do\So entrance; response: no intervals

  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, dotted eighth, eighth, sixteenth; rest: eighth; pickup beat, syncopation, call and response

  • Key Words: Easter, holiday, seasonal, seasons, spring garden, farming, farmer, growing plants, vegetables, rabbit, habit, cabbage, potatoes, tomatoes, Fall, cotton; contractions: ain't (am not), gonna (going to)

 
 

"John the Rabbit"

   
Call
Response

   
Oh, John the rabbit, oh, yes,
   
Got a mighty habit, oh, yes,
   
Jumping in my garden, oh, yes,
   
Cutting down my cabbage, oh, yes,
   
My sweet potatoes, oh, yes,
   
My fresh tomatoes, oh, yes,
   
And if I live, oh, yes,
   
To see next fall, oh, yes,
   
I ain't gonna have, oh, yes,
   
Any cotton at all, oh, yes. (no)
   

   
Alternate responses: yes,ma'em
  no, ma'em
  yes, sir
  no, sir



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