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“Songs of a Little Child’s Day”
With the Birds

"Dove Talk" Lyrics, Text Format

Excellent for developing the independent voice, girl and boy,
and extending the vocal range.




  • Grade: First
  • Origin: Emilie Poulsson, Eleanor Smith
  • Key: F Major
  • Time: 2/4
  • Form: ABCA
  • Rhythm: beginners: | ti ti ta |
  • Pitches: intermediate: So La Do Re Mi Fa So La Do
  • Intervals: intermediate: So\Mi, Mi\Do, Do\La, So/Re, Do/Fa, So/Do, Do\La
  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, eighth; tempo: andante espressivo/73-77 BPM with expression, poco ritardando/slightly slower; dynamics: piano/soft, pianissimo/very soft, crescendo, decrescendo
  • Key Words: vocal bird sounds, animal science, mate, dove

“Dove Talk”

“Coo-oo-roo!” So in love
Too its mate calls the dove.
“You love me?”
“I love you.”
“I love you.”
“You love me.”
“Coo-ooree!” So in love
Too its mate calls the dove.

"Dove Talk" Music Format
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