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Mastering the intervals of the tonic arpeggio while practicing syncopation, including a sixteenth note.
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  • Grade: Third

  • Origin: USA - African American Spiritual

  • Key: F Major

  • Time: 2/4

  • Form: ABC - call/response/refrain

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

  • Pitches: intermediate: So Do Re Mi So La

  • Intervals: intermediate: So/Do, Mi\Do, So\Mi, Mi/So, So\Mi\Do descending tonic arpeggio

  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, quarter, dotted eighth, eighth, sixteenth; rest: quarter, eighth, pickup beat, call/response, phrase ending with rest on fourth or 2nd half of fourth beat

  • Key Words: USA African American history, play song, playground song, game song, gardening, farmer, farming animals, rabbit, rabbit ears, soul, cabbage patch, rabbit tail; abbreviation: ev'ry (every), goin' (going); contraction: they're (they are)

 
 


"Mister Rabbit"

         
    Call:    
    "Mister Rabbit, Mister Rabbit, your ears mighty long!"    
    Response:    
    "Yes, indeed, they're put on wrong."    
    Refrain:    
    Ev'ry little soul must shine, shine, shine.
Ev'ry little soul must shine, shine, shine.

   
    Call:    
    "Mister Rabbit, Mister Rabbit, your in my cabbage patch!"    
    Response:    
    "Yes, indeed, I won't come back."    
    Refrain:    
    Ev'ry little soul must shine, shine, shine.
Ev'ry little soul must shine, shine, shine.

   
    Call: :  
    "Mister Rabbit, Mister Rabbit, your tail's mighty white!"    
    Response:    
    "Yes, indeed, I'm goin' out of sight."    
    Refrain:    
    Ev'ry little soul must shine, shine, shine.
Ev'ry little soul must shine, shine, shine.
   
         

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