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Repeated syncopated rhythm and repeated practice for the descending interval Re\So (P5) and the ascending So/Mi (M6), ending with a combination descending P5 to an ascending So/Do (P4).

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  • Grade: Third

  • Origin: Germany - Folk Song

  • Key: F Major

  • Time: 3/4

  • Form: ABCB

  • Rhythm: beginners: | ta/ ti ti ti | syncopation,
    | ta ta ta | ta/a ta |

  • Pitches: intermediate: So Do Re Mi Fa So La (Re pivots to the dominate, note: Re was not sung while stepping down to the tonic, Do)

  • Intervals: intermediate: Do/So, Mi\Do, So/Mi, So/Do, Re\So (a unique sound, not a ending point)

  • Musical Elements: notes: half, dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; pickup beat, syncopation, melodic modulation between tonic and dominate intervals

  • Key Words: world geography, Germany, Deutschland, greeting song, camp song, playground song, together, friends, get together, sing, play, share; movement words: snap, clap, hop, skip, dance, shake, wiggle, walk, march, skate, circle game, rhythm instruments

 
 


"The More We Get Together"

       
  1. The more we get together, together, together,
The more we get together, the happier we'll be!
For your friends are my friends, and my friends are your friends,
The more we get together, the happier we'll be.
 
 
2.
The more we play together, together, together,
The more we play together, the happier we'll be!
For your friends are my friends, and my friends are your friends,
The more we play together, the happier we'll be.
 
  3. The more we share together, together, together,
The more we share together, the happier we'll be!
For your friends are my friends, and my friends are your friends,
The more we share together, the happier we'll be.
 
  4. The more we sing together, together, together,
The more we sing together, the happier we'll be!
For your friends are my friends, and my friends are your friends,
The more we sing together, the happier we'll be.
 
       
 
Alternative movement words (verbs): snap, clap, hop, skip, dance, shake, wiggle, walk, march, skate, - excellent circle game for movement and/or rhythm instruments
 
     

 

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