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"You Turn for Sugar and Tea"
       



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"You Turn for Sugar and Tea"
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Intermediate syncopation using the pentatonic scale and
mastering the descending tonic arpeggio Mi\Do\So.

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Description
 
  • Grade: Second

  • Origin: USA, Oklahoma - Play Song (square dance)

  • Key: G Major

  • Time: 2/4

  • Form: AB - verse/refrain

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

  • Pitches: beginners: So La Do Re Mi - pentatonic scale

  • Intervals: intermediate: Mi\So\Do descending tonic arpeggio (x6), La/Do, Do/Mi, Mi\Do

  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, eighth, sixteenth; rest: eighth; syncopation, descending tonic arpeggio, adding square dance movements to song, moving to steady beat, verse/refrain

  • Key Words: USA geography: Oklahoma; square dance, sugar, tea, candy, chocolate, cake, ice cream, strawberry cake, popcorn, boys, girls, promenade

 
 

"You Turn for Sugar and Tea"


       
 
1.
You turn for sugar and tea,
I turn for candy;
Boys all love that sugar and tea,
Girls all love that candy.
 
    Refrain:  
    You turn, I turn,
You turn, I turn.
 
 
2.
You turn for chocolate cake,
I turn for ice cream;
Boys all love that chocolate cake,
Girls all love that ice cream.
 
    Refrain  
  3. You turn for strawberry cake,
I turn for popcorn;
Boys all love that strawberry cake,
Girls all love that popcorn.
 
    Refrain  
       

 

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