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The Farm

"The Bossy Cow" Lyrics, Text Format

Introducing intervals Fa\Re and Re\Ti.



  • Grade: Kindergarten, First Grade
  • Origin: Emilie Poulsson, Eleanor Smith
  • Key: F Major
  • Time: 2/4
  • Form: ABAB
  • Rhythm: beginners: | ta ta | ti ti ta | ti ti ti ti |
    | ta (ta) |
  • Pitches: beginners: Do Re Mi Fa So
  • Intervals: beginners: So\Mi, Fa\Re, Mi\Do, Re\Ti
  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, eighth; rest: quarter; tempo: allegretto; dynamics: mezzo forte, crescendo, decrescendo
  • Key Words: bell sounds, milkman, cow, bossy, milk, strolling, lane, fresh


“Bossy Cow”
Ting! ting! tinkle ting!
Tinkle ting again.
Here comes Bossy Cow
Strolling down the lane.
2. Good old Bossy Cow!
What does Bossy bring?
Fresh milk for us all,
Tinkle, tinkle, ting!
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