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Discovering the tonic arpeggio, excellent after Pitch Warm-up “Finding Do-Mi-So” in D Major.



  • Grade: Kindergarten
  • Origin: USA – Folk Song
  • Key: D Major
  • Time: 2/4
  • Form: AABC
  • Rhythm: beginners: | ta ti ti | ti ti ta | ti ti ti ti |
  • Pitches: beginners: Do Re Mi So La – pentatonic scale
  • Intervals: beginners: So\Mi\Do, descending tonic arpeggio
  • Musical Elements: notes: half, quarter, eighth; eighth and quarter note rhythms, introducing the half note
  • Key Words: earth science, coral colors, insects, sea, sailor, ground, red, white, ocean life




O sailor come ashore.
What have you brought for me?
Red coral, white coral, coral from the sea.

Did not take it from the ground,
Nor pick it from a tree;
Little insects made it in the stormy, stormy sea.

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