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"Sandy Land"
       



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"Sandy Land"
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Introducing syncopation for voice and keyboard.

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Description
 
  • Grade: Second

  • Origin: USA - Texas Folk Song

  • Key: G Major

  • Time: 4/4

  • Form: rhythm: AAAB - pitches: AaAB

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

  • Pitches: beginners: Do Re Mi So

  • Intervals: beginners: Mi/So, So\Mi, Do/Mi

  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, dotted eighth, eighth, sixteenth; pickup beat, syncopation

  • Key Words: USA geography, Texas, sandy land, farming, taters (potatoes), sweet potatoes, dig, raise, make a living, fare you well, ladies

  • Keyboard: intermediate: Upper grades: Excellent
    five finger exercise; left, right, and two hands together

 
 


"Sandy Land"

       
  1. I make my living in the sandy land,
I make my living in the sandy land,
I make my living in the sandy land,
Oh ladies, fare you well.
 
 
2.
They raise big taters in the sandy land,
They raise big taters in the sandy land,
They raise big taters in the sandy land,
Oh ladies, fare you well.
 
  3. They dig sweet potatoes in sandy land,
They dig sweet potatoes in sandy land,
They dig sweet potatoes in sandy land,
Oh ladies, fare you well.
 
       

 

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